NOTHING BUT FACTS
Sources of facts in FA's "Run" spot
Historic tax credits have been key to revitalization and economic booms of cities across Alabama. Three Republican senators put a stop to them.
Crime victims in Alabama are waiting years to see the accused face a judge and jury. Murders, sex crimes, even minor drug charges are in limbo and it all comes down to money. State budget cuts have created a massive backlog of cases at forensic labs across the state.
...The proposed Medicaid expansion in Alabama would generate $20 billion in new economic activity, which in turn would generate $1.7 billion in new tax revenue for the state from 2014 to 2020....Alabama would spend about $1 billion for the expanded Medicaid coverage while getting about $14 billion in additional federal support.
The state of Alabama is balancing its budget on the backs of the people who can least afford it. There’s no denying that the impact and effect is a disproportionate burden on low income communities and those with more seniors and disabled. These are poor rural communities where people don’t have cars. They struggle to get to their jobs let alone to an ID office.
They are building these kinds of developments all over the world, except for Alabama...
This erosion in education support makes it harder for Alabama workers to compete for highly skilled jobs in the global economy.
Since imprisoned Speaker of Alabama House, Mike Hubbard's power grab of a GOP "Super majority" in 2010, Republicans have controlled every branch of the state's government: Executive, Legislative (both houses) and Judicial.
One of the biggest factors stressing Alabama hospital budget is no Medicaid expansion.
Every industry, utility or wastewater treatment operation that discharges pollutants in Alabama waters is currently permitted and inspected by ADEM. ADEM’s budget has been cut to $280,000 for the entire state—and that money was dedicated only to an animal feeding operation program.
The 3M manufacturing facility in Decatur was a major producer of substances wherelong-term exposure could include "developmental effects to fetuses during pregnancy or to breastfed infants (e.g., low birth weight, accelerated puberty, skeletal variations), cancer (e.g., testicular, kidney), liver effects (e.g., tissue damage), immune effects (e.g., antibody production and immunity), thyroid effects and other effects (e.g., cholesterol changes)."