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State & Local Government

Latest Reports

Tax Reform Ranks #10 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

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

The Priorities of Alabama Voters

In 2018, Alabamians will elect a governor and five other statewide executive branch officers, 140 legislators, and scores of local Read the full release.  

PARCA Gubernatorial Candidate Forum Brings Leaders Together to Discuss Alabama Priorities

This past Wednesday, May 16th, PARCA held a 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate Forum at Woodrow Hall in Birmingham. The event was Read the full release.  

Subject

Education & Workforce Development

Latest Reports

Alabama Class of 2017 High School Graduation, College and Career, ACT and WorkKeys Results

In this graduation season, we take a look back at some encouraging educational statistics for last year’s graduating class, the Read the full release.  

The Priorities of Alabama Voters

In 2018, Alabamians will elect a governor and five other statewide executive branch officers, 140 legislators, and scores of local Read the full release.  

Thank God For Mississippi: They’re Leading the Way on Educational Progress

At least in terms of education, it’s time to retire the old Alabama catchphrase, “Thank God for Mississippi.” It’s an Read the full release.  

Subject

Quality of Life

Latest Reports

The Priorities of Alabama Voters

In 2018, Alabamians will elect a governor and five other statewide executive branch officers, 140 legislators, and scores of local Read the full release.  

Population Change in Alabama Counties and Metro Areas

As a follow-up to PARCA’s previous post on estimated changes to Alabama’s population in comparison to other states, we now Read the full release.  

Alabama Grows, but Slowly, Weighed Down by High Death Rate and Low Rate of International Migration

Alabama’s pace of population growth increased in 2017, but the state remains slow-growing compared to most of its Southeastern neighbors, Read the full release.