As the price tag for Alabama’s new prisons rapidly approaches $1 billion each, these costly prisons should make us consider how we make decisions about using corrections facilities.
A citizen legislature is wonderful for limited government, but today our citizen legislators must create resilience against efforts by Washington and blue states to erode our freedom.
Today I offer a measure to make Alabama the education reform leader: end government schools entirely.
Having the governor appoint a state health officer will not correct the deficiencies of our emergency powers laws, but the debate might encourage reforms before the next pandemic.
Can a law restricting banks increase economic freedom? In the case of Alabama’s Senate Bill 261, the “anti-ESG” bill, the answer is likely yes.
The PRICE Act would phase in universal educational savings accounts (ESAs) over three years, funded by the state at $6,900 a year.
The state legislature will take up reauthorization of the Alabama Jobs Act next session. The reauthorization affords an opportunity to consider economic and ethical questions raised by targeted incentives for businesses.
America’s labor force participation rate has fallen for two decades, with large drops during the Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic. Alabama’s rate trails the national average, potentially hamstringing our economy.