Lack of Autism Therapy coverage another reason for companies not to pick Alabama

May 11, 2017

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

As I stood along the wall in room 727, listening to the Senate’s finance committee kick around the idea of mandating insurance for Autism Therapy, it struck me that the proponents of this bill were going about it all wrong.

For hours upon hours, parents and grandparents, friends, neighbors and the regular ol’ decent human beings have tried to pitch this bill – HB284 – by leaning heavy on the compassion and the humanity of it.
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God Speed Speaker McCutcheon

August 4, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

The nomination of Representative Mac McCutcheon by the Republican Caucus assures that he will be the next Speaker of the House. We, at the Alabama Political Reporter, congratulate him and wish him great success in his new leadership role.

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything,” wrote Irish playwright and great thinker, George Bernard Shaw.

I have been a fierce critic of Rep. McCutcheon since he appeared at the pep rally with Mike Hubbard following Hubbard’s indictment, and I expressed outrage when he tried to pass the Star Chamber bill last session. However, recently, he and I have had an opportunity to discuss several issues of importance to both the State and its people. His forthrightness, willingness to listen and desire to represent all of the people has given me hope and confidence in his leadership. We both agree on the need for change, change that must lead to a better State and Legislature.
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