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April 7, 2021: As the Regular Legislative Session evolves, I recall years past when George Wallace was governor. George Wallace was definitely a political genius and a master of the legislative … more
On April 9, many of the Safer at Home restrictions are scheduled to expire. While President Joe Biden has called on governors and mayors to extend mask mandates, Gov. Kay Ivey has indicated that she … more
March 31, 2021: Last week we alerted you to the fact that next year will be a banner year in Alabama politics. The governor, lieutenant governor and all other statewide constitutional offices are … more
A trucks-only bridge over the Mobile River and repainting the lines on the Bayway to add a third lane each way might not be the concept some had in mind when improved access across Mobile Bay was … more
All signs point to a Titanic political year in 2022. In fact, as I look back over the last six decades of my observations of Alabama politics, next year may be the most momentous. Most states … more
Safeguarding the election process from fraud is essential to preserving our democratic republic. Across the United States, honest citizens want honest elections. Preventing election fraud … more
One year. One year of isolation. Fear. Anger. Sickness. Death. One year of giving a helping hand. Of learning what matters most. One year of communities working together here and around the … more
The Legislature is at the midway point of the 2021 Regular Legislative Session. They have used 15 days of their allotted 30-day legislative session. The Senate has been consumed with attempting to … more
During all the grim economic news of 2020, it appeared last December that Spanish Fort might be getting a Christmas present in the upcoming year. Company representatives of the giant distributor … more
Historically, political power in the state has rested in the rural counties. Birmingham has been the home of the “Big Mules,” where the money that fueled the gubernatorial campaigns came from, … more
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