I’m certain that many of you have heard about the drug fentanyl in the news these last few years, the powerful opioid similar to morphine or oxycodone but 100 times more powerful than both of those drugs and much more addictive and deadly.
A billion extra dollars laying around should always be a serious and well-informed debate. But last week that billion dollars blew out the backside of Alabama’s statehouse like scoot through a goose.
As a grandparent, I am learning that the greatest legacy I can leave my grandchildren is the memories we create together.
Habitual liars are known for twisting the truth about everything, whether large or small. For the progressive left, telling the truth appears to be uncomfortable and difficult, while lying feels right.
Christians of Alabama: In gratitude for God’s grace in the Gospel, you need to be the modern-day William Wilberforce.
Listen to 1819 News Contributor Lauren DeMoss Benson on "News & Views" with Joey Clark as they discuss the secret curriculum chosen by Ivey appointee Kevin Balius who once co-wrote an article advocating the forced instruction of LGBT subject matter on children as young as kindergartners.
Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss exhibition driving and the proposed increased penalties for the dangerous behavior.
In a time where passivity reigns and people are going to hell on our watch, Angelo Wilson wasn’t content to let that happen.
State government should only impose regulations when they serve as a legitimate means to ensure the health and safety of Alabamians.
Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on "Midday Mobile" with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the ARPA bill in the Alabama legislature which basically leaves the spending decisions to the governor.
This is not just a fight in blue states far away. The call is now coming from inside the house as we enter the fight of our lives for our children, here in our own state of Alabama.
Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on "News & Views" with Joey Clark as they discuss five teacher pay raises in the past four years with no appreciable increase in student scores and the governor wants to raise their pay again.
The first thing you should know about me is that I am very nosy person. I get this from my mother. I have my black belt in rubbernecking.
Without substantial structural reforms, simply increasing teacher pay is unlikely to improve the quality of a public education in Alabama.
It's not too late. Have faith! Another revolution has already begun to take shape in the minds and hearts of more Americans than you know.
People will respond to a leader who says, with the courage of his convictions, “I see a better way! Follow me!”
Every religion has its traditions. Growing up Catholic, the big event for a kid is your first holy communion.
I have always struggled with being a people-pleaser. This mentality grew increasingly stressful for me and my family. I was constantly drained, anxious, and unable to cope with everything I had added to my plate.
Lying liars don't just live in D.C. They live in Montgomery, AL, too. And they're already lined up, hands out, to work for lobbyists, not you.
Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on "Midday Mobile" with Sean Sullivan as they discuss how tax rebates are just a one-time refund of taxpayer money while tax cuts are an ongoing and continuous refund of taxpayer money, and the only positive long-term outcome of tax rebates is the government won't be able to spend that money.
Judging from Gov. Kay Ivey’s speech last Tuesday, as well as several bills filed by Alabama lawmakers, it looks like some tax relief is in the cards for 2023.
Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss school choice and whether it will be considered by the Alabama House of Representatives this legislative session or will the AEA succeed in killing it again.
In a nation governed by the rule of law, there must be a hierarchy of laws. The law that trumps all other laws is the Constitution itself. Therefore, the most important question is how the Constitution should be interpreted.
Listen to 1819 News Executive Editor Jeff Poor on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss the Alabama legislature's special session to spend $1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds.
Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on "The Jeff Poor Show" as they discuss possible school choice legislation and the potential alternatives for Alabamians who live in rural areas.
The only real unforgivable sin with which we ought to concern ourselves, the only one that ultimately damns us, is the one of rejecting the Gospel itself. To think that we, and the pasts we carry, are just too BIG, and that God is too small.
Listen to 1819 News Fiscal and Budget Reporter Justin Bogie on "News & Views" with Joey Clark as they discuss the structural tax reform the Alabama Democrats are proposing in pushing for grocery tax relief.