Alabama Policy Institute http://apr.org en Ala. Policy Institute Co-Founder Runs For Congress http://apr.org/post/ala-policy-institute-co-founder-runs-congress <div class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper card_280 look2" contenteditable="false"><div attribution="Credit Alabama Policy I?nstitute" caption="The co-founder and former president of the Alabama Policy Institute, Gary Palmer of Birmingham, has decided to go from advising politicians to being a politician. " class="wysiwyg-asset-image" contenteditable="false" fid="3938" image_style="card_280" uri="public://201310/Gary-Palmer-165x230.jpg"><img alt="" class="pi_assets-image" src="/sites/wual/files/styles/card_280/public/201310/Gary-Palmer-165x230.jpg" /><div class="image-meta-wrapper"><div class="c Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:29:04 +0000 The Associated Press 40375 at http://apr.org Rule On Private School Transfer Raises Concerns http://apr.org/post/rule-private-school-transfer-raises-concerns <p>The only proposed rule for Alabama's new private school tax credits that's raising any concern is one saying the credits don't apply for children already in private school.</p><p>Alabama's Revenue Department planned a full day Thursday for a public hearing about its proposed rules for implementing the new Alabama Accountability Act. Few people showed up.</p><p>The new law provides state tax credits for parents who transfer their children from a failing public school to a private school.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 22:24:11 +0000 The Associated Press 35694 at http://apr.org Rule On Private School Transfer Raises Concerns Rick Santorum Returning to Alabama for Speech http://apr.org/post/rick-santorum-returning-alabama-speech <DIV> <P>The winner of Alabama's presidential primary in March, Rick Santorum, is headed back to the state.</P> <P>The former Pennsylvania senator will address the Alabama Policy Institute's annual dinner Thursday night in Birmingham. Institute President Gary Palmer says Santorum will talk about where conservatives should look for hope in changing the direction of the country. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:51:10 +0000 The Associated Press 21266 at http://apr.org Rick Santorum Returning to Alabama for Speech