Election-Year Expectations Resize

What Will Be the Legacy of the New Legislature?

Lately, Alabamians have struggled to discern any difference between what they thought they voted against in November and what they might be getting in the coming months. A commitment to oppose tax increases is now being replaced with a “bold” move to incr ...

Prison Reform through Conservatism Resize

Prison Reform Through the Conservative Lens

As Alabama's legislative session gets closer, the momentum for prison reform is at an all-time high. The current prison overcrowding crisis provides a great opportunity for the Legislature to address a problem that has increased i ...

Gambling off the Table Resize

Governor is Right to Take Gambling off the Table

Supporters of expanding gambling in Alabama often hype the opportunities missed by our state to "keep Alabama gambling dollars in Alabama."  Given the economic and social damage that would come with establishing a compact with the Poarch Creek Indian ...