Alabama Policy Institute: Governor Ivey should reject renewed calls to expand Medicaid 

Alabama Policy Institute: Governor Ivey should reject renewed calls to expand Medicaid 

Stephanie Smith
On May 23, 2024

The long-term costs of Medicaid expansion outweigh any perceived short-term benefits to the state. API supports Governor Ivey’s hesitation to tie our state to the federal albatross and would encourage her to continue to reject

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2024 Regular Session Discussion on Priority Talk with Greg Davis

2024 Regular Session Discussion on Priority Talk with Greg Davis

Stephanie Smith
On May 20, 2024

The 2024 Regular Session was a decisive victory for conservative policy. 25 of our 30 BluePrint Issues were considered and 17 of our issues were successful. Stephanie Smith & Greg Davis discuss the legislation session

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2024 Regular Session Conservative Victories

2024 Regular Session Conservative Victories

The Alabama Policy Institute
On May 20, 2024

CONSERVATIVE VICTORIESThe 2024 Regular Session was a decisive victory for conservative policy. 25 of our 30 BluePrint Issues were considered and 17 of our issues were successful.

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