AL’s property tax administration a confusing mess
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. CULLMAN, Ala. — Alabama may have one of the lowest property tax rates in the nation, but one study argues the state’s administration of those taxes isn’t fair or efficient. The Council on State Taxation, a Washington, | Read More »
Drive for Uber, go to jail in one Alabama city
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. CULLMAN, Ala. — Tuscaloosa residents who offer rides to others through the ridesharing service Uber soon could find themselves in handcuffs. A Tuscaloosa city spokeswoman confirmed to Watchdog.org on Wednesday the city will follow through | Read More »
Poll: Boot California, Texas, Florida out of the union
Americans choose’d which states they’d like to see dismissed from the Union.
CA looks to ban Confederate flag
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. CULLMAN, Ala. — California is looking to bar the “Stars and Bars.” A bill sits on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk to ban California from displaying or selling the Confederate flag or objects with images of | Read More »
DNC 2016 in Birmingham? GOP says, ‘yes!’
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. CULLMAN, Ala. — The Alabama Republican Party welcomed a site selection team for the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Birmingham on Monday with faux open arms. Alabama’s largest city is one of five finalists for | Read More »
Study says wage boost will reduce food stamp numbers, history says otherwise
History repeats itself.
Missouri’s Wagner declines congressional pay during shutdown
“In the event of an appropriation lapse and a subsequent government shutdown, please withhold my pay.”
Missouri SOS tells Texas Gov. Rick Perry to go away
Kander accuses the GOP governor of trying to steal jobs from Missouri to take back to the Lone Star State