Darrio Melton

The GOP looks to be running

Last week, another Republican legislator joined the ranks of those who have chosen to leave public service mid-term and take a lucrative private sector position. ... Read more

New judge will have big shoes to fill

Last week, US District Judge Myron Thompson went on senior status, which will reduce his caseload and allow President Obama to appoint a new federal ... Read more

Business and education are intertwined

Is the New Business Education Alliance good for Alabama Schools? Last week, the Business Council of Alabama announced the creation of a new, non-profit education foundation: ... Read more

We must expand Medicaid

Last session, legislators and citizens called on Gov. Robert Bentley to expand Medicaid coverage under Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, and he maintained that ... Read more