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Tom Greene: 6 Surprising Secrets of Success

Anxiety in America is at an all-time high right now. It’s the time of year that US high school seniors are learning where they...

Steve Flowers: Population and political power now rests in North Alabama

Growing up as a teenager in the 1960s, I served as a page in the Alabama Legislature. One day when I was around 13...

Jimmy Rane: Working for Alabama will build stronger workforce, economy and communities

As an entrepreneur who started a humble, two-man business nearly 55 years ago that today employs more than 2,000, I am well aware that...

Jon Barganier: Child care is the foundation of Alabama’s workforce

Childcare is an essential resource for Alabama’s working parents, yet the supply of quality, affordable, and accessible childcare is not keeping up with the...

Rep. Jerry Carl: Reflecting on Holy Week

Palm Sunday marked the beginning of Holy Week. For those of us who are Christians, this week is a good time to slow down,...

State Sen. Gudger: Child care is the industry that keeps Alabama working – it’s time to invest in it

Every parent knows that raising a family comes with important decisions: where to send your child to school, what after-school activities they will participate...

Steve Flowers: Runoffs set for new Second Congressional District primary races

The most interesting and paramount race on the ballot in the March 5 primaries was the one for the new open Second Congressional District. This...

Rep. Jerry Carl: Here to serve

While securing our southern border, cutting wasteful government spending, and holding the Biden administration accountable are a few of my top priorities, I also...

Guest opinion: Birmingham-Southern a $30M investment for a $2B return

Last spring, the Alabama Legislature passed the Distressed Institutions of Higher Education Revolving Loan Program Act with a unanimous vote in the Senate and...

Steve Flowers: Few surprises in March 5 primary results

There were very few surprises in our March 5 primary results.  Since we are essentially a one-party Republican state when it comes to presidential,...

Marlowe: Prioritizing teacher compensation, supporting local schools is key

As Alabamians, we pride ourselves on being supportive of our neighbors, communities, and most importantly, our children. Doing the best we can for Alabama's...

Reed: Alabama Senate delivers on its priorities at the midpoint of the 2024 legislative session

The Alabama Legislature has been in session for fifteen legislative days, marking the midpoint of the 2024 legislative session. Alabamians work hard each day...

Rep. Carl: Taking care of Alabama’s First Congressional District

Last week, I helped pass a bill that has a lot of wins for Alabama’s First Congressional District.  I am excited this bill brings...

Todd Strange: The future of Hyundai is Alabama – not Detroit

I had the privilege of being the Director of the Alabama Development Office during the Hyundai recruitment, Chairman of the Montgomery County Commission when...

AL House Majority Leader: U.S. Senator Katie Britt exemplifies hope for a better future

Over the past three and a half years, we have watched as President Biden took every possible step to weaken our nation. We have seen...

Ledbetter: IVF is as pro-life as it gets, and the Legislature is committed to protecting it

When the Legislature adjourned for the weekend on February 15th, plenty of challenging issues were already waiting for us to return the following week....

Rep. Carl: Keeping up with Congressman Carl

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the privilege to meet with small business owners, farmers, educators, and families across South Alabama. Time and...

Rooted in history: Little Bluestem for Alabama’s state grass

HB229, sponsored by State Rep. Ron Bolton (R-Northport), is being promoted by the College Republican Federation of Alabama to highlight the native biodiversity that...

Justice Sellers: Emerging leadership of John Hancock

On March 5, 1774 - 250 years ago Tuesday - John Hancock cemented his legacy as a leader of colonial resistance to British rule...

Daniel Sutter: Economics of ‘shrinkflation’

President Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently criticized “shrinkflation”. The details are secondary to the larger question of who decides how to respond...

Clay Scofield: Even a small dose of labor union snake oil could prove poisonous to Alabama’s economy

Alabama stands at an economic crossroads, and the path we take will determine if the record low unemployment and historic industrial recruitment successes of...

Stadthagen: Setting the record straight on IVF after misleading attacks from out-of-state dark money group

Over the weekend, several members of the Alabama House Republican Caucus were targeted by ads claiming that their votes to reinstate IVF treatments to...

Steve Flowers: ‘Tis the (primary) season

This coming Tuesday is Primary Election Day in Alabama. Your vote next week is probably as important this Tuesday as it will be in...

Caroleene Dobson: The Mexican Border crisis demands a short game solution – and a long one

Cable news networks and newspaper headlines continue to deal the crisis along our 2,000 mile border with Mexico, but despite the impeachment of Alejandro...