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

By on March 15th, 2018 in , : in Quality of Life

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.  

College-Going Rates for Alabama High Schools

With population growth and a rising high school graduation rate, Alabama’s high schools are producing more graduates and they are Read the full release.  

How Alabama Taxes Compare

By on December 19th, 2017 in , : in State & Local Government

Since late 1988, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama has produced an analysis of Alabama’s tax revenues. Relying on Read the full release.  

PARCA In The News

By on February 1st, 2017 in : in

PARCA’s work is a critical part of the public conversation, frequently used on both sides of an argument, enriching those Read the full release.  

Lowest Per Capita Tax Collections in the Nation

By on December 4th, 2015 in , : in State & Local Government

Alabama once again ranks last in per capita state and local tax collections, according to new data released by the 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.  

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.  

Alabama’s Tax Bargain

April is traditionally the month we think about taxes. National tax comparisons are published, and we were reminded again this Read the full release.  


By on October 18th, 2013 in : in

Meet our experienced team. Ryan C. Hankins, CFRE, Executive DirectorRyan came to PARCA in October 2015. He is active in Read the full release.