INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE
by Steve Flowers
While the presidential race played out this year, several things happened in Alabama politics that went under the radar.
First, a federal appeals court upheld the legislature’s banning PAC to PAC transfers. The new Republican legislative majority that marched into the Statehouse in 2011 set out to destroy and bury the last bastion of Democratic power in the state – the once omnipotent Alabama Education Association. They succeeded.