Entries Tagged as 'Statewide'

Free the Hops bill passed by Alabama State Senate

May 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments · food, politics

Free the Hops has passed allowing residents of Alabama access to beers with a higher alcohol content… pending the signature of Governor Riley.

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No tax on groceries? Could be…

April 16th, 2008 · Comments Off · Business, Magic City Question, Statewide

The Alabama State House of Representatives passed a measure yesterday that would allow voters to decide via referendum in November if they will pay state taxes on groceries. The bill would also take away the ability for some taxpayers to deduct their Federal income tax from their amount of state taxes due as a replacement […]

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Why Free the Hops?

March 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off · food, My Birmingham, politics, Statewide

Beer closeup - Bob Farley/f8photo

That’s a great question — that’s why we invited Free the Hops president Stuart Carter to be our guest blogger over on my Birmingham today to share the case for support of HB 196 and SB 116 & 355. The state house bill comes up for discussion tomorrow in Montgomery and could greatly affect not […]

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