Archive for February, 2017

February 22, 2017

As I have suggested to you, we are looking at one momentous 2018-election year, and it has begun.  Get this folks; we have an open governor’s race.  We have openings at Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State Treasurer, Agriculture Commissioner, three seats on the Supreme Court including the Chief Justice position, all 35 state Senate seats, […]

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February 15, 2017

This third year of the quadrennium Regular Session of the legislature has recently gotten a lot more complex. These next four months will be trying times for the Alabama legislature. They will not only have to deal with a beleaguered General Fund Budget that has to feed a money-eating monster named Medicaid, they have an […]

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February 08, 2017

As the third regular session of this quadrennium begins, the paramount focus once again will be on the budgets. Even more specifically, it will be about the General Fund Budget. Alabama is one of five states that has two budgets. Our Education Budget now receives over two thirds of our tax revenue due to the […]

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February 01, 2017

During the past couple of months everywhere I go people continually ask me why in the world the legislature could not simply put the issue of whether they could vote for or against a lottery on the November ballot. The fact that this inquiry has lingered for this long tells me that folks are upset […]

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