Alabama Arise: Highs and lows: Alabama Arise's look back at the 2022 regular session
Arise didn't get every good bill across the finish line or stop every harmful legislative effort from happening. But we saw real progress on several important issue priorities this year. On our blog, Arise's Rebecca Howard recaps some of the key bills we supported and opposed this year.
Alabama Arise: TODAY! The Economic Impact of Expanding Medicaid: A PARCA Report
Medicaid expansion would be a major financial benefit for Alabama and would have a significant economic impact across the state, according to a recent report from the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama. Join us virtually tonight, Tuesday, April 12, at 6 p.m. for a presentation of the findings in The Economic Impact of Expanding Medicaid in Alabama. Jennifer Green, director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Jacksonville State University, will present the report findings and answer questions about the data.
Alabama Arise: Register now for our 2022 regular session wrap-up!
Join us online on Tuesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. for an in-depth review of what happened during the Legislature's 2022 regular session. We also will discuss next steps to keep moving our vision of a better Alabama forward! Register at the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.
AL.com: Bills about children and gender identity bring Alabama legislative session to divisive finish
AL.com summarizes the legislative session, including Arise's decades-long advocacy for the end of the state grocery tax. Despite multiple bills that would eliminate the tax while protecting education funding, Alabama remains one of just three states with no tax break on groceries.