In the aftermath of the recent tornadoes in Lee County, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Saks, spent time touring the damage. He also made interesting comments to the Wall Street Journal about Alabama's failure to strengthen building codes for mobile homes, which usually stand little coverage during…

On Tuesday, the United Methodist Church voted against progressive lay leaders and clergy and chose not to loosen its ban on gay and lesbian clergy and same-sex marriages. That news certainly has been noticed by Methodists here in Alabama, where it is one of the state's largest denominations …

There may be no middle-ground compromise in Alabama between those who believe the state should expand Medicaid and those who believe the state can't afford it. Alabama is one of 14 states that haven't taken advantage of the Affordable Care Act's expansion provision, and that doesn't seem lik…

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