April 7, 2011 RSS feed / Editorials

Political Cartoon

Full Story

President signals shift to more oil and gas drilling

Congress Reports

Last week, as oil reached $107 a barrel and gasoline prices approached their highest levels since September of 2008, President Obama signaled a shift in his energy strategy, including an apparent willingness to allow more domestic oil and gas drillin More...

Closing corporate loopholes good for many

Guest Columnist

A national news story just came out that one of America’s largest corporations, General Electric, did not pay a dime in federal income taxes after making worldwide profits of more than $14 billion. More...

Jackson Relay For Life planned for Friday, May 6

In 1995, Relay For Life was introduced to Jackson, Ala. and is still going strong today. On behalf of the Jackson Relay For Life Committee, we invite you, your family, friends, and co-workers to participate in Relay this year. More...

Legislative pay and longevity

Alabama Viewpoint

We pay our state legislators $52,596 annually. All but the $10 per legislative day salary set out in the State Constitution is categorized as an expense allowance. More...