Rural Broadband Resize

Rural Broadband: It’s Past Time

As it turns out, we just thought we understood how much we needed better broadband accessibility in Alabama. Rural farmers, hospitals, and schools have been telling us for years that the inequality of our broadband infrastructure created two cla ...

1819 June 26 Recap Resize

6/26/2020 News Recap

Josh is out this week so we are joined by API Senior Director of Fiscal Policy Justin Bogie and API Intern Kate Fountain. On this episode, we discuss - an opportunity for Alabama to use CARES Act funds to offer a statewide sales tax holiday - the Alabam ...

1819 June 19 Recap Resize

6/19/2020 News Recap

Josh is back joining Parker for a jam-packed edition of the 1819 News Recap Podcast. During this episode Parker and Josh discuss: -results from an API commissioned poll regarding a coronavirus-related special session -ads and endorsements in the race in ...

1819 June 12 Recap Resize

6/12/2020 News Recap

Josh is out on vacation this week, so filling his shoes is API's Senior Director of Fiscal Policy, Justin Bogie. Justin and Parker discuss the blackballing of Church of the Highlands by Birmingham City Schools and the Housing Authority of Birmingham, the ...

Magic Tragic City Resize

Has the Magic City Become the Tragic City?

Leadership matters. The tone and tenor of a policy are often the reflection of the leader who presided over the period in which that policy took effect. And leadership matters the most, becomes most visible, and is looked to by others more often when cris ...

Anchored in Alabama Resize

Anchored in Alabama: Stories of Hope – Week Nine

As API enters the ninth week publishing Anchored in Alabama, our team continues to be encouraged by the stories we hear from you and from local media. It is clear that our faith communities and businesses are stepping up to this challenge. We c ...