August 3, 2006 RSS feed / Editorial

Guest Columnist

Campaign finance reform sorely needed

There was one good result-but clearly one that was unintended-from the recently completed primary elections. The tremendous cost of the primaries is the best evidence that we badly need campaign finance reform in Alabama. More...

From Our Files

115 years ago "Our county jail now contains 11 prisoners-a pretty large family for Sheriff Chapman." More...

Alabama Scene

Dr. Corts has big cleaning job ahead of him

While it was not unanimous, the State Board of Education has picked Dr. Thomas Corts to serve as interim chancellor of the troubled two-year community colleges in Alabama. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Was Siegelman's conviction because of Scrushy connection?

As we stroll through the dog days of summer the political scene is quiet. The opposing sides are girding up for battle in the fall. They are plotting strategy and raising money. The campaigns traditionally kick off after Labor Day. More...