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Coronavirus Restrictions by State: October 2020

Southeastern states responded to the novel coronavirus in remarkably similar ways at the beginning of the pandemic. Shutdowns and stay-at-home orders were the norm. In recent months, however, some states have reopened more than others. For example, Mi ...

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Redistricting and Alabama’s Room Where it Happens

No one really knows how the game is played The art of the trade How the sausage gets made We just assume that it happens But no one else is in The room where it happens This description of 1790s American politics in the well-known musical Hamilton&n ...

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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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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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MOBILE RADIO: Supreme Court Redefines “Sex”

API director of policy analysis Parker Snider recently appeared on Mobile Radio to discuss the Supreme Court's recent redefinition of "sex" to include gender identity and sexual orientation through its ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia. You ca ...