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    Op-Ed: This is our time, Alabama

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    My fellow Alabamians: In a few days, America will celebrate her 244th birthday. Traditionally, many towns and cities around the country light up the night with fireworks and music festivals. In 1776, John Adams predicted that Independence Day would be “celebrated by succeeding generations” with “pomp...

    Ivey: Census participation is not simply about you

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    Census 2020 kicked off in March, shortly before the word “coronavirus” entered our everyday vocabulary and upended life as we then knew it. And while the Census is not presently on the forefront of the vast majority’s minds, it is enormously important to Alabama’s...

    Op-Ed:  Let’s build America’s health care equipment in Alabama 

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    This is a difficult day for all of us. New unemployment numbers released this morning, some of the worst in our nation’s history, paint a grim picture of the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of Americans, and many of our fellow...

    Op-Ed: Community colleges:  Essential to post-pandemic economic recovery in Alabama and nationwide

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    Community colleges in Alabama and across the nation have responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic, making contributions to enhance capabilities of emergency responders and health care professionals.  Two-year public colleges have the unique capability to re-skill the workforce as the state and the nation...

    Op-Ed: Remembering my father and the Greatest Generation

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    It has been 75 years since the end of World War II. Today, May 8, we celebrate V.E. or Victory in Europe Day, the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. Later this summer, we will also celebrate the 75th anniversary of V.J. or Victory in...

    Op-Ed: ‘I’m proud to be a part of the Tyson Blountsville Team’

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    While we are all experiencing a NEW way of life during this pandemic, I have experienced and seen a lot of good during this time. The good of everyone working together and doing their part to keep themselves and families safe. The good of...

    Op-Ed: Remember Vietnam veterans this Memorial Day

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    As we honor our war dead this Memorial Day, please remember the extraordinary price Vietnam veterans have paid. If you have never visited the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., I urge you to do so. Being a Vietnam veteran, I knew from its construction...

    Op-Ed: Medicaid expansion would fix the hole in the roof of Alabama’s health care system

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    It may not have sounded like it on the surface, but Gov. Kay Ivey recently made one of her most encouraging comments yet about Medicaid expansion. “It would be irresponsible,” Ivey told reporters Tuesday, “to think about expanding Medicaid just for the sake of...

    Letter to the Editor: Caregiving in the era of COVID-19

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    Even in ordinary times, the more than 760,000 unpaid family caregivers in Alabama face a daunting set of daily tasks. Oftentimes with little or no training, they may be responsible for wound care, tube feedings, dressing, managing the finances and medical bills of their loved...

    Op-ed: A war with an invisible enemy

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    The coronavirus pandemic has been called a war with an invisible enemy. The Greatest Generation taught us to win a war; we have to be “all in” and we can win this one that way, too! Legislators begin each week with a conference call with Governor...