Tax Reform

Lower Spire Rates

Company credits tax reform

Just as natural gas customers are getting big bills because of the frigid cold during January, Spire, formerly Alagasco. is lowering its rates. The three per cent drop goes into effect today, and the company says it is the result of the tax measure approved by Congress. Spire needed to get Public Service Commission permission to lower the rates. Some…

Congresswoman Hosts Town Hall in Perry Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Congresswoman Terri Sewell hosted town hall meeting in Marengo and Perry counties. Dozens of Perry County residents turned out for the town hall meeting Tuesday afternoon at Sowing Seeds of Hope in Marion. Sewell says the events give her a chance to connect with the people she represents. The congresswoman discussed national security, healthcare and…

Split Between House, Senate on Taxes Poses a Big Challenge

The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there’s the ambitious timetable of finishing in time to get legislation to President Donald Trump by Christmas. The most politically challenging decisions involve dealing with popular and…