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Published Work

Note: This is not an exhaustive portfolio and does not contain all published work. This page is current as of December 2023. 
National and State Lawmakers & Policies
A guide to gun bills in Alabama’s 2023 legislature: What’s passed, stalled
Alabama lawmakers want to extend limits on school discussions about LGBTQ issues
Alabama may make it a felony to help someone fill out an absentee ballot

Alabama considers ending some driver’s license suspensions for unpaid fees
Alabama House passes bill that would restrict transgender athletes in college sports
Alabama may punish parents who don’t secure guns, allow children to take them to school
Mike Pence says Donald Trump ‘can take care of himself’ in Alabama speech

Jefferson County sued over alleged racial gerrymandering, vote packing
President Donald Trump indictment: What’s next? Will he be arrested?
Alabama lawmakers propose tax credits for anti-abortion center donors
Alabama’s massive education budget now includes money for World Games, airport, port

Alabama bill would let residents claim ‘unborn child’ as a dependent on taxes
Alabama GOP dinner with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will be closed to press

Tuberville puts hold on defense nominees over policy that will ‘facilitate thousands of abortions’
Katie Britt sworn in as Alabama’s newest U.S. Senator, with ‘day one’ plans, priorities
Women long underrepresented in Alabama politics, despite some landmark 2022 wins
Katie Britt, the ‘girl from the Wiregrass,’ on being first Alabama woman elected to US Senate
Alabama legislature ranked most conservative in the nation, study says
Alabama approves new state constitution, strips racist language from text

Who is Katie Britt, Alabama’s newest senator? What are her plans in Congress?
What’s in Alabama’s new state constitution of 2022? What’s changed?

Katie Britt’s election to US Senate could make Alabama, national history. Here’s how
Election 2022: Where Alabama’s statewide candidates stand on abortion
Alabama officials and residents have fifth largest age gap in the US, study says
Election 2022: How many registered voters live in Alabama?
‘Record number’ of female candidates? Alabama Republicans, Democrats cite work with women before election
Inside the Alabama Constitution of 2022: Voters to see changes on November ballot
Debate surrounding bylaws at Alabama Democrats’ convention ends in walkout
Alabama Democrats discuss November elections, Randy Kelley addresses Tuberville controversy
Doug Jones: Tuberville’s ‘racist rant ... harkens back to a really dark time’
Tuberville: ‘Pro-crime’ Democrats want ‘reparation’ for ‘people who do the crime’
Rep. Terri Sewell, Alabama voting advocates on Supreme Court case: ‘Fair representation matters’
Katie Britt nears $9 million in campaign contributions, could enter Senate with surplus
588,000 eligible for student debt relief in Alabama, White House estimates
Student loan forgiveness: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, 21 other governors write letter opposing Biden plan
Biden’s Title IX expansion deluged with feedback, including from Alabama parents, teachers
Gov. Kay Ivey asks Biden to remove COVID vaccine requirement for international travelers
Alabama GOP ‘in solidarity’ with Trump after FBI search, wants to change primary system
Alabama Republicans address adoption costs, parental control ahead of legislative session, election
Alabama abortion organizations pause services amid review of law
Roe v. Wade: Alabama pastors, conservatives praise downfall of abortion protections
Roe v. Wade: Alabama AG Steve Marshall halts abortions, says state ‘protector of unborn life’
For first time ever, two women will face each other in Alabama gubernatorial election
Yolanda Flowers Becomes First Black Female Dem Nominee For Gov. in AL
Health & Reproductive Care
Alabama would prosecute abortion as murder under newly introduced bill
What is the ‘coverage gap’ in Alabama Medicaid, health insurance?
Maternal mortality rates climbed during pandemic, report shows

‘It’s unethical not to take care of people’: Advocates urge Alabama lawmakers to expand Medicaid, decry partisanship
Alabama lawmaker files bills to overturn state abortion ban, allow rape, incest provisions
Alabama doctors, heart disease survivors say checkups, awareness of symptoms are key
Alabama pharmacists move to protect medication used to treat ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage
Birmingham doula group to help more mothers tackle pregnancy, parenting
On Roe’s would-be 50th, here’s what reproductive rights look like in Alabama
Maternal Mental Health hotline now available for postpartum advice, resources
Is the flu shot safe during pregnancy? Alabama experts urge vaccines during dangerous flu season
Alabama cervical cancer rates, diagnosis remain among highest in US
A solution for morning sickness? Birmingham clinic aims to spare pregnant patients a trip to ER
Report: Fewer than 10 abortions performed monthly in Alabama after Roe overturn
Alabamians march for abortion rights: ‘We still have enough energy to keep fighting’
UAB announces new Alabama maternal health task force to tackle mortality, doulas, telehealth

Birmingham VA ‘proceeding carefully’ with potential abortion services, despite Alabama ban
New Alabama maternal mortality report highlights preventable deaths, substance abuse
Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act will help Alabamians with health insurance, prescription costs, HHS says
Alabama ranked worst state to have a baby in the US, report says
Is Alabama expanding Medicaid? What to know about $4 million effort to help postpartum moms
Emergency, miscarriage abortion updates missing from Alabama medical, pharmacy groups

Medication abortion accounted for nearly half of Alabama abortions in 2020, data shows
Who got an abortion in Alabama in 2020? Data shows most already had at least one child
Roe v. Wade: Hundreds gather to continue protests in support of Alabama abortion access
Alabama’s Terri Collins on Roe v. Wade: No state abortion exceptions planned for rape, incest
Rising prices, less supply: Here’s why it’s harder to find tampons in Alabama
Georgia lawmakers push to eliminate tax on pads and tampons — again 
Lawmakers weigh proposal to lower prescription drug costs in Georgia
Equity, Gender and Families
Montgomery rally for LGBTQ rights: ‘We’re still fighting’
Alabama needs more maternal mental health care, advocates say: ‘Treatment is not occurring’
Motherhood in Alabama: Moms ask for more help with breastfeeding, paid leave, child care

Mazie Hirono says Tommy Tuberville’s Title IX transgender sports bill would ‘pain’ Patsy Mink
Former Rep. Patricia Todd to launch Alabama LGBTQ advocacy group
Childcare experts suggest expanded subsidies, tax credits, as Alabama parents cite struggles
World War II Army veteran, Montgomery resident honored at Women Who Shape the State
See the 14 Alabama counties where child care is most expensive
Should employers ask about past salary? This Alabama group wants to outlaw the question.

Report: Alabama parents miss work for child care issues at highest rate in nation
How much of your paycheck goes to child care? Alabama child care, day care costs are increasing.
Dolly Parton free library signups soar after Alabama announces program
Alabama partners with Dolly Parton Imagination Library to mail free books to children
Alabama state employees don’t get paid parental leave, unlike other states
Alabama wage gap task force to push for childcare, education priorities in next legislative session
Pregnant woman files unfair labor charge against GE Auburn plant: ‘It was just awful’
Report: 4 in 10 Alabama children don’t have access to childcare, impacting parent workforce
Bama Rush: Where University of Alabama sororities stand on LGBTQ inclusion

Task force: Increasing Alabama women’s pay, gender equity would bring $22 billion to state
University of Alabama adds ‘chosen’ name option to student ID

Alabama advocates plan to address state’s ongoing gender wage gap
UAB told student ‘it happens’ after she was allegedly raped by football player, lawsuit claims
Georgia aims to keep more kids out of foster care with new specialist teams
Renters In Georgia Fear Eviction As Moratorium Ends
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