Trump’s COVID-19 Response Underscores Why We Must Elect Experienced and Qualified Officials
The 2020 Presidential election between the Republican incumbent, Donald Trump, and the Democratic nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden is less than 6 months away and there’s no doubt in my mind that the President…Continue To Article
Senator Doug Jones Should Support Essential Businesses
As the U.S. Senate debates liability protections for businesses over the coming weeks, I hope Senator Doug Jones will stand up for essential businesses and support reasonable protections against unfair lawsuits related to the…Continue To Article
Alabama Republican Legislators Seek To Divert COVID-19 Federal Aid To Build New Prison, State House Building
As part of the federal government’s COVID-19 CARES Act, Alabama received $1.8 Billion dollars in aid to help the state weather the pandemic and provide necessary funding during hard economic times.
Today, Kay Ivey…Continue To Article
7 Progressive Priorities For The COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond
If history is any guide, the way America chooses to battle the COVID-19 pandemic and respond to the economic crash will shape our country for decades to come. In the last century, the New Deal…Continue To Article
Republicans Becoming A Danger To Themselves And Others
Perhaps, the most disturbing thing is how they’ve collectively turned sensible things like social distancing and mask-wearing into a political frenzy for their base.Continue To Article
Progressive Tax Changes Would Allow Alabama’s Budgets To Endure And Rebuild After COVID-19
Alabamians are living through hard times right now. Thousands of people are sick. Many more are scared or out of work. Uncertainty is everywhere amid a pandemic with no clear timetable or end game.
As…Continue To Article
A Drug UAB Helped Develop Will Now Be Used To Treat COVID-19 Patients
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the investigational antiviral drug remdesivir for the treatment of suspected or laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 in adults and children hospitalized with severe disease. They note,…Continue To Article
Alabama Could See $1.4 Billion “Fiscal Shock” From COVID-19
Moody’s Analytics estimates that Alabama would face a fiscal shock of $1.4 billion in a scenario where the COVID-19 pandemic caused a severe recession.
Moody’s Analytics, in an effort to try to provide policymakers and…Continue To Article