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Alabama State Senate

The Alabama Senate’s Committee on Assignments announced on Feb. 3 that Sen.Tom Whatley (R-Auburn) will become the new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. 

 “It is a privilege to serve the people of my district and the state of Alabama as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee,” Whatley said. “I appreciate the Committee on Assignments and my Senate colleagues for entrusting me with taking on this important role for our state. Alabamians have a strong belief in maintaining the rule of law. As chairman, I will be a strong advocate for supporting law and order and the brave men and women who serve every day in law enforcement to keep our communities safe.”