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Lottery supporters were left saying “so close …” last week after the latest attempt to establish the game in Alabama collapsed under the weight of competing interests and power plays. It was reminiscent of the failed lotto player, successfully matching his numbers one-by-one until his hopes are dashed when that final digit proves ever elusive. […]

HUNTSVILLE RADIO: Should we expand Medicaid in Alabama?

API Senior Fellow J. Pepper Bryars and Fred Holland of Huntsville’s WTKI radio discussed Medicaid expansion in Alabama. Would it help? Would it hurt? Why do credible economists predict vastly different outcomes? Listen here:

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If only Alabama’s leaders had a magical Medicaid “Choose Your Own Adventure” book, so they could flip ahead and see the different outcomes we could expect by expanding the government insurance program that was originally designed for the poor and disabled. Would it end in a stronger economy, more jobs and a vibrant system of […]

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API director of policy strategy Phil Williams recently appeared on Viewpoint Alabama, a weekly radio show that is broadcast on over 60 Alabama radio stations, to discuss the importance and limitations of the upcoming 2020 Census. Williams described what questions will be on the census, how seats in the House of Representatives are allocated and […]

API on Viewpoint Alabama: 2019 Legislative Recap

API Director of Policy Strategy Phil Williams was interviewed for a June edition of Viewpoint Alabama, an Alabama radio show that is broadcast on over sixty local radio stations weekly. During the interview, Williams the important issues of the 2019 Legislative Session including abortion, the Accountability Act, free speech on campus, the gas tax, and the […]