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Scott Tindle: Alabama can harness the crypto, blockchain boom

Alabama has become a home for innovation and excitement in recent years. From aerospace to automobiles to agriculture, Alabama has found itself in a...

Junior Achievement of Alabama working to pave new paths beyond a college degree

For decades, the conventional wisdom has been that earning a four-year college degree was an important step in promoting upward mobility. For the most...

The Wiregrass Innovation Center: A home for future visionaries

It was thrilling to be part of the recent groundbreaking of the Wiregrass Innovation Center in downtown Dothan. The Wiregrass Innovation Center will be...

Six ways to thrive before you die: ‘Get busy living or get busy dying’

A few years ago my wife’s best friend and mentor was diagnosed with terminal cancer. On her death bed she looked deep into my...

Steve Flowers: Liberal Democrats in Washington Fear Katie Britt

Senator Katie Britt has quickly established herself as one of the most effective, well-respected members of the United States Senate. In all my years observing...

Recognizing Memorial Day in Alabama

For the past 12 years and for 13 times overall, I have had the privilege to visit each one of our 67 counties in...

Sen. Tuberville: Protecting those who protect us goes beyond National Police Week

Last week was National Police Week. But, if you ask me, one week isn’t nearly enough to sufficiently honor the brave men and women...

Speaker Ledbetter: Productive session offers promise that Alabama’s best days are yet to come

It’s been a little over two weeks since the Legislature adjourned Sine Die, and I believe the people of Alabama should be proud of...

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

Heading into Alabama’s 2024 Regular Legislative Session, Medicaid expansion was expected to be one of the major topics under discussion. However, the session came...

Rep. Jerry Carl: Supporting the security of our nation

The Biden Administration has proven time again to be working against the American people. This past week I fought for our law enforcement officers,...

Jack Caine: Detroit’s guide to religion in Alabama

Football is a religion in Alabama. And if anyone commits an act of sacrilege against the Vicar of Tuscaloosa, the consequences are sharp and...

Steve Flowers: A Democrat wins a House seat in Alabama

The national media has been keenly interested that a Democrat has been elected to an Alabama House of Representatives seat. I have had several...

Rep. Lomax, Sen. Bell: Advanced air mobility is Alabama’s next frontier

Alabama’s approach to economic development receives high praise from corporate leaders around the globe, and rightfully so. The reasons for our success are straightforward:...

Mike Ball: Where did we go wrong? Alabama patients are still waiting for medical cannabis

The best laid plans of mice and men almost always go awry, but that’s not a good reason to give up. Sir Edmund Hilary...

Tim Harrison: Mercedes workers are wise to question UAW campaign promises

The United Auto Workers recently won a workforce unionization vote at a Volkswagen manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Now the union has set its...

Rep. Carl: Fighting Mexico’s illegal seizure of Alabama’s Vulcan Materials

Two years ago, the Mexican government launched an illegal invasion and takeover of Alabama-based Vulcan Materials Co.’s deep-water port in Mexico. In May 2022,...

Gerrick Wilkins: Alabama’s automotive industry at risk with the unwelcome arrival of UAW

With over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry, I have had the privilege of watching Alabama ascend to the forefront of manufacturing...

Rep. Jerry Carl: Biden’s ‘America Last’ agenda

The Biden Administration is totally out of control, and American people are hurting the worst. Biden’s regulations have noticeably burdened the American people in...

Riley McArdle: Anti-Israel protest at the University of Alabama shows Joe Biden is even more unpopular than we thought

On Wednesday, during their week of final exams, students at the University of Alabama found time to gather in the university’s Student Center Plaza...

Susan DuBose, UPenn swimmer: You know what a woman is – let’s make sure Alabama law does too

Alabama parents do not share the Biden administration’s goal of creating a society where biological sex is replaced with ‘gender identity’ in our schools...

State Sen. Allen: First responders need support as new generation of automobiles emerge

As EVs and charging stations become more common in Alabama and across the nation, there is a need for first responders to be better equipped and...

Justice Will Sellers: Discrimination’s diversity

One hundred years ago, Congress passed and President Calvin Coolidge signed a new immigration bill. While relatively uncontroversial in the United States - it...

Tourism Director: Agreement on Beach Express Bridge is victory for all Alabamians

When Gov. Kay Ivey announced recently that Alabama had agreed to buy the Foley Beach Express Bridge and eliminate its tolls, you could almost...

Former U.S. Attorney Jay Town: The reauthorization of FISA 702 was vital to national security

The Reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) was absolutely vital to our national security.  Why then is every bout...