August 25, 2021 – More Summer Political Happenings

Allow me to again open my political notebook for more summer political happenings in the Heart of Dixie. As Labor Day approaches it looks as though…


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August 18, 2021 – Summer Political Happenings

This long hot and wet summer is coming to a close, and Labor Day is on the horizon.  Labor Day weekend will not only mark the beginning of college…


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August 11, 2021 – Status of Race for Shelby’s Seat

The field may be set for the race to fill the Seat of our iconic senior U.S. Senator, Richard Shelby.  When Senator Shelby announced that he would…


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August 4, 2021 – Governor Ivey Should Coast to Reelection

For over a year I have been touting the fact that the 2022 election year in the Heart of Dixie was going to be the busiest and most monumental in…


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July 28, 2021 – Governor Kay Ivey Second Governor from Wilcox County

Kay Ivey is doing a good job as governor. She is a strong and decisive leader, who has done more than steady the ship of state.  She is getting…


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July 21, 2021 – Bibb Graves the Education Governor

Most states have one General Fund Budget.  We are only one of five states that have two. Some of you have asked why we have two budgets – one for the…


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July 14, 2021 – The Story of Charles Henderson, Alabama’s 35th Governor and one of the State’s Greatest Philanthropists

Since I hail from Troy, Alabama, allow me to share with you the story of our only governor. Charles Henderson was not only the 35th Governor of…


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July 7, 2021 – John Patterson

Alabama lost its oldest past Governor when John Patterson passed away last month. He died on the same land where he was born in rural Tallapoosa…


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June 30, 2021 – Privatization of ABC Stores Fails Again

Alcohol was on the minds of many Alabama lawmakers this year as the legislature considered an abnormally high number of alcohol-related bills.…


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June 23, 2021 – Legislative Session Essentially Successful

The 2021 legislative session ended last month with an impressive slate of legislative accomplishments. A goodly amount of the credit for the success…


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