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Mark Colson

Mark Colson

Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Chief of Staff
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Post-Obamacare Federal and State Health Care Mandates Still Bad for Job Creation

It’s a well-established fact that the two greatest selling points of the Affordable Care Act – you can keep your doctor and your premiums will go down – have turned out to be a false positive. Whether it’s a mandate like the ACA or state mandates on health coverage, the …

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Vote Tomorrow and be aware of the AEA Assault in the Primary Election

In the last 10 days, the Alabama Education Association has continued its assault on the Republican primary, pumping an additional $700,000 into ads attacking incumbent Republicans. This brings AEA total spending in the Republican primary to roughly $4.5 million (around half of this amount has been for candidate contributions while …

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Regulatory relief bill passes House committee, good for business

Alabama businesses are one step closer to seeing regulatory relief from state government thanks to the Red Tape Reduction Act, or HB 101, sponsored by Rep. April Weaver, R-Brierfield, which passed out of the House State Government Committee on Wednesday. If passed, this bill would be a huge victory for …

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