7/3/2020 News Recap

In this episode of the 1819 News Recap Podcast, Justin and Parker discuss – Governor Ivey’s extended “Safer at Home” Order – Increasing online sales taxes and problems with Alabama’s budgeting process – President Trump’s cancelled rally in Mobile for Tommy Tuberville – Coronavirus parties in Tuscaloosa – A Supreme Court case on abortion – […]

Anchored in Alabama: Stories of Hope – Week Twelve

As API enters the twelfth week publishing Anchored in Alabama, our team continues to be encouraged by the stories we hear from you and from local media. It is clear that our faith communities and businesses are stepping up to today’s challenges. We continue to say “Thank You” for your support of this publication. As always, we […]

6/26/2020 News Recap

Josh is out this week so we are joined by API Senior Director of Fiscal Policy Justin Bogie and API Intern Kate Fountain. On this episode, we discuss – an opportunity for Alabama to use CARES Act funds to offer a statewide sales tax holiday – the Alabama Department of Labor cutting unemployment benefits to […]

Anchored in Alabama: Stories of Hope – Week Eleven

As API enters the eleventh week publishing Anchored in Alabama, our team continues to be encouraged by the stories we hear from you and from local media. It is clear that our faith communities and businesses are stepping up to today’s challenges. We continue to say “Thank You” for your support of this publication. As always, we hope […]

6/19/2020 News Recap

Josh is back joining Parker for a jam-packed edition of the 1819 News Recap Podcast. During this episode Parker and Josh discuss: -results from an API commissioned poll regarding a coronavirus-related special session -ads and endorsements in the race in District 1 for Congressman Bradley Byrne’s open seat between Bill Hightower and Jerry Carl -President […]

Poll: 70% of Alabamians Want a Special Session and Support API’s RESTORE Alabama Plan

Birmingham, Ala. – Today (Thursday, June 18, 2020) the Alabama Policy Institute (API) released the results of a statewide poll conducted by nationally recognized polling company Cygnal. The poll gauged likely voters’ opinions on whether Alabama Governor Kay Ivey should call a special legislative session. It also asked voters if they supported each of the six planks […]

Anchored in Alabama: Stories of Hope – Week Ten

As API enters the tenth week publishing Anchored in Alabama, our team continues to be encouraged by the stories we hear from you and from local media. It is clear that our faith communities and businesses are stepping up to this challenge. We continue to say ‘Thank You’ for your support of this publication. As always, we hope you […]

6/12/2020 News Recap

Josh is out on vacation this week, so filling his shoes is API’s Senior Director of Fiscal Policy, Justin Bogie. Justin and Parker discuss the blackballing of Church of the Highlands by Birmingham City Schools and the Housing Authority of Birmingham, the shutdown of a charter school in Washington County, new Senate polls, and more. […]

Anchored in Alabama: Stories of Hope – Week Nine

As API enters the ninth week publishing Anchored in Alabama, our team continues to be encouraged by the stories we hear from you and from local media. It is clear that our faith communities and businesses are stepping up to this challenge. We continue to say ‘Thank You’ for your support of this publication. As always, we […]

6/5/2020 News Recap

In this news recap edition of the 1819 Podcast, Parker and Josh discuss the protests and rioting sweeping the country, Birmingham area curfews, a rising stock market, and more. To listen, click here, or subscribe on any of your favorite podcasting apps.