MONTGOMERY — A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, a committee meeting day:
Senate Finance and Taxation-General Fund Committee approved a House-passed bill to use $7.8 million in federal funds to operate state employment and unemployment compensation offices and prevent layoffs. Goes to Senate.
Senate Governmental Affairs Committee voted to create a commission to study ways to create more meeting space for the Legislature, including remodeling the current Statehouse or constructing a new building. Goes to Senate.
House Government Appropriations Committee meets at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
House Judiciary Committee meets at 9 a.m. Thursday.
House Education Appropriations Committee meets at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Senate Confirmations Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
House and Senate meet at 10 a.m. Thursday.
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