Archive for "Regulations"

HB277 is About Satisfying Federal Grants, Not Safety

Please contact your Senator NOW and ask that they vote NO on HB277.  You may reach your Senator at (334) 242-7800.  New information has come to our attention this week.  Please see below. Eagle Forum of Alabama has received new information this week regarding HB277. We ask for you to oppose HB277 as it seriously threatens religious liberty […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Get the Facts on HB277

Get the facts on HB277!  It is important for Alabamians to learn more about the significant role of religious and private child care providers in Alabama. A large portion of Alabama’s families rely on these providers to care for their children on a daily basis.  These are predominately church operated ministries to church members and […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Legislation, Regulations

Protect Vital Child Care Providers: STOP HB277

Opposition to HB277 is about protecting children by protecting some of the best, safest, and most positive child care options for children in Alabama. If hard working Alabama parents no longer have high quality and low cost options, it harms children. HB277 will hurt poor families that depend on government subsidies to help pay for […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Oppose HB277/SB236 State Overreach into Church Ministries

State Overreach Into AL Church Ministries: Oppose HB277/SB236 On Thursday April 20, 2017, Representative Warren will offer her substitute version of HB277 – a version that we CANNOT support. The substitute does three things: 1.     Licenses all faith-based childcares that participate in the government child subsidy program 2.     “Grandfathers” all current faith-based preschools (not childcare […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Celebrate Church Day Care in Montgomery and Lobby against HB277 – DHR Control of Church Ministry

Celebrate Church Child Care Week and stand up for our children and religious liberty – this week at the Alabama State House in Montgomery –  Tuesday thru Thursday, April 11-13 beginning with a briefing at 10AM each morning in Room 325.  We must stop HB277. HB277 is an unnecessary and unConstitutional overreach of government into […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Deceptive Voices Propaganda Exposed

Filed Under Alabama House, Legislation, Regulations

Alert on HB277

We need your help protecting Alabama’s families from government overreach today!  Religious and private child care providers play an important role in Alabama. A large portion of Alabama’s families rely on these providers to care for their children on a daily basis.  These are predominately church-operated ministries to church members and to the community. A […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Tornado Recovery: A Tale of Two Cities

David Beito, History Professor at the University of Alabama, and Daniel Smith, Economics Professor at Troy State University, have written an excellent editorialcomparing tornado recovery efforts in Joplin, MO and Tuscaloosa, AL.  The two cities took vastly different approaches to the rebuilding efforts, one relaxing government regulation and one using it as an opportunity to […]

Filed Under Featured, Regulations

Update on SOPA-Better, But Still Not Good

SOPA a.k.a. the Stop Online Piracy Act is the first step to letting the federal government censor the internet.  As we said here, SOPA is dangerous. It will, for the first time ever, require private companies like Google, Mozilla, Facebook, Twitter, and others to censor internet content.  The bill requires social networking sites and search […]

Filed Under Featured, Legislation, Regulations, Technology, Uncategorized

Alabama Joins Lawsuit Against EPA

Alabama has joined twenty-four other states in filing an amicus brief in a lawsuit brought against the EPA to require delay of the imposition of the Utility MACT rule.  The Rule is expected to go into effect in early November and has the potential to cost the utility industry billions of dollars and could lead […]

Filed Under Energy, Featured, Regulations