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[…]

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[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

There are very few things that are as important to the American economy as our infrastructure. Every business, every family relies on our roads, bridges and airports to get from place to place and move goods across the country, but they have been neglected and that neglect is costing our economy billions of dollars each Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Reschedule Marijuana

Current marijuana policy in Alabama, and across America, lacks reason, intelligence and sanity.  It creates criminal empires, puts our children in unnecessary danger and clogs our courts and prisons with people who would be considered normal productive members of society, but because they choose to use marijuana as opposed to alcohol, they are considered criminal. Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Reschedule Marijuana[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Raise the Minimum Wage

Poverty should be one of the top concerns for any elected leader, it has a negative effect on almost everything we as society entrust our government to do, but it seems that those in the Republican Party find it is more politically viable to fight a war on the people in poverty than it is Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Raise the Minimum Wage[…]