Residents to vote on four more state questions in their sweet home of Alabama
By Al Ortiz
The Alabama Secretary of State rounded out the list of 2012 measures on the statewide ballot by recently adding four more questions to be placed before voters.
The four questions added to the ballot were as follows:
- A measure to allow the state to issue general obligation bonds of no more than $750 million for economic development.
- A proposal relating to the authority of state legislature and banking in the state.
- A measure to allow the state legislature to implement a business privilege tax on corporations, among other provisions.
- A question relating to legislative compensation for state legislators.
In all 11 statewide ballot measures will appear on the state ballot, all but one slated for November 6. The one measure that will not be on the ballot on this date is a medicaid amendment which would authorize the transfer of $145.8 million from an oil and gas trust fund to the General Fund for the state Medicaid budget. That measure will appear on the September 18 ballot.