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State & Local Government

Latest Reports

Revisiting How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2018

With just a few hours remaining to file state and federal taxes, revisit our 2018 analysis of state and local Read the full release.  

Prisons, education, taxes, trust in government. What do Alabamians think?

See the Full Survey A slight majority of Alabamians oppose building new prisons, but an overwhelming majority support expanding rehabilitation Read the full release.  

Jefferson County Mayors Cooperate on Pact to Prevent Intercity Business Poaching

Mayors from 22 cities in Jefferson County signed a “Good Neighbor Pledge” Wednesday, committing their cities to a set of Read the full release.  

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Education & Workforce Development

Latest Reports

Alabama High School ACT Scores for the Class of 2018

Alabama public high school students’ performance on the ACT was down slightly in 2018, after hitting a high point in Read the full release.  

Prisons, education, taxes, trust in government. What do Alabamians think?

See the Full Survey A slight majority of Alabamians oppose building new prisons, but an overwhelming majority support expanding rehabilitation Read the full release.  

Lower Percentage of College Freshmen in Need of Remedial Education

The percentage of first-time college students assigned to remedial education before embarking on college courses continues to drop, according to Read the full release.  

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Quality of Life

Latest Reports

Leaders in the Shoals Seek Greater Collaboration

Energized by a climate of opportunity and a burst of positive attention for the region, civic leaders in the Shoals Read the full release.  

At 199, Alabama Still Growing, but Slowly

As Alabama approaches its 200th birthday, the state is still adding population but at a slower rate than most of Read the full release.  

Healthcare Ranks #2 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.