Dec
11
2012

Senator Marc Keahey Pre-Files Bill to Reverse Property Tax Increase on the Disabled

During the 2012 legislative session, HB 120 passed unanimously in both the House and the Senate. It was portrayed as a bill to eliminate the inequities on property tax exemptions for the elderly and the disabled. While many deserving senior citizens will benefit due to the bill’s passing, like so many other pieces of legislation [...]

Jun
12
2012

Ellie Wilson Serves as Legislative Intern with the Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY–Ellie Wilson, of Grove Hill, recently completed a legislative internship in the offices of Senator Marc Keahey (D-Grove Hill) and Senator Roger Bedford (D-Russellville) through the Alabama Law Institute for the 2012 Regular Legislative Session. Ellie was selected as one of sixteen interns after completing a competitive application and interview process. The Alabama Law [...]

Jun
05
2012

Supermajority Fails to Fund Alabama’s Veterans and Military

Less than one week after we honored the men and women who died in service to our country, seventeen veterans service offices were closed around the state. Three of the offices closed are located in the southwest Alabama counties of Baldwin, Washington, and Wilcox.

The main function of these VA offices was to help eligible [...]

Feb
01
2012

T.J. Atchison Spinal Cord Injury Research Act Would Bring Groundbreaking Medical Research to Alabama

MOBILE – Alabama State Sen. Marc Keahey will propose legislation that will establish and generate research funding for groundbreaking spinal cord injury research.

The bill will set up the T.J. Atchison Spinal Cord Injury Research Act, a first of its kind in Alabama. The research act, named after University of South Alabama student T.J. Atchison, [...]

Sep
14
2011

New Jobs Will Be Economic Boost Praises Huntsman Corp. for Investment in Region

Press Release

McIntosh, AL – Senate Minority Whip Marc Keahey (D-Grove Hill) today praised the Texas-based Huntsman Corporation for creating hundreds of new jobs in southwest Alabama by expanding its production facility located in McIntosh.

Huntsman announced earlier today that the company would be conducting a multi-million dollar engineering study on the use of [...]