Points of Policy: The Unsung Heroes of Education with Annette Funderburk

In this Points of Policy Edition of the 1819 Podcast, API’s Phil Williams and guest Annette Funderburk, President of Ingram State Technical College, a member of the Alabama Community College System that was established for the sole purpose of providing job training to incarcerated students, discuss the importance of education within the correction system in […]

1/31/2020 News Recap: Israel Peace Plan, Kobe Bryant, and an Alabama Lottery?

In this jam-packed episode of 1819, Josh and Parker discuss the biggest news stories of the week including a possible Alabama lottery, the death of Kobe Bryant, impeachment drama, and more. This week, we are also joined by API Chief Operations Officer Carl Jones, a long-time veteran of the US Marine Corps and Air Force, […]

MOBILE RADIO: New marriage laws in Alabama

API director of policy analysis Parker Snider recently appeared on Mobile Radio to discuss the shift in Alabama’s marriage laws from marriage licenses to marriage certificates. Snider answered questions about how this change will affect new marriages in the state, whether or not other laws were changed as well, and no-fault divorce. You can listen […]

Mobile Radio: Parker Snider discusses the importance of census participation in Alabama

API director of policy analysis Parker Snider recently appeared on Mobile Radio to discuss the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census to Alabamians. Snider addressed misconceptions of how seats in the House of Representatives are allocated, how Census numbers influence business decisions, and why all Alabamians should ensure they are counted in the 2020 Census. […]

Why limited-government conservatives should participate in the Census

For limited-government conservatives, slamming your door on the person who says, “I’m with the federal government and I’d like to ask you a few questions” may indeed be a natural response. It is not, however, considerably helpful, especially to the conservative cause. In fact, Alabamians failing to be counted in the 2020 Census could fuel debilitating blows to the conservative movement, both in Alabama and across the nation.