Opinion

Capitol Report for May 6, 2013

I am pleased to announce that on April 26 several highway project bids opened in our Senate District. In Colbert County we will soon see ... Read more

Thanks for all the support

The Russellville City Schools Education Foundation is very grateful for the wonderful support shown by those who bought dinner tickets and attended our first annual ... Read more

Republican ‘fix’ bills for Accountability Act only make a bad law worse

Once again, the Alabama Legislature is being asked to “fix” a bill that was rushed through without taking the time to think it through or ... Read more

Law Day is designed to educate on legal system

Each year the nation observes Law Day on May 1. Law Day is designed to educate people of all ages about the legal system and ... Read more

Capitol Report for April 22, 2013

This past week I called on the Republican Supermajority to once again bring forth the Medicaid Expansion Bill so that we may have an opportunity ... Read more

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Columnists

Should college athletes be paid?

There is a drama unfolding in college athletics, but isn’t there always? But unlike other sports dramas, this drama could affect the game many of ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for all the help

The Chucky Mullins Memorial Scholarship committee would like to thank all those who helped to make the fourth annual Chucky Mullins Memorial golf tournament a ... Read more

Thanks for all the support

The Russellville City Schools Education Foundation is very grateful for the wonderful support shown by those who bought dinner tickets and attended our first annual ... Read more

Law Day is designed to educate on legal system

Each year the nation observes Law Day on May 1. Law Day is designed to educate people of all ages about the legal system and ... Read more

The governor should listen to Franklin County

I was in disbelief when Gov. Bentley vetoed a bill from Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow and Sen. Roger Bedford that would allow Franklin County to ... Read more

Can we afford such debts?

I voted for President Obama in 2008 mainly because he promised if he were elected he would reduce the national debt. Instead it has about ... Read more