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  • The Times-Journal is pleased to offer a voice for lawmakers on both the state and federal level through guest columns. These are published periodically.
Wednesday 04/15/2015
Remove the earmarks, give us freedom on spending
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 5:43 pm

Alabama’s General Fund budget, which appropriates taxpayer dollars to non-education state agencies like Medicaid, the Department of Corrections, Public Safety and others, faces an economic crisis not seen since the darkest days of the Great Depression.

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Wednesday 11/06/2013
In Alabama, veterans are heroes
Updated: November 06, 2013 - 2:56 pm

Anger and disgust.

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Friday 08/26/2011
State’s path to DC changes
Posted: August 26, 2011 - 4:13 pm

In 1961 all 11 of our senators and congressmen were white male Democrats. Today eight out of nine of our members of Congress are Republican and two are women.

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Friday 08/19/2011
State saves on redistricting
Posted: August 19, 2011 - 3:25 pm

Legislators must redraw congressional lines every 10 years after the census to equalize populations in each district.

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