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Education budget must be protected to safeguard Alabama’s future

Dr. Robert Witt

September 9, 2015

Legislators return to Montgomery this week for a second special legislative session to address the $200 million shortfall in the General Fund budget. It is critical to the economic future of our state that our ability to invest...

Protect education by keeping state budgets separate

Hunter Richey

August 21, 2015

Lawmakers in Montgomery were called into special session this month to determine their course of action in addressing a massive deficit in the state general fund budget. As students at The University of Alabama and residents of...

Change in Alabama policies starts with loosening voting restrictions

Madelyn Schorr

July 29, 2015

Three weeks ago, the Center for American Progress Action Fund, a D.C.-based think tank, released a report entitled “The Health of State Democracies.” The report took a look at various factors that contribute to how well-functi...

Alabama politicians: You’re drunk, go home

Leigh Terry

October 22, 2014

I have to admit, I laughed when I saw the news Monday that state Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard had been indicted on 23 class B felony counts. Most of those charges revolved around questions of how Speaker Hubbard may have ...

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