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University of Alabama team wins $1 million grant to develop tool...

Across the country, opioid abuse has reached epidemic levels, severely affecting communities and straining public safety resources. The Institute of Business Analytics, or IBA, a...

Martha Roby: Continuing our fight against the opioid crisis

While the news of the day and partisan bickering often distract from the issue, it is important that we remember our nation is in...

Richard Shelby, Doug Jones concur on key vote to combat opioid...

With the support of both Alabama senators, the U.S. Senate on Monday passed sweeping, bipartisan legislation aimed at combating the nation's deadly opioid epidemic. The legislation, H.R....

Bradley Byrne: Fighting the opioid epidemic

For too long, a problem of epic proportion has been growing outside of the headlines in the United States: the opioid epidemic. The reality...

Alabama Senate votes to toughen fentanyl penalties

The Alabama Senate on Tuesday unanimously voted to toughen penalties for trafficking a powerful synthetic opioid, fentanyl. Fentanyl has caused fatal overdoses across the United States....

Five issues to watch Alabama lawmakers tackle in 2018

Alabama lawmakers began the 2018 legislative session on Tuesday. Throughout the 30-day session, they'll endeavor to tackle a hefty list of policy changes on topics...

Mobile, Ala. joins the fights against opioid manufacturers

The City of Mobile, Ala. is hoping to hold the companies it says is responsible for dumping millions of dollars' worth of prescription opiates into...

SPLC pushes back against Kay Ivey’s Drug Task Force decision

On Thursday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced the state will use $1.3 million in federal grant money to establish a new statewide drug task force...

Richard Shelby voices support for Donald Trump’s efforts to combat opioid...

President Donald Trump announced his administration would declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency Thursday, which the White House says is killing 175 people...

Promise, promises: What Donald Trump has pledged on health care

President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign...
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