Mobile Radio: Phil Williams on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan

Last Friday, API’s Director of Policy Strategy and General Counsel Phil Williams joined Sean Sullivan on Midday Mobile on FM 106.5. In the segment, Sullivan and Williams discuss the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s recent decision to ban alcohol sales after 11 p.m. To listen, click here (timestamp 9:14).

Hey, ABC Board…Know Your Role!

Let’s start with clearing the air…generally speaking I don’t hang out in bars. This is not a puff piece to defend pub crawls. So before any of my folks, fans or friends think that I’m writing this because I was hoping for one last round after 11 p.m., the answer is “no”. What I do […]

Mobile Radio: Phil Williams on the Jeff Poor Show

This Thursday, API’s Director of Policy Strategy and General Counsel Phil Williams joined the Jeff Poor Show. In the 20-minute segment, Poor and Williams discuss the “masks in class” mandate, rolling back government overreach, and more. To listen, click here.

Huntsville Radio: Phil Williams on the Jeff Poor Show

This Thursday, API’s Director of Policy Strategy and General Counsel Phil Williams joined the Jeff Poor Show. In the 20-minute segment, Poor and Williams discussed how to reopen schools safely, the ABC Board’s decision to ban alcohol sales after 11 p.m., API’s RESTORE Plan, and more. To listen, click here.

Phil Williams Discusses “Masks in Class” Mandate on Evening News

Phil Williams, Director of Policy Strategy for the Alabama Policy Institute, recently discussed Governor Ivey’s “Masks in Class” mandate on  WSFA Montgomery’s evening news program. To watch, click here. To keep up with API, sign-up for our newsletter at alabamapolicy.com/subscribe  

Keep a Weather Eye on the Horizon – A Legal Storm is Brewing

I don’t know if you’ve ever had the displeasure of being at sea when a major storm develops. It is disconcerting, to say the least. As the deck pitches and rolls, the mental review of the all-hands disaster planning takes place in the mind. Pulling into a safe harbor and putting feet on dry land […]

Don’t Be Fooled by a Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone

What if I told you that the government could tax you, then shut down your ability to pay the taxes, then provide you the funds to keep operating, but then tax you an extra amount on the funds they sent you. Sounds ridiculous, right? Well, we’re on the brink of finding out whether it will […]

Has the Magic City Become the Tragic City?

Leadership matters. The tone and tenor of a policy are often the reflection of the leader who presided over the period in which that policy took effect. And leadership matters the most, becomes most visible, and is looked to by others more often when crisis looms. Noted author and lecturer Victor Davis Hanson said that […]

API’s Phil Williams Guest Hosts Jeff Poor Radio Show

Last week, API’s Director of Policy Strategy Phil Williams served as the guest host of the Jeff Poor Show, which airs from 2-5 p.m. on WVNN in North Alabama. Williams served as the host for the full Thursday and Friday shows. To listen to any of the hour-long segments without commercials, click below.   May […]

The RESTORE Alabama Agenda

Read the full RESTORE Plan here. The 2020 Regular Session of the Alabama State Legislature is behind us. Did anyone notice? It was a Session marked more by what didn’t happen than by what did. One minute the lobbyists were being paid well to try and get marijuana legalized, state budgets were flush, and gambling […]