Education Budget Chairman
Morgan, Madison, Limestone
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In 2017 session, Senate Republicans worked to lower healthcare costs, strengthen Second Amendment rights, and protect religious liberties.READ THE RECAP
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Tuesday at the Alabama State Capitol, Governor Kay Ivey signed legislation by Senator Jimmy Holley (R-Elba) to allow the use of therapy dogs in courtrooms. The presence of therapy dogs can help victims of crime stay calm when recounting stressful stories in the presence of the criminal. Therapy dogs, which the […]
The possible impeachment and eventual resignation of a governor create a gale wind that can quickly transform into a hurricane. Such a tempest was the setting for the 2017 session of the Alabama Legislature. The outcome – resignation, and now, a fresh start at the Capitol under Governor Kay Ivey – has been extensively […]
This has been a tumultuous year in Alabama state politics. The embarrassing scandal involving our former governor catapulted our state into the headlines of the New York Times and the Washington Post. In conversations with friends and neighbors, I could hear the frustration in their voices: is positive, character-driven leadership too much to ask […]
A recently-released report on insurance costs nationwide shows average premiums for health insurance exchange plans sold in Alabama have increased 223 percent since 2013, more than twice the national average and the highest increase of any state in the nation. With such dramatic increases, more and more Alabama working families are being forced to forego […]