In tough budget years, lawmakers have often looked for alternative ways to bring in revenue to support state government operations. Read the full release.
Court cost collections continue to sag
ACT Aspire Statewide Results
The Alabama Department of Education this week released statewide results of its Grades 3-8 assessment tests, broadly known as the ACT Read the full release.
The Nation's Longest Constitution Just Got Longer
Enlarge to explore. It’s now official. In 2014, Alabama added 12 more amendments to its constitution, bringing the total number to Read the full release.
Budding interest in changing the way we budget in Alabama?
Budget discussion, State Board of Education, Nov. 12 With the General Fund facing an acute shortfall and the education budget Read the full release.
2014 Education Trust Fund Performance
While the looming shortfall in Alabama’s ailing General Fund has received much attention, the state’s Education Trust Fund (ETF) isn’t Read the full release.
A Look at 2014's Anemic General Fund Performance
The final tallies are in for fiscal year 2014 collections to the state’s General Fund. The results are, as usual, Read the full release.
Alabama’s Corrections Conundrum
The Alabama Department of Corrections has jurisdiction over more than 32,000 individuals who’ve been convicted of a crime and are Read the full release.
A New Prescription for Medicaid
Any attempt to address the perennial shortfalls faced by the state’s General Fund account has to start with attention to Read the full release.
Alabama’s Ailing General Fund
When the new legislature convenes in 2015, it will face an old problem: a shortfall in the state’s $1.8 billion Read the full release.
While Alabama incomes lag behind other states, so do the prices we pay
Earlier this year, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released a new way of looking at income and prices across Read the full release.