The state has known for many years that its prisons were overcrowded and understaffed. Further, it has perennially ignored the widespread abuse and neglect of prisoners in its care.
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Regardless of partisan affiliation, Alabama voters have got to abstain from their toxic addiction to identity politics and work together to address the real problems that are facing the state.
The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session was one of the most controversial sessions in Alabama history so let’s look at what all was accomplished and what was left on the table this year. What Passed A lot of bills saw their way to the Governor’s desk […]
HB 468, sponsored by State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa), was signed into law today by Governor Kay Ivey. HB 468 provides a two-step raise for certain employees of the Alabama Department of Corrections and expands the incentive program to include bonuses for additional training achievements. […]
It’s time to stop stigmatizing addicts and, instead, praise and encourage those who choose the hard path to recovery.
Alabama must build new prisons and hire more officers just to reach a bare minimum of safety and constitutional compliance, but the real problems appear to be far more sinister and pervasive.