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Op-ed: Building a Better Criminal Justice System Together
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Op-ed: Building a Better Criminal Justice System Together

By Jeff Dunn, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections and Cam Ward, Director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles As Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) and Director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles (ABPP), our top priority is to ensure public safety in Alabama. No matter your...

Le Fleur: Despite Criticisms, Alabama’s Environment Is Best It’s Been Since Standards Were First Measured
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Le Fleur: Despite Criticisms, Alabama’s Environment Is Best It’s Been Since Standards Were First Measured

By Lance LeFleur Director, Alabama Department of Environmental Management As the director of the state agency charged with safeguarding Alabama’s environment, I have great respect for and deep appreciation of our state’s wonderful natural resources and rich biodiversity of species and habitats, including many that are unique to Alabama. Protecting human health and those environmental...

Will Sellers: The Enduring Legacy of Margaret Thatcher
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Will Sellers: The Enduring Legacy of Margaret Thatcher

Unlike many political leaders who espouse high minded principles, she pursued hers with what some considered reckless abandon.  Thatcher took significant steps to push back the suffocating hand of state control and return the economy to a true free market. Government intervention was replaced with individual responsibility and human action.