July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Editor's Notes

Breaking out of the gilded cage

In Washington, D. C. last week to cover and help promote efforts to four-lane U.S. Highway 84, I got in a bit of sightseeing as well and showed my daughter Maggie some of the best parts of our nation's beautiful capital. More...

Congress Reports

Lots of good news

Last week, President Bush and the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that this year's federal budget deficit will be nearly $40 billion lower than originally projected. More...

Our Opinions

New prison delayed

Among the items that died in the last legislative session was one for further studies for a new prison to replace the worn-out Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka. More...

What Others Say

Another tax holiday

Remember Alabama's first sales-tax holiday last year? Well, it's coming again. This year the designated weekend is Aug. 3-5, and the same rules as in 2006 will apply. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Beating out Louisiana

It seems like the saying, "thank God for Mississippi," has been around most of my life. This adage referred to our perennial status on most economic barometers and rankings as 49th but Mississippi was always last or 50th. More...

View from Montgomery

A good advocate

Birmingham attorney Lenora Pate has a resume that would wow just about anybody. More...