Thus far, Alabama lawmakers haven’t expanded Medicaid in our state because of political fecklessness and an astonishing streak of financial ignorance. Each day that passes without expansion is a day of lost opportunities — in health care, in state revenue, in business growth.

Saturday is our nation’s 46th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day. As co-chair of the Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus and a member of the 48-state National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses, I am proud to take time to celebrate the time-honored traditions of hunting and angling. I …

On a map, Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District hugs the Georgia state line and stretches from the outskirts of Fort Payne to well below Phenix City. It sneaks into the suburbs of Birmingham and Montgomery. It also includes one of the state’s largest universities, the state’s highest point an…

With the recent passing of U.S. Sen. John McCain, we have lost a true American hero. He was held by the Vietnamese for over five years, being tortured and beaten. They wanted information from him and he chose torture instead.

Thirty-two percent of Annistonians live in poverty. Ponder that for a bit. Nearly 7,000 Annistonians in a city with a population barely over 21,000 reside below the federal poverty threshold.

CHOCCOLOCCO — Out here, it’s easy to forget you’re near anything. Green surrounds you, hues of farmland and pine trees and grass. The Appalachian foothills catch your eye. There’s more here now than there used to be, but it still is and always will be Calhoun County’s most bucolic place, qui…

WASHINGTON -- In one of Brett Kavanaugh's responses to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl when he was in high school, a charge he has denied "categorically and unequivocally," he suggested that, perhaps, this was a case of mistaken identity.

If a majority of Alabamians support a statewide education lottery, and if the legislative tide is shifting in that direction, and if the governor is comfortable with voters finally having their say on the matter, we ask: why is this so problematic?

Much of America likes to describe our home as a "Christian nation," which is certainly up for interpretation and debate in some regions of the United States. That said, new polling this year by Gallup shows that just 38 percent of Americans say they attend religious services weekly or almost…

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