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Troy University Alabama News
Troy responds to backlash from free speech watchdog over attempt to vet research at behest of Alabama Power, BCA — University admits no wrongdoing

Troy University responded to the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) regarding leaked emails showing Troy trustees attempting to vet research at a free-market think tank on behalf of Alabama’s business elite.

Andrew Sorrell Alabama News
State Auditor Sorrell defends fight against ESG, condemns criticism of anti-ESG bill proponent

State Auditor Andrew Sorrell defended the fight against government contracts with companies that discriminate using woke environmental, social governance (ESG) criteria in a letter to Troy University on Thursday.

Troy University Alabama News
FIRE urges Troy to address leaked emails from trustees attempting to redirect research at free market think tank at the behest of Alabama Power, BCA

The Foundation of Individual Rights and Expression addressed a letter last week to Troy University Chancellor Jack Hawkins urging him to address leaked emails in which he and Troy trustees discuss vetting research topics at a free-market think tank due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama.

Stantis331 Alabama News
Leaked emails: Troy trustees plotted to censor free-market think tank for criticizing state government's economic incentives after Alabama Power, BCA complaints

A leaked email conversation between several trustees at Troy University shows prominent individuals in the state discussing how to “vet topics” at a university-affiliated think tank for being critical of economic incentive programs due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama (BCA). 

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Today is Rosa Parks Day

By Brandon Moseley On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks, a Black seamstress, refused to give up her seat in the front of a Montgomery bus...