Agriculture

Agriculture is Alabama’s leading industry and with more than 9 million acres of farmland, and nearly 50,000 Alabama farms, the regulations that farmers face play a significant effect on Alabama’s economy. Therefore, it is important that we provide Alabama farmers with the means to be successful, but with the push for renewable energies and green Read more about Agriculture[…]

Gun Rights

Many factors determine where you stand on an issue. My first question with any issue is what does the constitution have say. In the case of guns, the second amendment is clear, “the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” I believe in the Second Amendment, but that does Read more about Gun Rights[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Paying for the Plan

Over the last several weeks, I have revealed a plan for the economy that will repair, replace and expand our schools, roads bridges and airports, lift millions out of poverty, reduce costs to the justice system, end too big to fail, end tax-breaks for sending jobs overseas, make college more affordable and rebuild our social Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Paying for the Plan[…]

9-Point-Plan for the Economy – Rebuild America’s Social Safety Net

Americans have been told time and time again that social programs are a drain on the economy that destroy the will to work creating a culture of dependency, but studies show that this is just another lie used to push for changes that are not in the best interest of the American people. The Republican Read more about 9-Point-Plan for the Economy – Rebuild America’s Social Safety Net[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Make College More Affordable

Over the last three decades, the price of going to college has more than tripled, putting college out of reach for many Americans, and saddling millions more with enormous debt before they even began their careers. It has never been more important for Americans to continue their education beyond high school. Unfortunately, it has never Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Make College More Affordable[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Ending Tax-Breaks for Shipping Jobs Overseas

Over the last decade, the United States has lost more than 2.4 million jobs due to outsourcing, but did you know that corporations who ship jobs overseas get a tax deduction for the costs associated with moving jobs and factories overseas. Due to a variety of factors, companies are often forced to move factories and Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Ending Tax-Breaks for Shipping Jobs Overseas[…]

Abortion

It is my personal belief that abortion is a practice that we should do our best to end in our society, but making the act of having an abortion a crime does not advance that goal, it puts the lives of women in jeopardy and violates the rights guaranteed to all Americans under the United Read more about Abortion[…]

Ron Crumpton, Richard Shelby

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Breakup the Big Banks

Too big to fail, is too dangerous for America. The nation’s largest banks continue to engage in the same risky behavior that caused the recession, they receive unstated government subsidies that provide an unfair advantage, and they have proven that they are willing to throw out the law and regard for the greater good in Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Breakup the Big Banks[…]