In this paper, the Alabama Policy Institute examines the Personnel Boards of Jefferson and Mobile Counties and provides a solution for jurisdictions that do not […]
The RESTORE Act allows local governments to make the majority of meaningful decisions as to how the money is spent. In doing so, the RESTORE […]
Both the employment and compensation problems are significant contributing factors to Alabama’s unfunded pension and retiree health care liability. According to official state estimates, Alabama’s […]
According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will result in a slowing of both gross state income […]
The Alabama Policy Institute (API) has collected data on Alabama’s 50 most populous cities and ranked them based on criteria that both ensure business success […]
This paper provides a concise explanation of the PPACA (Obamacare) as it currently exists, with a focus on the important provisions that relate to individuals, […]
The implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 45 states (including Alabama), two territories and the District of Columbia has created intense controversy. Supporters […]
In order to excel in an increasingly competitive global marketplace, Alabama must be as attractive as possible to businesses looking to establish or grow operations in the state. While Alabama’s business-friendly image is usually assessed at the state level, Alabama must also consider how its individual cities compare against each other with respect to economic, social, and educational factors attractive to businesses.
Richard Garrett, API Senior Fellow, outlines the results and affects of the Supreme Court’s decision on the PPACA.
In order to excel in an increasingly competitive global marketplace, Alabama cities must be as attractive as possible to businesses looking to establish or grow operations.