Birmingham News – New Medicaid rule requiring proof of citizenship for eligibility affects few immigrants, knocks 5,000 apparent citizens from rolls.
Birmingham News – This article breaks down how the funds from the proposed $1 billion education bond issue would be spent.
Birmingham News – Agreement reached by governor, lawmakers on control of discretionary funds in school bond issue.
Birmingham News – The Birmingham News comments on the anniversary of the constitutional convention that wrote the 1901 document, finds the 2007 Legislature’s refusal to pass convention proposal continuation of a “shameful fraud perpetuated on the people of Alabama.”
Birmingham News – Commentary by official of Alabama Association of Child Care Agencies urges governor, officials to do more to support children in foster care.
Birmingham News – Commentary by Arise director Kimble Forrister views proposed tax cuts a “fair swap” for the state’s deduction for federal taxes paid.
Birmingham News – Sen. Richard Shelby (R) says that amnesty should not be a part of nation’s immigration reform.
Press-Register – USA/Press Register poll shows support for constitutional amendment to increase bonded indebtedness to fund incentives for ThyssenKrupp facility.
Press-Register – Mark Berte of Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform sees state’s 1901 harmful to both poor and businesses.
Press-Register – Sen. Ben Brooks (R Mobile) gives his views on underlying issues in the Senate stalemate.
Huntsville Times – Commentary urges voters to consider the impact of taxpayer subsidies before approving increase in indebtedness for ThyssenKrupp facility.
Decatur Daily – “Capitol Letter,” M.J. Ellington’s weekly legislative roundup for readers of The Decatur Daily.
Decatur Daily – Federal prosecutors seek 30 year sentence, $1 million fine for former governor.
Decatur Daily – The Decatur Daily contends that election by voters is still the best way to select judges.
Tuscaloosa News – “Alabama Exposure,” Dana Beyerle’s weekly political roundup for readers of the NYTimes regional papers.
Times Daily – KKK rallies in Tuscumbia.
Montgomery Advertiser – Senate offers praise to Byrne on final day before becoming chancellor of troubled two year college system.
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