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Drummond Sues Plaintiff Lawyer in Death Case

Drummond Sues Plaintiff Lawyer in Death Case

December 2011
Pine Trees v. Classrooms

Pine Trees v. Classrooms

A federal court ruled to allow Alabama’s property tax law to stand in a case where plantiffs argued that the law was designed to underfund rural, majority black schools.

November 2011

Free Legal Advice: Obey This Law

Court challenges of Alabama’s new immigration law are looming, but, for now, business owners are advised to strictly comply—or risk a death penalty for their businesses.

September 2011

Alabama Judge Slams Door on Bank’s Foreclosure

Alabama courts rule against banks.

June 2011

Franchise Tax Sinks Alabama to Bottom of Competitiveness Ranking

Alabama lags in rankings

June 2011

A Little Silver in the Lining

Alabama’s economy is slowly digging its way out of the recession, with exports and tax receipts slightly rising in 2011.

June 2011
Advocate for Alabama Cities

Advocate for Alabama Cities

Born in the Great Depression, the Alabama League of Municipalities continues to offer support for Alabama cities as they strive to overcome the challenges of the Great Recession.

May 2011
Alabama’s Favorite Mayors

Alabama’s Favorite Mayors

Elections being most fundamentally a test of popularity, meet nine mayors who are at the top of the list of Alabama’s favorite city leaders.

May 2011
Alabama's Best - And First Cut

Alabama's Best - And First Cut

First and deepest cuts in the state budget went to what are clearly some of the state’s best resources—the natural kind. As an exercise in remembering who we are, take a look again at Alabama’s most popular 10 parks and natural destinations.

May 2011
Government Green

Government Green

Building for the government these days means being skilled in the most demanding standards of sustainability. Alabama-based construction companies that win publicly funded projects are bolstering revenues in a down economy, while cultivating an expertise that adds to their competitiveness.

April 2011