February 29, 2016

WBRC Alan Collins 2/25/16 MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) – Governor Robert Bentley signed a bill into law in Thursday that prevents cities and municipalities from setting their own minimum wage. This week the Birmingham City Council voted to increase minimum wage to $10.10. Alabama senators voted overwhelmingly to block Birmingham’s minimum …

November 17, 2015

In November 2014, we posted our state preemption predictions for the 2015 legislative sessions. We based our predictions on the history of state preemption strategy and on trends in preemption legislation filed or adopted in 2014 and earlier. We also considered past experience with industry lobbyists and front groups, as …