7/3/2020 News Recap

Jul 3, 2020

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 – […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]