Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has made the right decision not to set up the health exchanges created by The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]
The proposed Constitutional Amendment would tie the base legislator compensation to the median household income in Alabama. Legislators should be required to provide a transparent, publicly-accessible account of expenses before being reimbursed.
Despite the growing economic crisis surrounding Medicaid, politicians in Alabama recognize the potential political cost of taking up Medicaid reform. Unless market-based reforms are implemented, Alabama taxpayers will likely pay more for Medicaid coverage through higher state and federal taxes.
On the November ballot, Alabamians will vote on a state constitutional amendment to change the manner in which their legislators are compensated. Those who remember the […]
The voters of Alabama have spoken and decided to give Alabama’s elected officials more time to sort out the reforms needed to put Alabama’s fiscal […]
One of the most troubling things about the statewide September 18th vote on the constitutional amendment to transfer $437 million out of the Alabama Trust Fund […]
Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued thousands of pages of regulations that threaten existing energy producers with catastrophic fines and industry-killing regulations that […]
Budgetary issues continue to demand the attention of Alabama’s state government; you don’t have to look any further than the pages of nearly every newspaper […]
One of the most dangerous, and rarely discussed, exercises of raw power is the issuance of expansive court decrees. Consent decrees have a profound effect on […]
DROP stands for Deferred Retirement Option Program (or Plan in some states). It was first designed to allow retiring employees who would be difficult or expensive […]