Arise legislative update: Lawmakers OK bills to extend higher court fees, restore property tax break for disabled Alabamians

Disabled Alabama homeowners would receive a full homestead exemption, regardless of their income, under a bill that the House passed 101-0 Thursday. Also this week, the Senate voted 27-3 Wednesday to make last year's court fee increases permanent. This legislative update highlights lawmakers' action on those bills and a House committee's approval of a plan to redirect some money from the Children First Trust Fund to the General Fund.

Read ACPP policy analyst Chris Sanders' legislative update here.

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