Sunday, December 2, 2001
It was a project that I worked very closely with Jim Williams on. The lines with links are pieces I authored.
Special Report - al.com: Alabama's Taxes
Tax burden falls heaviest on poor
Is the tax system adequate?
Business tax plan liked by schools
Putting faces on fairness:
Low-income mother bears big tax burden as she balances bills
Mid-income family says government wasteful, inefficient
High-income family says tax structure hurts public schools
Tax shortage effects many:
PRISONS: As budgets get tighter, security gets looser
TEXTBOOKS: Schools trying to balance books, budget
WATER: Understaffed ADEM fights upstream battle
DHR: Too few caseworkers to handle adult abuse, neglect
STATE TROOPERS: Shortage leaves highways unpatrolled
A visual look at taxes:
Comparison of state and local tax burdens on three families
Gap in tax resources
Tax burden comparison
State, local tax source
Percent of taxes earmarked
State and local taxes per capita
It was a good story and a worthy quest. Which will continue. Wreck found in Delta not the Clotilda, the last American slave ship | AL.com ...
My old friend and colleague Joe Songer at al.com has put together a list of outdoor adventures in each of Alabama's 67 counties. The...
Totally cool discovery and story by Ben Raines of al.com Wreck found by reporter may be last American slave ship, archaeologists say | A...
A famous Rick Bragg story from his early years at The Birmingham News This is a truncated version. A story was composed on a Friday afte...