Ala. Senate roll call on school flexibility bill

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Votes Thursday as the Alabama Senate, on a 26-7 vote, approved a bill to give school systems more flexibility in complying with state education law. The Senate version excluded teacher tenure from the flexibility. Voting yes were 21 Republicans and 4 Democrats. Voting no were 0 Republicans and 7 Democrats. Not voting was 1 independent.

REPUBLICANS VOTING YES

Allen, G. (Cottondale); Beason, S. (Gardendale); Blackwell, S. (Birmingham); Brewbaker, D. (Montgomery); Bussman, P. (Cullman); Dial, G. (Lineville); Fielding, J. (Sylacauga); Glover, R. (Semmes); Holley, J. (Elba); Holtzclaw, B. (Madison); Marsh, D. (Anniston); McGill, S. (Woodville); Orr, A. (Decatur); Pittman, T. (Daphne); Reed, G. (Jasper); Sanford, P. (Huntsville); Scofield, C. (Guntersville); Taylor, B. (Prattville); Waggoner, J. (Vestavia Hills); Ward, C. (Alabaster); Whatley, T. (Auburn); Williams, P. (Rainbow City).

REPUBLICANS VOTING NO

None.

DEMOCRATS VOTING YES

Coleman, L. (Birmingham); Dunn, P. (Bessemer); Figures, V. (Mobile); Ross, Q. (Montgomery).

DEMOCRATS VOTING NO

Beasley, B. (Clayton); Bedford, R. (Russellville); Irons, T. (Florence); Keahey, M. (Grove Hill); Sanders, H. (Selma); Singleton, B. (Greensboro); Smitherman, R. (Birmingham).

INDEPENDENT NOT VOTING

Smith, H.A. (Slocomb).



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