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The detrimental effects of the humanitarian and national security crisis on our border extend all the way to Alabama communities. That’s why I’ve made it a priority to address our immigration … more
State Senator, Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia), has been in the Alabama House and Alabama Senate for over 40 years. That is a record in Alabama history and definitely a record of longevity for any … more
Decades of bad immigration policies have undermined our laws and led to the worst conditions at our border we’ve ever seen. U.S. Border Patrol agents have apprehended a staggering 56,278 … more
Some of us who were former legislators, who served our counties in the legislature a long time, were considered by many to always be their legislator. A good many of my former constituents still call … more
In the past eight years, 13 Alabama hospitals -- seven of which have been in rural areas -- have been forced to shutter their doors. Not only did these hospitals provide lifesaving care in their … more
Our Senior U.S. Senator, Richard Shelby, turns 85 this week. In March he reached another milestone – he surpassed Senator John Sparkman as the longest serving U.S. Senator in Alabama history. … more
I knew it had happened to me, so I concluded it was happening to others. I’m a small business owner, and for years I owned and operated small catastrophe-restoration franchises in Mobile and … more
Folks, taking care of prisoners is not a popular political issue. However, every so often Alabama politicians pragmatically have to acquiesce to the mandates of federal judges and grant our … more
If only Alabama’s leaders had a magical Medicaid “Choose Your Own Adventure” book, so they could flip ahead and see the different outcomes we could expect by expanding the government insurance … more
What could be better than a cure for cancer? How about not needing one? This is a central theme of Alabama’s first annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month this April, and with good reason, as the … more
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