Alabama’s new gas tax raises interesting economic, political considerations

March 14, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

Taxes, Roads, and Limited Government

The Alabama legislature kicked off its new term with a special session to increase the gas tax, a result which seemed foreordained.  Nonetheless, the gas tax raises interesting economic and political considerations.

Our gas tax is currently just under 21 cents a gallon, which ranks 41stnationally according to the Tax…

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Five named Chancellor’s Fellows at Troy University

February 18, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, has announced the individuals selected for the University’s 2019 Chancellor’s Fellows Program.

The program, directed by Dr. John Kline, professor and director of the Institute for Leadership Development, spans the spring and summer academic semesters and enables Fellows to take part in briefings and meetings and be…

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TROY Chancellor sworn in as new American Village Board Chair

February 7, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. was sworn in as chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Village Citizenship Trust on Jan. 31. Dr. Hawkins succeeds Mr. Fred C. Crawford as Chair.

Dr. Hawkins, who previously served as deputy chair of the Board of the not-for-profit, non-partisan Trust, will serve a two-year…

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