Latest Editorials

Alabama falls short on voting rights

Alabama officials were taken to the woodshed recently when they reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice on implementation of the National Voter ... Read more

‘Never let a day pass’ without giving thanks

A year ago, Troy City Council President Johnny Witherington paused at the end of a council meeting, reflecting before he began his comments: “It was September ... Read more

Passing the buck on bingo

Last week, Gov. Robert Bentley offered up what some might consider the perfect solution for the electronic bingo conundrum in Alabama - He washed his ... Read more

Legislature sets its sights on pensions

The seeds of disaster for the 340,000 RSA members were apparent in comments made by two legislators during a hearing last week. Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, ... Read more

Alabama medicaid expansion moves at a glacial pace

The time for waffling on expanding Medicaid for the hundreds of thousands of Alabama residents who lack health insurance is over. Read more