API report breaks down ‘hotbed of corruption’ gaming legislation

API report breaks down ‘hotbed of corruption’ gaming legislation

The Alabama Policy Institute
On February 22, 2024

The Alabama Policy Institute (API) released a report outlining concerns about the gaming bills passed by the Alabama House of Representatives last week.The two bills include the enabling legislation, House Bill 152 (HB152) and the constitutional amendment, House Bill 151

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High Stakes Game: Lawmakers eyeballing loopholes that could bring casino to Baldwin County

High Stakes Game: Lawmakers eyeballing loopholes that could bring casino to Baldwin County

The Alabama Policy Institute
On February 14, 2024

As written, the latest gaming bill introduced in the Alabama Legislature opens the possibility of gambling in Baldwin County. While some welcome the idea, others are pushing for change to the bill's language to keep

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API’s Stephanie Smith on Capitol Journal

API’s Stephanie Smith on Capitol Journal

The Alabama Policy Institute
On February 13, 2024

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC3PO_-Rcrk

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I enjoyed talking through the merits and probability of gambling legislation passing this session with Jeff Poor today:  https://audioboom.com/posts/8418310-alabama-policy-institute-s-stephanie-holden-smith-jeff-poor-show-monday-12-18-23?utm_campaign=detailpage&utm_content=retweet&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR3AVGo-kjcHJmDsbuRiDbUkMbgBBmuwbenLs0iri-qYjMv8_f2KbZtmSUU

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API’s op-ed with SBA Pro-Life

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School Choice is a hot button issue nationwide. Some governors have been championing this idea for years, but there has been a noticeable domino effect

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Is this what fiscal conservatism looks like?

Last week, a Washington Examiner columnist wrote an opinion piece entitled “Fiscal conservatism doesn’t always mean tax cuts.” It highlighted recent comments by the Alabama House of Representatives’ newly

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API Announces HB2 as Key “No” Vote

Birmingham, Ala. – Today (February 22nd, 2022), the Alabama Policy Institute (API) announced HB2, the anti-rioting bill, as a Key “No” vote on the API Watchlist, API’s annual legislative

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Last year, API published its first annual API Watchlist, a scorecard of Alabama legislators based on how they voted on key issues, how accessible they

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FAQs: Vaccine Mandates in Alabama

Last week, UAB rescinded its vaccine mandate after we threatened legal action. Since then, ACLL has received many phone calls and emails from people around the state

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On this episode of the 1819 Podcast, API’s Parker Snider gives a quick update on the podcast’s future.

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Announcing Rightside Radio

In this edition of the 1819 Podcast, host Scott Stantis is joined by Chief Policy Officer Phil Williams to discuss the announcement of Rightside Radio,

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Suppose an intelligent machine deems you guilty of a crime. Suppose the police were to treat the machine’s judgment as evidence of your guilt. Would

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