President Obama has not been a friend of school choice. One of his first acts as president was to let the D.C. voucher program lose it’s funding. Instead of giving more control to parents and local school boards, his administration has pushed to consolidate control over curriculum to the U.S. Department of Education. Thankfully, the […]
Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the language of the 2nd Amendment means that Americans have the right to own a gun for self-defense no matter where they live. This strikes down bans on handguns in places like D.C. and Chicago where the legislation had been tied up in the court system. For reference, this […]
Executive Director Brooklyn Roberts recently had the opportunity to sit down with Rep. Paul DeMarco and talk about how the recently passed health care bill will impact Alabama, what we can expect for the rest of the 2010 legislative session, and ethics reform.
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What You Paid This week, taxpayers spent roughly $46 million on Congress Salaries of Members of Congress and their allowances/week: Speaker of the House: $223,500/52 = $4,299 House and Senate Majority and Minority Leaders: ($193,400/52) x 4 = $14,877 Other Representatives and Senators: ($174,000/52) x 530 = $1,773,462 Money allocated for House (sans member salaries): $1.369 […]
Eagle Forum of Alabama president Eunie Smith speaks at the 2010 State Sovereignty Rally in Montgomery, AL. Video courtesy of the Montgomery Advertiser:
I recently interviewed Rep. Greg Canfield on legislation he’s sponsoring during the session: Part 1: Part 2:
Contact: Brooklyn Roberts For Immediate Release 205-879-7096 Brooklyn@alabamaeagle.org Eagle Forum Honors Alabama’s First Lady With Fulltime Homemaker of the Year Award On Tuesday night, October 13, 2009 Eagle Forum of Alabama honored Mrs. Patsy Riley, wife of Governor Bob Riley, with the Eagle Forum Fulltime Homemaker of the […]