90.3 WBHM Birmingham-- When lawmakers return to Montgomery today for the beginning of the 2012 legislative session, they'll have a lot of meaty issues to deal with, from tweaks to the state's immigration law to a potential $400 million budget shortfall.

They'll also tackle several education reform initiatives and as the Southern Education Desk's Dan Carsen tells WBHM's Tanya Ott this year looks a lot like last year with plenty of controversial issues on the table.


~ Dan Carsen, February 7, 2012.