AL Needs Real Hope Resize

Alabama Needs Real Hope, Not a State Lottery

There are a number of policies, particularly those that stimulate economic growth, that are proven solutions to poverty. Just as easily identifiable are policies that exacerbate poverty. Sometimes these policies have good intentions of serving the poor, b ...

Republican Proposal a Bad Move Resize

Republicans’ Proposal a Bad Move for Alabama

We have known for months that a deal was in the works to expand gambling operations in Alabama either through a lottery, a tribal compact, or privately run casinos. This move under Republican leadership is disheartening, but not surprising. Any chance a ...

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 ...