Alabama's unemployment rate is the lowest it's been in five years. Alabama leads the nation by having the biggest drop in unemployment rate in the last 12 months. Since the governor came into office there have been 500 announcements where new companies have come to Alabama or existing businesses have expanded.
At the moment, Riley is focusing on hurricane relief efforts, as he should be. But a special session is under consideration. Everybody knows there are schools in Alabama that have maintenance and infrastructure needs, ... The idea of a bond issue to address these school needs is simply under discussion.