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Parker Snider talks Gov. Kay Ivey's recent school choice proposal on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss Gov. Kay Ivey's recent about-face in support of school choice.

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Parker Snider talks the competing congressional redistricting maps produced by the Alabama Legislature on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on "Midday Mobile" with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the two different maps the Alabama legislature produced for congressional redistricting that are now in conference committee, as well as other topics.

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Parker Snider talks the Sen. Tommy Tuberville stand against taxpayer funded abortions on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss the stand Sen. Tommy Tuberville has taken against illegal taxpayer-funded abortions by the military, the Carlee Russell disappearance, and more.

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Parker Snider talks fake news, redistricting, and more on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss the congressional redistricting special legislative session and the 1% reduction in the grocery tax that will take effect in September.

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Parker Snider talks useless college degrees on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss college degrees offered by Alabama universities that are not marketable in the real world.

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Parker Snider talks redistricting on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss the puzzling U.S. Supreme Court decision that requires Alabama to redraw congressional districts.

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Parker Snider talks the North Shelby Library on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss the North Shelby Library's decision to promote LGBTQ books in the children's area.

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Parker Snider talks former President Trump's planned visit to Montgomery on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss former President Trump's planned visit to Montgomery as well as the chances of the other declared presidential candidates.

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Parker Snider talks State Health Officer Scott Harris' lack of accountability to the state's citizens on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss last weekend's drag show in Birmingham and State Public Health Officer Scott Harris' lack of accountability to the citizens of Alabama.

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Parker Snider talks the Alabama State Health Officer's recent comments on ‘Alabama’s Morning News with JT’ on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss Alabama State Health Officer Scott Harris who is "appalled" and "outraged" by the state's strict transgender laws.

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Parker Snider talks gender dysphoria on ‘Alabama’s Morning News with JT’ on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss gender dysphoria and the proposals to reduce and eventually eliminate the state grocery tax.

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Parker Snider talks transgender legislation on ‘Alabama’s Morning News with JT’ on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT, as they discuss the passage of bipartisan legislation in the Alabama House banning transgenders from participating in sports outside their birth genders.

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Parker Snider: Forfeited liberty is hard to regain

Forfeiting our liberties is not inevitable. The pandemic, however, has moved us to a state in which a longer-lasting loss of freedom is more possible and more likely than before. 

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Parker Snider talks academic censorship on ‘Alabama’s Morning News with JT’ on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss academic censorship, with even liberal faculty fearing the cancel culture.

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Parker Snider talks exhibition driving on ‘Alabama’s Morning News with JT’ on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

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.

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Parker Snider talks school choice on 'Alabama’s Morning News with JT' on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

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.

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Parker Snider talks Auburn University's Black Student Union on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss Auburn University's Black Student Union and their GroupMe list of dehumanizing racial slurs.

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Parker Snider talks the Alabama Legislature's proposed school choice bill on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss the Alabama legislature's proposed school choice bill, which would provide $6500 toward tuition and other expenses for Alabama school children.

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Parker Snider talks the ERIC system on Alabama’s Morning News with JT on NewsRadio 105.5 WERC

Listen to 1819 News Operations Manager Parker Snider on iHeart Radio with JT as they discuss new Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen's move to withdraw from the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC).

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1819 News' Parker Snider talks tax relief for Alabama citizens on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News' Parker Snider on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss tax relief for Alabama citizens and the excuses lawmakers make for not doing it.

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Parker Snider: Florida shows school choice doesn’t destroy public education

In 1999, when the Florida legislature was first considering a meaningful school choice program, opponents predicted the worst. Governor Bush’s plan to offer vouchers to students in failing schools would “kill public education,” according to Leon Russell, then the chairman of the Florida Chapter of the NAACP.

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Georgia’s Gov. Kemp suspends gas tax through mid-September

On Wednesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) announced that he is extending his state’s gas tax holiday through Sep. 12 by executive order.

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Parker Snider: Illinois eliminating grocery tax for a year

The Illinois legislature, which is dominated by Democrats, voted almost unanimously in favor of suspending the 1% sales tax on groceries in April. Part of a package deemed the “Family Relief Plan,” Illinois’ budget for this year also includes a pause on increasing the state’s gas tax, tax rebate checks of $50-$100 per person, $520 million in property tax credits for homeowners, and an expanded sales tax holiday for school supplies and clothing. 

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Parker Snider: On abortion, the Alabama legislature did it right

All in all, the legislature did the abortion issue right and we are seeing the fruit of their labor today. The now-effective Human Life Protection Act is true to pro-life principles, will keep women from prosecution, and represents Alabama’s conservative values well. It is a morally just law of which our state ought to be proud. It was not a haphazard political stunt but a good and thoughtful policy that considered what implementation might look like if the ban were ever allowed to go into effect.

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Parker Snider: Tennessee launches school choice voucher program this year

Starting this upcoming school year, families in Tennessee will be able to enroll in a school choice program that allows eligible students to use taxpayer dollars to attend private schools.  On Wednesday, a Tennessee court lifted its injunction against the Education Savings Account program, which was originally signed into law in 2019. As a result, Governor Bill Lee announced that the program would be active starting this fall.

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Parker Snider: Beware the rule of the philosopher kings

According to ancient Greek philosopher Plato, it is the great philosophers who are best suited to govern society. Known as “philosopher kings,” they use wisdom, Plato says, to determine how society should operate. Ours is not a country governed by philosopher kings. The Founding Fathers, instead, predicated our government as one of the people. And it is Congress, the gathering of popularly elected representatives, which is given that weighty law-writing authority.

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Parker Snider: School choice advocate wins GOP runoff for South Carolina State Superintendent

The head of a conservative think tank that seeks to expand school choice has won the runoff race for the Republican nominee for State Superintendent in South Carolina.

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