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Arise Daily News Digest 11-26-2014
AL.COM – Contributor Artur Davis: Looking from Montgomery, Artur Davis sees a mayor's nightmare in Ferguson.
AL.COM - Alabama is broke and out of easy solutions: Here are 4 options.
AL.COM - Republican Senator says he -- not Alabama's Jeff Sessions -- will lead the next budget committee.
AL.COM – Contributor AG Luther Strange: President Obama's defiance of the Constitution sets dangerous precedent.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: So now you tell us? After reelection Bentley comes clean about Alabama budget crisis.
AL.COM – Columnist Edward Bowser: Ferguson outrage proves we can no longer ignore America's problem with race.
SENATE SKETCHES - “Senate Sketches,” Sen. Hank Sanders’ weekly message to his constituents.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Report Investigates Distribution of Tax Dollars
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Palmer Names William Smith as Chief of Staff
DECATUR DAILY - RSA board revamps its policy on investments.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Thanks and concerns in Alabama.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Lessons learned from Ferguson.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - CAVHCS getting better, still work to be done.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Contributor Larry Lee: No quick fixes for Montgomery's public schools.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: The generalizations in Ferguson hurt both sides.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - Hearing set in prison razor challenge.
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: On Goat Hill, the chickens have come home to roost.
WASHINGTON POST - Obama says law enforcement must be made fairer.
WASHINGTON POST - Federal review suppressed safety concerns with BP Atlantis oil platform, lawmaker says.
WASHINGTON POST - Illegal immigrants could receive Social Security, Medicare under Obama action.
WASHINGTON POST - Supreme Court to hear challenge to EPA’s power-plant emissions rule.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Robert Samuelson: Our giant welfare state.
NEW YORK TIMES - After Obama’s Immigration Action, a Blast of Energy for the Tea Party
NEW YORK TIMES - Obama Threatens to Veto $440 Billion Tax Deal
NEW YORK TIMES - U.S. Wants Teacher Training Programs to Track How Graduates’ Students Perform
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Nicholas Kristof: Thoughts on Race in America
Arise Daily News Digest 11-25-2014
AL.COM - America must learn from Michael Brown tragedy, Rep. Terri Sewell says; President Obama calls for peace.
AL.COM - Why Alabama's budget hole is so large and won't be easy to solve.
AL.COM - Alabama's photo voter ID law declared a success; not everyone agrees.
AL.COM - Birmingham out of running for 2016 Democratic convention.
AL.COM - HealthSouth to spend $750 million on home health business.
AL.COM - How long is too long in Congress? For Gary Palmer, it's 6 years: Today in Alabama politics.
AL.COM – Op-ed: Alabama should focus oil spill settlement funds on large, long-lasting projects.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - APR Speaks with Acting Attorney General W. Van Davis
AL.COM - Columnist John Archibald: Alabama's for-profit courts turn American Dream into nightmare.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Reporter Bill Britt: US Attorney General Charges President Obama With 23 Counts Of Felony Public Corruption
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Sessions Says Obama’s Immigration Orders Have Sold Out The Middle Class
THE HILL - Who will stop Wal-Mart from 'wreaking havoc' on the American Dream?
DECATUR DAILY - Volunteer firefighter ranks decline.
DECATUR DAILY - The Decatur Daily: Path to change lies with Republicans.
ANNISTON STAR - Governor’s executive orders draw little objection.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Big plans in Montgomery.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Former Gov. Siegelman’s daughter injured in hit-and-run.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - VA deputy says wait time still too lengthy in Ala.
WASHINGTON POST - FBI reports 27 cops were killed last year. But how many civilians were killed by officers?
WASHINGTON POST - Federal officials issue new code of conduct for police highway seizures.
WASHINGTON POST - Darren Wilson won’t be indicted. Just 3 in 10 people agree with that decision.
WASHINGTON POST - Unemployment has fallen in 27 states since last year.
NEW YORK TIMES – A Place Where Lost Luggage Gets Another Shot
NEW YORK TIMES - F.D.A. Plans Broad Rules on Calories for Restaurants
NEW YORK TIMES – Editor Teresa Tritch: It’s Good to Be Rich: You Get a Lower Tax Rate
Arise Daily News Digest 11-24-2014
AL.COM - No impeachment for 'emperor' Obama, Sen. Jeff Sessions says.
AL.COM - Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits against businesses on the upswing in Alabama.
AL.COM – Columnist Kyle Whitmire: Dear Eleventh Circuit: Please don't 'football fire' Judge Mark Fuller, just fire him.
AL.COM - Why that Black Friday computer from Best Buy will cost you more in Alabama.
AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: This guy is fixing the U.S. Capitol dome, but what he says about Alabama workers is the real wonder.
DECATUR DAILY - Bentley: More money needed to fix budget.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS – The Tuscaloosa News: We wish the new University of West Alabama president good luck.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Foxx: No long-term highway bill hurts South.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - State board to certify election results.
WASHINGTON POST - Supreme Court case tests the limits of free speech on Facebook and other social media.
WASHINGTON POST - Obama ramps up defense of immigration action; conservatives urge tough response.
WASHINGTON POST - Pro-marijuana groups eye Northeastern states, including Maine.
NEW YORK TIMES - Where Oil and Politics Mix
NEW YORK TIMES - Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: Will Texas Kill an Insane Man?
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Charles Blow: Bigger Than Immigration
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Paul Krugman: Rock Bottom Economics
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: A Step Forward on Child Care
SALON - “There’s been class warfare going on for the last 20 years, and my class has won”
SALON - The ominous reason voter turnout was so low this election cycle.
Arise Daily News Digest 11-23-2014
AL.COM - Sick for a decade: Alabama's prison health care continues to face scrutiny.
AL.COM - Functioning marketplace, insurer efforts may boost 2015 Obamacare enrollmen.
AL.COM – Contributor Quin Hillyer: The intriguing re-emergence of Artur Davis.
THE NATION - What Will Happen to the Immigrants Left Out of Obama’s Executive Actions?
SALON - The death of working-class politics: How the wealthy conquered Congress and abandoned blue-collar America.
DECATUR DAILY - Scholarships go to students of non-failing schools.
DECATUR DAILY - Reporter Mary Sell’s Capital Notebook: Senate asks question: Just who is journalist?
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - Group seeks prison investigation.
(FLORENCE0 TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Careful what you ask for.
ANNISTON STAR - Looming Alabama budget crunch has GOP lawmakers changing course on tax breaks.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Storm of tourism publicity expected from historic march.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Alabama insurance rates up in exchanges.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - VA Southeast Network director to retire.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Stop epidemic of homeless children.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Don’t limit definition of journalists.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: 'Angry' Republicans brought nothing to immigration.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - New UWA president to start January 1..
DOTHAN EAGLE - The Dothan Eagle: Alabama Supreme Court: That's not bingo.
WASHINGTON POST - In the run-up to Black Friday, Walmart and strikers wage a war of words.
WASHINGTON POST – Contributor Jared Bernstein: Both the economics and politics of the president’s immigration action make sense.
WASHINGTON POST - Where people who got green cards in 2013 came from.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Colbert King: The lessons of November 1963.
WASHINGTON POST - Contributor Peter Theil: Thinking too highly of higher ed.
NEW YORK TIMES - The Fight for $15.37 an Hour: How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: The Piecemeal Assault on Health Care
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Nicholas Kristof: Immigration Enriches You and Me
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Ross Douthat; The Making of an Imperial President
LOS ANGELES TIMES - Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly.
GREENWICH (CT) TIME - Rutgers: A paycheck away from homelessness.
HUFFINGTON POST - We Are the Most Unequal Society in the Developed World... And We Don't Know It
Arise Daily News Digest 11-22-2014
AL.COM - Feds may have eye on Alabama prisons, but watchdog suggests federal prisons far from perfect.
AL.COM - That's not bingo, Alabama Supreme Court says about machines seized in Houston County.
AL.COM - Some church child care centers in Alabama to face state inspections under new federal law.
AL.COM - Obamacare visualization: Company makes interactive map showing insurance prices.
AL.COM - How does the Obamacare enrollment gaffe affect Alabama numbers?
AL.COM - How will Obama's immigration action affect Alabama schools?
AL.COM - 56 Alabama cities, including Birmingham and Huntsville, included in Post Office's 7-day package delivery plan.
AL.COM - Alabama unemployment rate drops to 6.3 percent, while state adds 33,000 jobs over past year.
AL.COM - Think Alabama should roll the dice on gambling? Not so fast, says analysts in state political update.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Reactions to Executive Amnesty
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - GOP May Prevent Sessions From Being Budget Chair
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Contributor Larry Lee: Where are Bob’s Children? Education Matters.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Roby and Brooks Praise Passage of Secret Science Reform Act
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: All we do is fight.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - ASU board discusses furloughs other cost-saving options.
OPELIKA AUBURN NEWS - Alabama ranks low in contested legislative races.
WASHINGTON POST - Republicans challenge Obama’s executive actions, file lawsuit over Obamacare.
WASHINGTON POST - Why wage growth disparity tells the story of America's half-formed economic recovery.
WASHINGTON POST - 7 charts that explain the undocumented immigrant population.
WASHINGTON POST - What states to shop in if you want to pay a lower sales tax.
NEW YORK TIMES - As Immigration Rules Shift, Migrants’ Joy Is Tempered
NEW YORK TIMES - In Alabama Town, Obama Immigration Move Brings Hope and Sneers
LOS ANGELES TIMES - 2 out of 3 states have too few skilled workers, too little demand or both, OECD finds.
Arise Daily News Digest 11-21-2014
AL.COM - U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks blasts Obama's immigration plan, describes him as 'petulant child'.
Arise Daily News Digest 11-20-2014
AL.COM - Medicare fraud settlements generated much of $7.5 million collected by north Alabama federal prosecutors.
AL.COM -Gov. Bentley on a deeper budget hole: 'We don't have enough money to cover what we owe'.
AL.COM - Wyoming Republican Michael Enzi challenging Alabama's Jeff Sessions for chairman of Budget Committee.
AL.COM – Columnist John Archibald: Mike Hubbard lawyers demand tapes of media conversations with AG, trade jabs with prosecutors.
AL.COM - Fewer Alabama teens having babies, more good and bad numbers from Kids Count Data Book.
AL.COM - Republican redistricting 'farce' tried to eliminate white Democrats, Joe Reed says.
AL.COM - Kids Count Alabama annual report shows more living in poverty; demographics changing.
AL.COM - Report: Wilcox County's GD Copper votes to join steelworkers union.
AL.COM - President Obama to unveil immigration plan in Thursday night address.
AL.COM - Obama's executive order could cover as many as 15,000 undocumented immigrants in Alabama.
AL.COM - GOP blasts Democrat chief's comments that white Alabama voters should 'use their brains': Today in state politics.
AL.COM – Columnist Cameron Smith: If Democratic Party leaders in Alabama were football coaches, would they keep their jobs?
AL.COM – Contributor Pepper Bryars: Senator Jeff Sessions is now a man with a plan.
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Davis Addresses False Allegations Made by Hubbard and His Attorney
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Hubbard Attorney Reacts To Davis Statements
ALABAMA POLITICAL REPORTER - Reporter Bill Britt: Beware: You Are Next
LOS ANGELES TIMES - The Los Angeles Times: Alabama a glaring example of problems with the death penalty.
(FLORENCE) TIMES DAILY - The Times Daily: Regulation of Internet would benefit public.
TUSCALOOSA NEWS - Ala. House Speaker Mike Hubbard vows bold GOP reforms.
ANNISTON STAR - The Anniston Star: Montgomery money woes.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - Columnist Josh Moon: Unions aren't the problem for Alabama workers.
MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - The Montgomery Advertiser: Law 'rolls' budgets back too far.
OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - More than 40 become American citizens at Ala. Ceremony.
TRUSSVILLE TRIBUNE - Columnist Steve Flowers’ Inside the Statehouse: Gov. Bentley was unbeatable this election year.
WASHINGTON POST - Obama’s immigration order poses political challenges for both parties.
WASHINGTON POST - State-level spending grew last year, thanks largely to Obamacare.
WASHINGTON POST - Few employers dropping health benefits, surveys find.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist George Will: The Justice Department becomes a schoolyard bully in Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON POST - Columnist Harold Meyerson: Obama calculates the human cost of deportations.
WASHINGTON POST - In Alabama, traffic woes vs. Southern charm.
NEW YORK TIMES - Immigration Has Republican Governors Seething and Facing Practical Challenges
NEW YORK TIMES – The New York Times: At Long Last, Immigration Action
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Charles Blow: The Solid South Will Rise Again
NEW YORK TIMES – Columnist Nicholas Kristof: Do Politicians Love Kids?