Keeping Better Track Resize

Keeping Better Track of Alabama’s State Property

Supposedly the State of Alabama owns 6,560 individual pieces of real estate. The State “supposedly” owns them because the database from which this information comes, the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR) “State-Owned Land Regi ...

Incentives for Tax Changes Resize

Incentives for Tax System Changes

April 18th was Tax Freedom Day for 2013.  On average, all income earned prior to April 18th went to pay federal, state and local taxes. This means that Americans were solely working for the government for the first 4.5 months of this year. In 2011 a ...

Amendment 8 Resize

In Upcoming Elections, One Vote Matters

The Declaration of Independence states that to secure certain unalienable rights, "Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed...." Likewise, the Alabama Constitution notes "hat all political power is ...

Wisconsin's Recall Election Resize

Wisconsin’s Recall Election Matters to Alabamians

In the 2012 regular legislative session, Alabama's political leadership continued to struggle with the usual special interest groups fighting against limited government and fiscal responsibility. After the jarring results of the 2010 state elections where ...