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What is Tax Reform 2.0?
Since Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last year, the American economy is booming, and Alabama families have more money in their pockets. By lowering taxes and simplifying the tax code, we have unlocked our economic potential and made life better for hardworking Americans. The economic numbers speak for themselves: higher wages, lower unemployment, more jobs, bigger paychecks, employee bonuses, and much more. Under the Tax Cuts and…
Setting our funding priorities
I know this may be hard for you to believe, but there was a major, bipartisan victory in Congress last week that failed to gain any of the attention it deserved. I want to highlight some of the progress we made last week and explain why it should matter to those of us back in Alabama. Last week, both the House and the Senate passed a funding bill that covered…
Perdido Raiders beat Summerdale Panthers 28-6
Special to Atmore News The Perdido Middle School Raiders football team had a strong victory over the Panthers in their September 13 game. Quarterback Coleman Dove (#1) scored 1 rushing touchdown and threw 2 touchdown passes to receiver Christopher Johnson (#8), one of which was followed up by a 2-point conversion by Dove. Running back Josh Hyatt (#5) scored a rushing touchdown and followed it up by scoring a 2-point…
Our booming economy
When you turn on the TV or log onto your computer these days, you are bombarded with negative news stories about the latest so-called scandal from Washington. I’ve said it before, but I believe it is so true: we need to tune out the noise from the national news media and look at what is actually happening. The U.S. military is being rebuilt, and our communities are becoming safer. But,…
What’s next for Congress?
The House returns to session this week after the month-long August District Work Period, and there are many important legislative items that need our attention. August was a busy time back in Southwest Alabama listening to the people I have the honor of representing. I appreciate all those who took time to visit my office, attend a town hall meeting, or host me at their business. I look forward to…