August 28, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Eliminate sales tax on food

From the State Senate

It's official once again: Alabama leads the nation in low taxes. According to the U.S. More...

Labor's role in politics

Inside the Statehouse

As we approach Labor Day I am reminded of the prominence that organized labor played in Alabama politics in bygone years. More...

Zero tolerance of school violence

Our Opinions

The student fighting incident at Clarke County High School last week was unfortunate but if the matter is handled correctly, it shouldn't be a major problem. The way to handle it is to severely discipline all of the students involved. More...

Children should have right to defend, protect themselves

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Adults have laws that allow them to defend and protect themselves— "The right to protect act." As adults, we are the teachers and leaders of our children. More...

TK plant construction moving on

Congress Reports

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the second annual Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council Luncheon. Bob Soulliere, president and chief executive officer of ThyssenKrupp USA LLC, delivered the keynote speech. More...