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8/28/2020 News Recap Podcast

On this episode of the 1819 News Recap Podcast, Justin and Parker discuss: -Tuscaloosa's shuttering of bars and bar service -Governor Ivey's extended Safer at Home order -CARES Act spending -Census response rates in Alabama -Our impressions of the Re ...

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Mobile Radio: Phil Williams on the Jeff Poor Show

This Wednesday, API’s Director of Policy Strategy and General Counsel Phil Williams joined the Jeff Poor Show. In the 20-minute segment, Poor and Williams discuss the likelihood of a special session in 2020 to address the effects of the coronavirus and mo ...

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8/21/2020 News Recap

Josh, Justin, and Parker are all back in the studio this week to record our thoughts and analysis of recent news including: -Rumors of a Special Session (or lack thereof) -The SEC's rules about the 2020 College Football Season -Tuscaloosa's mask and so ...

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Anchored in Alabama: Stories of Hope – Week 18

As API enters the eighteenth-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 today's ...

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8/14/2020 News Recap

On this week's edition of the 1819 News Recap Podcast we discuss: -President Trump's Executive Orders and Memoranda, specifically on unemployment insurance -Back to School coronavirus testing at the University of Alabama -Alabama's sales tax revenue - ...

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Higher Education’s Market Reckoning

Want to buy a college campus? Maybe you’d like to commission the services of a psychology department. Perhaps you’re hoping to hire an associate provost for diversity initiatives. If so, you’re in luck! It’s a buyer’s market. I use the word “market” adv ...

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This Back To School Season, Families Should Decide

Parents and other observers have many understandable questions about how their local school districts are responding to the challenges presented by COVID-19. At this juncture, I don’t think it’s helpful to lay much blame on anyone. There will be plenty o ...