January 15, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Congress Reports

111th Congress begins

Last week, the 111th Congress began with the swearingin of senators and representatives and the start of legislative activity for what is sure to be a very busy year. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Davis is the wild card

Last week's discussion about the looming 2010 governor's race spurred interest in the other statewide races next year. The lieutenant governor's race hinges on which major players answer the bell in the governor's race. More...

Pat Lindsey

Our Opinions

One of the "Lions" of the Alabama Senate has died. State Sen. Wallace Henry Lindsey III of Butler—better known as "Pat"—died in his sleep this weekend while hunting with Lt. Gov. Jim Folsom, State Sen. More...

Change law on jail meals

Morgan County Sheriff Greg Bartlett was arrested and jailed recently for feeding prisoners in the county jail sorry, skimpy meals. More...

Guest Columnist

Learning from our mistakes

2008 wasn't a fun year. A recession was coming, but greedy and self-interested leaders brought us to the brink of a depression. I'm angry about the shape we are in. I want to make sure it never happens again. More...