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Overwhelming Support in Alabama CD-1 for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises John Castorani, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Alabama (district 1), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Strong Support in Alabama CD-1 for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Kiani Gardner, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Alabama (district 1), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Alabama K-12 schools paid out $10,204 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

Public schools in Alabama spent $10,204 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the ninth lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

15.6% of Alabama residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

Alabama residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 15.6 percent of the state’s population, the fifth highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

12.6% of Alaska residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

Alaska residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 12.6 percent of the state’s population, the 17th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

Strong Support in Alabama CD-2 for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Jessica Taylor, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Alabama (district 2), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Alabama offers 35 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Alabama number 35, the 10th lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

Alabama schools get 34.7% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

Nearly 35 percent of Alabama public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 35th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Alabama reach $3.1 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Alabama amount to $3.1 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the 30th highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in Alabama averaged $50,568

Teachers’ salaries in Alabama averaged $50,568 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 37th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

1st-quarter state tax collections in Alabama reach $2.9 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Alabama amount to $2.9 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the 25th highest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Alabama’s public pensions are 63.4 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Alabama’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 63.4 percent of the total, the 34th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in Alabama reach $10.4 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Alabama amount to $10.4 billion, the 27th highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Strong Support in Alabama CD-2 for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises candidate and former Attorney General Troy King, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Alabama (district 2), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Mobile’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Alabama

The Mobile metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Alabama, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Alabama earns grade of B for manufacturing health

Alabama received a grade of B on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

Shelby County’s $3,429-per-month cost of living is the highest in Alabama

Residents of Shelby County need to make $3,429 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Alabama.

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