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Jones testifies before International Trade Commission on
Tuesday, U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Alabama) testified at a hearing held by the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on the negative impacts recently imposed newsprint tariffs have had on Alabama’s newspapers. Jones has advocated to stop to these tariffs, which are already hurting newspapers. In April, Jones wrote a letter to U.S. Department of […]
American Cancer Society Critical of Legislature’s Paltry
By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On September 16, a Republican supermajority in both Houses of the Alabama Legislature voted to raise taxes. The legislature passed the state general fund (SGF) budget on Wednesday night while most people were watching the Republican Presidential Debate. Many conservatives are lamenting that majorities of GOP lawmakers broke campaign […]
Cigarette Tax Is Defeated in Committee
The health groups continued, “This year in Alabama, the tobacco industry will spend $216 million on marketing its deadly products, most of which will be spent on price discounts to reduce the retail price of cigarettes, discount coupons and buy-one-get-one-free offers to consumers.