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PHOTO: Alabama Education Association (AEA) Executive Director Darryl Sinkfield recognizing Mary Jo Chandler for her service. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video and Agenda at the Bottom) During the workshop portion of last

“I, and the members of the House Democratic Caucus, have always been committed to supporting our children’s education, our public schools and our educators. Those are the people who voted for us and who we were elected to represent. Our

You have to tip your hat to Bob Riley’s Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund and the great job they do with public relations.  Hardly a day goes by without someone trying to convince us the best way to help kids in

Dear newly / re- elected member of the Alabama Legislature, Congratulations! The majority of the voters in your respective districts have seen fit to send you to Montgomery to be THEIR voice on the issues that will come before you.

Bill Armistead, Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, dubbed Democrat gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith “a one trick pony” today because his campaign is almost completely funded by one group, the Alabama Education Association. “It was not surprising when Parker Griffith

Another $300k to…

It appears as if these commercials with folksy tunes and awkward hugs are working on someone. The AEA has just given Parker Griffith (D) another $300k in his race to unseat incumbent Governor Robert Bentley (R). That makes it $600k

The Alabama Education Association just donated $300,000.00 to Parker Griffith.
$300,000.00 of YOUR dues just went to Parker Griffith.

Can Henry Survive?

The Alabama Education Association (AEA) hung their dirty laundry out for all to see last week when a letter to board members from former Executive Secretary Paul Hubbert was released. Hubbert was the driving force behind the once powerful AEA

On Tuesday night former AEA Executive Secretary Paul Hubbert wrote a 4-page letter to the board of the Alabama Education Association. The board that he himself sat on for over 40 years, building the most powerful Teachers Union in the

Is the AEA Dying?

The Alabama Education Association is nationally known for being the most powerful teacher’s union in the United States. How long that distinction will last now becomes the question at hand. The problem many people have with the AEA is not