Gov. Mike Pence passes up presidential bid, but future still cloudy

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision not to fulfill the political buzz and chase White House dreams in 2016 doesn't necessarily clear up questions about...

Child welfare bills waiting in Alabama statehouse

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In his recent op-ed for Alabama Today, adoption advocate Sam McClure expressed doubt that lawmakers would have time to pass child welfare legislation this...

Alabama unemployment rate increases slightly in April

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Alabama's jobless rate ticked up slightly to 5.8 percent in April after months of steady decline. The state's unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in March,...

Paul Sanford: Time for a kitchen table conversation about Alabama’s budgets

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From the outside, it might seem like Alabama is experiencing some difficult financial times. Alabama, it is time for a kitchen table conversation about...

Martha Roby: Honoring America’s “Aces”

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More than 60,000 fighter pilots have served in the U.S. armed forces through the years. Among them, only 1,447 have earned the designation of...

Allen Farley: Why judges shouldn’t disregard ignition interlock requirement for DUIs

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Memorial Day weekend is one of the deadliest because of  alcohol-related accidents, behind only the Fourth of July. Alabama has the opportunity to decrease...

Marshall Yates: Will Obama use IRS to silence religious groups on...

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Weddings are typically not a time for politics, but because the U.S. Supreme Court is now considering altering the definition of marriage, a ceremony...

Poll indicates Alabama support for federal trade reform

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The pro-business Main Street Growth & Opportunity Coalition has announced the results of a new poll that purports to show that a steep majority of...

Archives show Hillary Clinton OK’d tax breaks for nonprofits

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As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to...

Virus breaches Statehouse email system

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During debate over the state education budget Thursday, House Speaker Mike Hubbard broke in to ask lawmakers to avoid opening state email because of...