After much speculation Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb says she will not seek the office. Instead the Democratic Chief Justice has issued a statement says that she plans to remain as chief justice.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of agriculture in Alabama is unveiling a major part of his platform for governor. Ron Sparks is running as a democrat. As part of his campaign he says he plans to guarantee advanced education for every child, reduce taxes and increase funding for Medicaid and education.