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  1. Hidden Costs of Stagnant Minimum Wage
    July 28, 2014 | By Jennifer Marsden  
  2. You’ll Never Guess Who Just Bought Half of UAB’s Football Tickets
    July 22, 2014 | By Dave Folk  
  3. For Uber Bad Ideas, Look No Further than Birmingham’s City Council
    July 21, 2014 | By Dave Folk  
  4. Right Women, Right Now (Kay Ivey)
    June 19, 2014 | By Kay Ivey  
  5. Welcome to Shawshank: Prison Reform in Alabama
    June 18, 2014 | By Steven Boydstun  

Recent Blogs:

  1. The Northern Beltline a Boon to Northwest Birmingham
    June 4, 2014 | By Wesley Vaughn  
  2. House of Byrnes
    February 26, 2014 | By West Honeycutt  
  3. Barking up the Wrong Tree in the Alabama House
    February 25, 2014 | By Wesley Vaughn  
  4. The Sermon on the Mount-gomery
    February 20, 2014 | By Wesley Vaughn  
  5. Republicans Still Don’t Get It
    February 11, 2014 | By Michael Hansen  
  6. Not Getting Jobbed by Bentley’s Job Numbers
    February 3, 2014 | By Wesley Vaughn  
  7. The Southern Snowstorm and Sprawl
    January 31, 2014 | By Wesley Vaughn  
  8. Two Good Initiatives in Alabama That Make Me Happy
    January 24, 2014 | By Wesley Vaughn  
  9. The Crimson White Covers Sweet Home Politics Launch
    January 23, 2014 | By West Honeycutt  
  10. House Democrats’ Legislative Agenda
    January 21, 2014 | By Wesley Vaughn  


Jonathan Barbee Qualifies to Run for Public Service Commission

February 13, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

Last Thursday night, Republican State Executive Committee Member and small business owner Jonathan Barbee gathered with family and friends at the Alabama Republican Party headquarters where he formally qualified to run for Place 2 on the Public Service Commission. Barbee’s qualifying hardly came as any surprise. He announced his candidacy last August and has traveledContinue Reading

Bobby Lewis Qualifies for Alabama House District 85

February 12, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

Dothan resident and small business owner, Bobby Lewis, qualified with the Alabama Republican Party last Friday as a candidate for State House District 85. Known locally as “The Mater Man,” Lewis runs a family farm and owns Bobby Lewis Auction and Real Estate. “My goal is to make our district pro-growth, focusing on bringing inContinue Reading

Steve Flowers Withdraws from PSC Race

February 7, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

Republican Candidate for Public Service Commission Place 2 and Former State Legislator, Steve Flowers, announced this morning that he will no longer continue to see the Republican nomination for office. “I only considered a race for the State Public Service Commission after the State Ethics Commission confirmed that I could continue my career as Alabama’s leading politicalContinue Reading

Darius Foster Qualifies as Republican for State House District 56

February 4, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

Small business owner Darius Foster qualified as a candidate for State House District 56 with the Alabama Republican Party on Monday. “My focus will be on education and jobs. I will assist our school systems in any way that I am able,” said Foster, an associate board member for the Alabama Policy Institute. “We have toContinue Reading

ALFA Endorses Adam Thompson for State Auditor

January 30, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

The Alabama Farmers Federation (ALFA) today endorsed Adam Thompson for the office of State Auditor. ALFA is considered by many to be a major player in state politics and its political action committee, FarmPAC, contributes significant amounts to political campaigns at all levels of Alabama politics each year. “Adam Thompson is a young man runningContinue Reading

Dr. Jennifer Marsden to Challenge Rep. Steve Clouse in House District 93

January 27, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

Democrat, family doctor and former Army Veteran Dr. Jennifer Marsden has announced her intentions to challenge Rep. Steve Clouse (R – Ozark) for the Alabama House of Representatives in District 93. Marsden, who is a graduate of Harvard University and obtained her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, served in the United States ArmyContinue Reading

Steve Forbes to Address Auburn Conservatives for Tomorrow

January 27, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

Auburn Conservatives for Tomorrow (ACT) and Young America’s Foundation are set to host Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, parent company of Forbes. “An Evening with Steve Forbes will be an insightful and educational night,” stated a press release from ACT. “Those who attend will learn the value of free enterprise, individual freedom,Continue Reading

Alabama Democrats Unveil 2014 Priorities for House Session

January 21, 2014   |   By Wesley Vaughn  

The House Democrats announced their 2014 legislative agenda today, a month after the House Republicans announced theirs. The Democrats’ agenda has three priorities: job creation and retention, education and ethics. “It’s about schools and it’s about jobs,” House Minority leader Craig Ford (D-Gadsden) said. “Today, Democrats are offering real solutions that will help create jobs,Continue Reading

University of Alabama MBA Program Named Top Over-Performer

January 17, 2014   |   By West Honeycutt  

The Manderson MBA Program at the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce moved up 20 spots on this year’s U.S. News list of top-ranking MBA programs. Poets and Quants named the Manderson Program the No. 1 over-performer in the country. “UA’s MBA program came in as the top over-performing school on the list, indicating that the schoolContinue Reading

Adam Thompson Qualifies for State Auditor Race

January 14, 2014   |   By John Hammontree  

Adam Thompson filed papers with the Alabama Republican Party yesterday, effectively making him the first candidate to qualify for the office of State Auditor. Current State Auditor Sam Shaw is unable to pursue reelection due to term limits, so Thompson is the first entrant into an open field. “I’m proud to be the first oneContinue Reading