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State Supreme Court often forgotten in Alabama

Our 1901 Alabama Constitution replicates the United States Constitution in designing a triumvirate of government.  The Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches are designed to have ... Read more

3 months ago by Steve Flowers.

COVID-19 campaign: Still work to be done

With the loosening of Covid-19 vaccination criteria over the past several weeks, more and more Americans are taking advantage of the opportunity to get the ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted Article.

Masking remains in effect in state

I was able to take a break recently and took my first flight in over a year and I saw an interesting comparison between our ... Read more

4 months ago by Submitted Article.

Gambling, budgets remain a priority for legislature

The Legislature is at the midway point of the 2021 Regular Legislative Session.  They have used 15 days of their allotted 30-day legislative session. Read more

4 months ago by Steve Flowers.

End of COVID may be in sight

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Covid-19 pandemic, we may be seeing hope for the end of this craziness.  A lot has happened ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted Article.

Birmingham’s inside man is Alabama’s political ‘kingmaker’

Historically, political power in the state has rested in the rural counties.  Read more

5 months ago by Steve Flowers.

Will Legislature allow Alabamians to vote on gambling revenue for state?

In 1998 Gov. Don Siegelman ran for governor of Alabama on a platform of proposing that his administration would enact legislation creating a state lottery. Read more

5 months ago by Steve Flowers.

COVID cases still on decline

COVID-19 results continue to show a nice decline in both the number of cases tested and the number of positives being reported. We continue to ... Read more

5 months ago by Submitted Article.

Reapportionment, gambling and prisons top priorities

The 2021 legislative session has begun.  It will be a monumental and difficult session. Due to COVID restrictions, the logistics of just meeting will be ... Read more

5 months ago by Steve Flowers.

COVID vaccine plan expands

The Coronavirus has been with us for nearly an entire year and I have been writing with weekly up-dates.  Read more

6 months ago by Submitted Article.

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