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Contact Your Legislators


We need your help! Take Action and reach out to your legislator and the Ways and Means Committee.  This week there has been talk about closing some of our Alabama State Parks. We need you to reach out to your legislator and ask them to not close our parks, for these are not only our natural treasures but also create ... Read More »

Alabama Senate approves 5-foot safety margin for passing bikes


Cars would have to keep a distance of at least five feet when passing bicycles under a bill passed by the Alabama Senate today. Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, the bill’s sponsor, proposed a distance of three feet. Sen. Bill Holtzclaw, R-Madison, had Allen’s bill amended to change it to five feet. Allen said he is a cyclist who has experienced ... Read More »

2015 Legislative Prayer Breakfast Photos


A record crowd of nearly 200 North Alabama tourism professionals and legislators from the region attended the 2015 North Alabama Legislative Prayer Breakfast hosted by AMLA in Montgomery on March 4th. Show in attendance are (left to right) AMLA Legislative Liaison Sandra Killen-Burroughs, AMLA VP of Marketing Angie Pierce, 2011 Alabama Songwriter of the Year Joseph Baldwin, AMLA President/CEO Tami ... Read More »

Congressional Honor


AMLA HONORED IN D.C. FOR 50 YEARS OF SERVICE In recognition of its service to the communities of North Alabama during the past 50 years, Congressman Mo Brooks of Huntsville, Ala., read into the Congressional Record of the 113th United States Congress the following certificate. AMLA and its members are  extremely grateful to Congressman Mo Brooks for the honor he ... Read More »

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