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2018 Attorney General Candidate Questionnaire: Chess Bedsole Responses

Please see below for Chess Bedsole’s responses to the 2018 Alabama Policy Institute and Yellowhammer News Attorney General Candidate Questionnaire. Submitted on May 18 at 5:04 pm View responses in PDF format here. 2018 Attorney General Questionnaire Alabama Policy Institute and Yellowhammer News ACTING PHILOSOPHY Interpreting the Law Question: Attorneys general are in the business […]

API and Yellowhammer News Release 2018 Legislative Candidate Questionnaire

Candidates for public office, once elected, bring their underlying principles and perspectives on policy issues into office with them, thus defining how they govern. It is important for citizens to know and understand the candidates for which they are voting, and Yellowhammer News and the Alabama Policy Institute (API) are partnering to bring that information […]

2018 Attorney General Candidate Questionnaire: Chris Christie Responses

Please see below for Chris Christie’s responses to the 2018 Alabama Policy Institute and Yellowhammer News Attorney General Candidate Questionnaire. Submitted Friday, May 18 at 8:19 am View responses in PDF format here. Chris Christie’s Responses to 2018 Attorney General Questionnaire Alabama Policy Institute and Yellowhammer News ACTING PHILOSOPHY Interpreting the Law Question: Attorneys general are […]

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What you need to know about Proposed Constitutional Amendments Three and Four

On November 6, Alabamians will vote on four proposed statewide constitutional amendments. Although the first two amendments will likely receive the most attention (API’s analyses can be found on our website), amendments three and four deserve notice as well. They are, in fact, changes to the longest known constitution in the world. We’ll start with […]

Prepare to vote on constitutional amendments, Alabama

The drought, as they say, is over. Football season is back in Alabama. To no one’s surprise, the Alabama Crimson Tide was ranked #1 in both the AP and Coaches preseason polls. Almost simultaneously as the return of college football, however, is the beginning of another all-too-familiar season for Alabamians. That season, of course, is election […]

Learning fiscal responsibility from the fall of MoviePass

One year ago, a relatively-unknown company announced that, for a monthly fee of $9.95, subscribers could see one movie a day without paying anything at the box office. That’s right – even though the average movie ticket in the U.S. is $9 – a $9.95 monthly subscription could get you into 31 movies. Since last […]

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API at Rotary: Alabama reform needed for upward mobility

The Boaz Rotary Club welcomed representatives from the Alabama Policy Institute to its Oct. 17 meeting to discuss some of the organization’s 2019 priority issues that they said were chosen to help low-income Alabamians achieve upward economic mobility. “We did some research and compared our state to others and found something disturbing,” said API Senior […]

VIDEO: API’s Parker Snider discusses anger in politics on APTV’s Capitol Journal

Parker Snider, policy relations manager for the Alabama Policy Institute, discussed anger in politics last week on Capitol Journal with Don Dailey, which airs on Alabama Public Television. Watch the interview here (interview begins at 13:20): https://video.aptv.org/video/october-5-2018-ul5nme/ To keep up with API, sign-up for our newsletter at alabamapolicy.com/subscribe

AUDIO: API fellows discuss Kavanaugh controversy on Huntsville radio

J. Pepper Bryars and Rachel Blackmon Bryars, both senior fellows with the Alabama Policy Institute, discussed the debate surrounding Judge Brett Kavanaugh last week on the Dale Jackson Show, which airs on WVNN 92.5 FM in Huntsville. Listen to their interview here: To keep up with API, sign-up for our newsletter at alabamapolicy.com/subscribe.