Vote FOR School Tax Renewals Dec. 12

When you vote for Doug Jones on Dec. 12, you’ll see a school tax measure on the ballot, but it won’t make your taxes go up. This is not a new tax – you’ll be voting to extend an existing tax, one that sustains our public schools. Don’t misinterpret the question. It asks if you […]

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Doug Jones on Health Care

The Doug Jones campaign released a new ad focusing on healthcare. We know Doug will support us in this kitchen table issue. Vote Dec. 12 for the man who will represent YOU in the US Senate. View the ad here, share it with others, and encourage them to vote for Doug Jones: https://www.facebook.com/dougjonessenate/videos/525838167778895/

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Funeral Arrangements for Commissioner Bob Harrison

In memoriam of Commissioner Robert Calvin “Bob” Harrison, 03/08/1943 – 10/25/2017 Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Progressive Union Missionary Baptist Church (1919 Brandontown Road, Huntsville, AL 35816) with Dr. Wayne P. Snodgrass officiating. Interment will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Commissioner Harrison will lie in repose one hour prior […]

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Madison County Commissioner Bob Harrison has died

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Madison County Commissioner Bob Harrison has died. Bob was a perpetual advocate for his constituents in District 6 as well as the underserved. His advocacy brought forward new perspectives and shed light on the situations and plights of the many who were overlooked. Those views will […]

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A Candidate’s Response to Charlottesville Matters

by Peter Joffrion, Candidate for US House of Representatives, CD5 AL… This past Sunday I attended a vigil in Huntsville organized in response to the white nationalists who gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia to promote hatred and racism. Patriots from all racial, economic, religious, and political backgrounds stood together to decry white nationalism as a hateful, […]

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Bringing Back the Draft (will the costs bankrupt us?)

For Your Consideration… While our current focus is on local politics, I found a piece in the newspaper Army Times that would have local implications, particularly for people who are of military age. There has been, over the last 40 plus years, talk about reinstating conscription, or the draft. The current issue of Army Times […]

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Alabama voters should stick to their own party’s primary (al.com)

“…Sometimes the crossover strategy has unintended consequences, and the seemingly weakest candidate is nominated and then goes on to win the general election. It could result in a national disaster as happened in 1946…Wisconsin Democrats voted in the Republican primary for {a} little-known opponent…The relatively unknown Joseph McCarthy won the general election and went on […]

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Dr. Waymon Burke to Speak at Democratic Men’s Breakfast

Dr. Waymon Burke will be the guest speaker at the Democratic Men’s Breakfast on February 18th, 2017, from 8:30 am to 10:00 am. The location will be at the Huntsville Country Club,  2601 Oakwood Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801. You will have to make a reservation to attend this breakfast. Email address to RSVP: democraticmensclub@gmail.com   […]

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