Medicaid expansion, end to grocery tax highlight Alabama Arise’s 2019 priorities
In the News
Fight hunger in Alabama by protecting food assistance and strengthening school meals
August 2018 Newsletter
We expect another lively, uplifting day when Arise members gather to pick our 2019 issue priorities at our annual meeting Sept. 8 in Montgomery. (See details and voting rules at right.) Two new proposals will compete with five current priorities for the five available slots on Arise’s issue roster next year. Two other issues are permanent priorities: tax reform and adequate state budgets.
Alabama’s costly catch-22 Medicaid waiver plan would punish parents in poverty
Annual Report 2018
June 2018 Newsletter
“I mean, what does Arise even look like without Kimble?” one of my coworkers asked earlier this year. It’d been a topic of discussion around the office for a few years, ever since our executive director, Kimble Forrister, attached a specific date to his years of warnings that he would, in fact, retire one day. Now, perhaps sooner than any of us expected, that day is at hand.