by Sonny Brasfield, ACCA Executive
Volume 54, Number 1 - 2010
ACCA’s Task Force on Health Insurance Costs tackles a monumental problem.
Volume 53, Number 5 - 2009
"Who's going to fix the road?"
Volume 53, Number 4 - 2009
Funding for forensics demonstrates need for local "voices" in Montgomery.
Volume 53, Number 3 - 2009
"Where you stand is based on where you sit."
Volume 53, Number 2 - 2009
All's quiet with the Department of Corrections...but will it stay that way?
Volume 53, Number 1 - 2009
Volume 52, Number 6 - 2008
County employees give so much...
Volume 52, Number 5 - 2008
Under the leadership of Buddy Sharpless, the Association and its membership have enjoyed major legislative success.
Volume 52, Number 3 - 2008
ACCA's members get involved early in the legislative process.
Volume 52, Number 2 - 2008
Can we solve the problem with Alabama's county bridges?
Volume 52, Number 1 - 2008
"Pain at the pump" is hitting counties in the pocketbook.
Volume 51, Number 6 - 2007
Not everything is meant for the Internet
Volume 51, Number 5 - 2007
And, you think you have troubles...
Volume 51, Number 3 - 2007
It's time to tackle Alabama's business licensing process...again.
Volume 51, Number 2 - 2007
Making Alabama's roads safe will take time and money.
Volume 51, Number 1 - 2007
How does Alabama's system for reappraising property for ad valorem taxes affect your county?
Volume 50, Number 5 - 2006
Association's Environmental Steering Committee faces another uphill battle
Convention Issue 2006
"If it's not good for every county, then it's not good for any county."
Pre-Convention Issue 2006
Should there be a statewide building code in Alabama?
Spring Issue 2006
Six counties vote on self-governance powers in June
Fall Issue 2005
Good government is still about the people
Convention Issue 2005
Streamline Sales Tax makes progress...slowly
Pre-Convention Issue 2005
News media often focuses attention on wrong story
Legislative Wrap-Up Issue 2005
Self-governance brings positive changes to state
Spring Issue 2005
New "Open Meetings" law takes effect October 1
Legislative Conference Issue 2004
Out-dated equipment hinders wireless 9-1-1 calls
Fall Issue 2004
Local Constitutional Amendments Puzzle Voters
Convention Issue 2004
Close Examination of Local Laws Needed
Revised Election Process
Costs Counties Money
Spring Issue 2004
ACCA Stands Against New Open Meetings Legislation
Preview Issue 2003
Causes Fuss Among Some Constituents
for Next Once-in-a-Lifetime Project
Learned From County Joint Bid Program
Separates State Government and Voters
Rule Legislation is Making Progress Each Year
NOT a Dirty Word in Alabama
Sales Tax Issue Important for Legislature
Work to Consolidate Software
County Roads Within Municipal Limits
Elections About More Than Just Education
Sales Tax Project Moving Forward
Debate on County
Self-Goverance Bill Heats Up
Voting a Thing of the Past
Laws Need Enforcing
ABC Revenue Diversion Tactics
Taxes Not As Easy As Planned
Courtesy Rule" A Thing of the Past?
for Solution to Internet Sales Tax Problem
Solution Sought for Jail Delima
ACCA Accepts Purchasing
Goverance" More Than a Whisper?
Lessons Learned Important
for November Vote
to "Celebrate" 100 Year Anniversary of Outdated Document
Means Change in County Administration
Local Legislation Was the Hot Ticket
During Special Session
May Be the Cause of No Self-Governance
On-Site Voting Legislation
Simplifies An Otherwise Complex Process
"Tough on Crime"
Legislation Worthwhile, but Costly for Counties
ACCA and Affiliates
Provide Quality Educational Programs
Licensing May Be New Challenge for Counties