Next year is an election year, and one of the topics you will hear the most about is jobs.
You don’t have to be a politician or a pollster to know that jobs are the number one issue on most voters’ minds - and with good reason!
For the past five years, our economy has been limping along, struggling to create jobs.Read more »
One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving. I love it for many reasons.
It’s a time of year to be with family, and of course, there is always so much good food. But I also love Thanksgiving because I think it is important that we take some time out of the year to think about all the blessings thatRead more »
In two months, the state legislature will reconvene for the final time before the next election cycle. State leaders have announced that this session will move faster than normal.
That is to be expected in an election year. Legislators want to finish business before the primary elections get underway.
A faster legislative session is also good for the taxpayers. The fewer tripsRead more »
We are very good in this country of remembering our veterans and celebrating our freedom.
Every year, we devote three holidays to our country and those who have served in the military: Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.
As a veteran, I am proud and grateful that our country honors it’s veterans. But sometimes I wonder if our country truly understandsRead more »
Over the past five years, Medicaid enrollment in our state has increased more than 20 percent, while at the same time the number of Alabamians on food stamps has increased over 61 percent. This means that the jobs we are creating do not come with health benefits or pay enough to feed a family.
Over the course of that same fiveRead more »