List of lawmakers who accepted and declined raise

Alabama State Capitol
(Associated Press File Photo)

A narrow majority of Alabama Legislators have accepted an automatic pay increase available to them this spring. Lawmakers automatically get the raise unless they returned letters earlier this month asking not to receive it.

Alabama House of Representatives

House members declining the raise:

  • Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn
  • Richard Baughn, R-Lynn
  • Elaine Beech, D-Chatom
  • K.L. Brown, R-Jacksonville
  • Mac Buttram, R-Cullman
  • Steve Clouse, R-Ozark
  • Terri Collins, R-Decatur
  • Randy Davis, R-Daphne
  • Paul DeMarco, R-Homewood
  • Allen Farley, R-McCalla
  • Lynn Greer, R-Rogersville
  • Alan Harper, R-Newport
  • Ed Henry, R-Decatur
  • Steve Hurst, R-Munford
  • Ken Johnson, R-Moulton
  • Ron Johnson, R-Sylacauga
  • Wayne Johnson, R-Ryland
  • Mike Jones, R-Andalusia
  • Paul Lee, R-Dothan
  • Wes Long, R-Guntersville
  • Thad McClammy, D-Montgomery
  • Jim McClendon, R-Springville
  • Mac McCutcheon, R-Huntsville
  • John Merrill, R-Tuscaloosa
  • Barry Moore, R-Enterprise
  • Johnny Mack Morrow, D-Red Bay
  • Jim Patterson, R-Meridianville
  • Dimitri Polizos, R-Montgomery
  • Bill Poole, R-Tuscaloosa
  • Kerry Rich, R-Albertville
  • Bill Roberts, R-Jasper
  • David Sessions, R-Grand Bay
  • Harry Shiver, R-Bay Minette
  • Mark Tuggle, R-Alexander City
  • Lesley Vance, R-Phenix City
  • Kurt Wallace, R-Maplesville
  • April Weaver, R-Alabaster
  • Dan Williams, R-Athens

House members accepting the raise:

  • Alan Baker, R-Brewton
  • Mike Ball, R-Madison
  • George Bandy, D-Opelika
  • Paul Beckman, R-Prattville
  • Marcel Black, D-Tuscumbia
  • Daniel Boman, D-Sulligent
  • Alan Boothe, R-Troy
  • Barbara Boyd, D-Anniston
  • Napoleon Bracy, D-Prichard
  • Duwayne Bridges, R-Valley
  • Greg Burdine, D-Florence
  • James Buskey, D-Mobile
  • Mack Butler, R-Rainbow City
  • Jim Carns, R-Mountain Brook
  • Donnie Chesteen, R-Geneva
  • Adline Clarke, D-Mobile
  • Merika Coleman-Evans, D-Pleasant Grove
  • David Colston, D-Hayneville
  • Dickie Drake, R-Leeds
  • Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa
  • Joe Faust, R-Fairhope
  • Chad Fincher, R-Semmes
  • Craig Ford, D-Gadsden
  • Berry Forte, D-Eufaula
  • Victor Gaston, R-Mobile
  • Juandalynn Givan, D-Birmingham
  • Todd Greeson, R-Ider
  • Dexter Grimsley, D-Newville
  • Laura Hall, D-Huntsville
  • Micky Hammon, R-Decatur
  • Mike Hill, R-Columbiana
  • Alvin Holmes, D-Montgomery
  • Mike Holmes, R-Wetumpka
  • Ralph Howard, D-Greensboro
  • Joe Hubbard, D-Montgomery
  • Jamie Ison, R-Mobile
  • Thomas Jackson, D-Thomasville
  • Anthony Johnson, D-Birmingham
  • John Knight, D-Montgomery
  • Richard Laird, I-Roanoke
  • Richard Lindsey, D-Centre
  • Lawrence McAdory, D-Bessemer
  • A.J. McCampbell, D-Livingston
  • Mary Sue McClurkin, R-Indian Springs
  • Steve McMillan, R-Bay Minette
  • Darrio Melton, D-Selma
  • Mike Millican, R-Hamilton
  • Joseph Mitchell, D-Mobile
  • Mary Moore, D-Birmingham
  • Charles Newton, R-Greenville
  • Becky Nordgren, R-Gadsden
  • Arthur Payne, R-Trussville
  • John Robinson, D-Scottsboro
  • Oliver Robinson, D-Birmingham
  • John Rogers, D-Birmingham
  • Howard Sanderford, R-Huntsville
  • Rod Scott, D-Fairfield
  • Randall Shedd, R-Cullman
  • David Standridge, R-Hayden
  • Patricia Todd, D-Birmingham
  • Allen Treadaway, R-Morris
  • Pebblin Warren, D-Tuskegee
  • Margie Wilcox, R-Mobile
  • Jack Williams, R-Vestavia Hills
  • Phil Williams, R-Huntsville
  • Randy Wood, R-Anniston

Alabama Senate

Senators declining the raise:

  • Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa
  • Scott Beason, R-Gardendale
  • Dick Brewbaker, R-Pike Road
  • Paul Bussman, R-Cullman
  • Gerald Dial, R-Lineville
  • Rusty Glover, R-Semmes
  • Bill Hightower, R-Mobile
  • Jimmy Holley, R-Elba
  • Bill Holtzclaw, R-Madison
  • Tammy Irons, D-Florence
  • Del Marsh, R-Anniston
  • Shad McGill, R-Scottsboro
  • Arthur Orr, R-Decatur
  • Greg Reed, R-Jasper
  • Paul Sanford, R-Huntsville
  • Clay Scofield, R-Guntersville
  • Harri Anne Smith, I-Slocomb
  • Bryan Taylor, R-Prattville
  • Cam Ward, R-Alabaster
  • Tom Whatley, R-Auburn
  • Phil Williams, R-Rainbow City
  • Senators accepting the raise
  • Billy Beasley, D-Clayton
  • Slade Blackwell, R-Mountain Brook
  • Linda Coleman, D-Birmingham
  • Priscilla Dunn, D-Bessemer
  • Vivian Davis Figures, D-Mobile
  • Trip Pittman, R-Montrose
  • Bobby Singleton, D-Greensboro
  • Rodger Smitherman, D-Birmingham
  • Jabo Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills

Senators who did not return a letter and thus will get the raise:

  • Roger Bedford, D-Russellville
  • Jerry Fielding, R-Sylacauga
  • Marc Keahey, D-Grove Hill
  • Quinton Ross, D-Montgomery
  • Hank Sanders, D-Selma

(*)Source: Alabama Senate and Alabama House of Representatives/April 14, 2014 (Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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