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Fiddling While Rome Burns

Even though they’re not in session, members of Alabama’s legislature are busy these days. Some are trying to impeach Governor Bentley because they believe that he was having an extramarital affair on the company dime, and others are trying to pick up the pieces after the short-term “fix” for our Medicaid system. Still others, like Cam Ward, are busy staring down a federal investigation of our prisons, since the construction bill didn’t pass. And former speaker Mike Hubbard is busy appealing his conviction to avoid spending time in those prisons. Yet they aren’t the only busy folks… Read more Fiddling While Rome Burns