Rise to the Moment of Truth Thursday, March 30, 2023


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Caleb Crosby to step down as Alabama Policy Institute president and CEO; Stephanie Smith named successor

On Wednesday, the Alabama Policy Institute (API) announced a change in its leadership.

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Alabama Policy Institute: What voters should know about constitutional items on the November ballot

Election Day 2022 is now less than three weeks away. And while the focus for many voters may be on races for governor, U.S. Senate and the Alabama Legislature, there are also 10 constitutional amendments and a vote on the revised Constitution of Alabama 2022 that will appear on the ballot. 

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Caleb Crosby: APR's Joey Kennedy wrong about Alabama Policy Institute on tax reform — 'Flat-out lies'

This week, Alabama Political Reporter columnist Joey Kennedy went on a patently false attack against the Alabama Policy Institute. His main claim was that API’s proposed $750 million in tax cuts would only benefit the “rich and weird.”

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Alabama Policy Institute: State government should enact at least $750 million in permanent tax relief for Alabamians

Thirty-two states have enacted some form of tax relief for citizens in 2022. Missouri is poised to become the 33rd. 

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Emma Gibney: API survey reveals lack of transparency in local public schools

Seventy-four percent of school board members who responded to a survey conducted by the Alabama Policy Institute oppose school choice. This is in stark contrast to the overwhelming number of Alabamians, 80%, who desire state-wide school choice expansion.

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API's Bogie warns Ivey could pursue gambling legislation in special session 'very soon'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Alabama Policy Institute senior director of fiscal policy Justin Bogie speculated on the future of Alabama's gas tax and what Ivey could do regarding the gaming question.

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API: The Parent’s Choice Act can be a game-changer for Alabama students

By Caleb Crosby, Phil Williams, Carl Jones, Parker Snider, and Justin Bogie For over 18 months now, we’ve watched as states around...

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API endorses grocery tax repeal

The Alabama Policy Institute (API) announced it supports a bill repealing the tax on groceries. API added the bill to its annual legislative...

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API releases conservative platform for Alabama

Continuing its efforts to guide and influence conservative political leaders and candidates in the State of Alabama, the Alabama Policy...