Last week, the Alabama House of Representatives voted 92-3 to pass the Alabama Literacy Act (HB 388) with bipartisan support. Every child deserves the opportunity and support to become an excellent reader.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) ensure that the citizens of Alabama receive the highest standard of anesthesia care for their surgery, labor and delivery, and emergency needs where and when you need it.
Senate Bill 156 clarifies the definition of a CRNA by describing the relationship that exists with surgeons and removes language that can be seen as a barrier to care, especially in rural Alabama.
. The last few weeks in the Alabama legislature bring to mind an image from HBO’s harrowing drama True Detective, where a cynical Matthew McConaughey bleakly quotes Friedrich Nietzsche and says, “time is a flat circle.” Some things will apparently not change, and so here we are again debating an education lottery and abortion.
Having failed to lock in lasting change of power during the Obama era and the Mueller Report exonerating President Trump, Democrats now hope to create a situation where the Supreme Court has power over the executive and legislative branches by adding up to six liberal Justices.
By JIM SEARCY, Executive Director of the Economic Development Association of Alabama The Alabama Jobs Enhancement Act was passed last year to provide clarity to an issue that could have crippled Alabama’s economic development efforts. The bill was necessary to provide clarity regarding a requirement for economic developers and site selectors to register as lobbyist to...
By Phil Williams, Director of Policy Strategy, Alabama Policy Institute The increased gas tax became law this week amid much Goat Hill fanfare, reminding me of a Clint Eastwood line from an epic western: “I’ve never seen so many men wasted so badly.” The Alabama Policy Institute has said for weeks that improved state infrastructure...
This may not have been a perfect bill, and certainly future legislatures will tinker and tweak it in various ways. In the end, though, it is an important achievement of mature governance that recognizes improvements cannot come about on their own.