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Ingenuity is key to state’s success

Lost amid the tumult after we passed the historic Alabama Accountability Act Feb. 28 was the preceding bill on the calendar — the Alabama Commercial ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:30 pm


The real story behind educational changes

Recently, many of us most likely saw or heard what could be classified as one of the most misleading, propaganda-filled political attacks we’ve seen in ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 11:44 am


Protecting those who most need it

My goal as a state senator is to be a force for good – to recognize laws that need updating, changing or abolishment and using ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:36 pm


New year presents new opportunities

Every new year presents challenges and opportunities. Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 11:10 am


Energy issues matter in Alabama

Gas prices on the rise, dependence on foreign oil, oil shale development, natural gas “fracking,” Alaska National Wildlife Refuge drilling, and even the BP disaster ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Thursday, November 29, 2012 9:14 am


Constitution reform underway

Over the last several years I have heard many people discuss the need for constitution reform in Alabama. It is one of those issues that ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 11:37 am


Teachers make great impact

School is back in session and that signals a lot of work for parents, kids and most of all, our schoolteachers. As parents, we prepare ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:54 am


No alternative to bringing jobs

Every election year, particularly a presidential election year, we hear a lot of talk about “Alternative Energy,” and the need for America to develop new ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, August 28, 2012 11:30 am


Take a break from politics

Sometimes when you serve in political office or work closely with a government body, it is easy to think the entire world revolves around its ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, August 7, 2012 10:33 am


Senator shares legislative wrap-up

The regular session of the Alabama Legislature ended on June 9, and there was a great deal to be proud of for the people of ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 12:02 pm


Solutions for judicial reform

Before this session, my fellow legislators and I understood that our state faced a financial reckoning — especially in terms of the General Fund Budget, ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, June 12, 2012 2:28 pm


Autism epidemic needs attention

As many people enjoyed spring break, another event was taking place throughout the world in recognition of a widely discussed developmental disability. April 2 was ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, April 17, 2012 10:02 am


Necessity is the mother of invention

Alabamians are understandably anxious about how lawmakers can close a $500 million budget shortfall and still maintain basic services and properly fund schools. Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, April 3, 2012 11:22 am


State cyber crime laws need updating

When most state laws dealing with computers were first written, the average Alabama family did not have a home computer. Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:43 am


State budget challenges ahead

The 2012 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature began on Feb. 7. There are many issues that will be debated, but almost all of them ... Read more

by Cam Ward, Tuesday, February 28, 2012 8:47 am

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