$10 Million Savings | Hot 5

November 23, 2015

1. Mobile County Residents Have Saved over $10 Million with Coast2Coast Rx
Would you like to share the gift of healthcare savings with citizens in your county? The Coast2Coast Rx Card is a free discount card that allows consumers to access immediate discounts on prescription drugs as well as dental, vision, veterinary and hearing services. In [...]

Brasfield: All is Not Well

November 19, 2015

The County Line | By Sonny Brasfield, ACCA Executive Director | County Commission October 2015
All is Not Well
Sonny Brasfield
More state services will likely be lost

The temptation is to take a deep breath and assume that all is well.
All is not well.
With the close of the 2014-15 state fiscal year looming like a sledge hammer, the Alabama Legislature [...]

Getting Ready | Hot 5

November 16, 2015

1. Getting Ready
The ACCA Legislative Committee and a similar panel from the Alabama Sheriffs Association met last week to focus attention on the 2016 regular session of the Alabama Legislature.  The financial consequences of the new prison reform law was front and center during the two-hour session, but policies were also developed on changes to [...]

Long: Collaboration, communication are key

November 10, 2015

This is the prepared text of the inaugural address that 2015-16 ACCA President Ray Long, chairman of the Morgan County Commission, delivered at the 2015 ACCA Annual Convention. It was printed in the October 2015 issue of County Commission magazine. 
Collaboration, communication are key
for local leaders this year
On any issue, counties are stronger when speaking with [...]