Tag: Alabama legislature

Roadscapes Wednesday: Georgia Wanting to License Bicycles

Cyclists in the south have to often deal with not so friendly drivers.  Some drivers throw trash at cyclists, say bad words at cyclists, and some drivers even attempt to run cyclists […]

Sunday Discussion: The Troubling Alabama Jobs / GDP Picture

So as some of you may know, I have been on the never-ending job search for the last 27 months now.  I have filled out nearly 450 job applications and have been […]

Sunday Discussion: 2013 Alabama Legislature Last-Minute Bills

There are only three meeting days left in the 2013 Alabama Legislative session.  And I wanted to write this post to talk about some of the bills I want to see passed […]

The Case For Common Core Standards

Alabama has made headlines in a very bad way in the last few weeks.  Sen. Dick Brewbaker proposed a bill during the 2013 legislative session to repeal Alabama’s adoption of the Common Core […]

Sunday Discussion: Crazy Bills In The Alabama Legislature

At times I have to just laugh at some of the bills being proposed in the Alabama Legislature.  I have already posted my thoughts on the School Flexibility Bill the legislature rammed through last […]

Alabama Passes the School Flexibility Bill

What a night tonight!  The Alabama Legislature passed the School Flexibility Bill.  The original bill was something both sides of the legislature agreed with.  But after a conference committee session, the bill went from 9 […]

Legislative Roundup 2013: Week 1

Legislative Roundup is back for 2013!  Each week during the 2013 Alabama Legislative session; I will be talking about some of the issues that is being brought up.  For week one, I […]

Sunday Discussion: Alabama General Election 2012

On Tuesday Americans go to vote!  And here in Alabama we have a couple of big races.  After you pick your choice for president we have several big statewide races!  By the […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Seat Belts and Distracted Driving

The entire town of Ragland, AL is in mourning after 16 year-old Kristan Cox was killed on Monday night.  She was riding in the backseat of a car when the car took […]

Vote NO On Amendment One

On Tuesday people in Alabama will go to the polls and vote on only one Issue.  Should the state rewrite the state constitution to make special transfers of $145.8 million a year […]

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