September 08, 2020 | Current Work
Sen. Doug Jones gearing up for election – RADIO
(Central Alabama Voice) – Sen. Doug Jones sits down with Brett Pritchard to discuss some of the biggest issues facing not just Central Alabama today but also the country as a whole. He also talks about gearing up for the coming election and why he thinks it was good to play football in Alabama this season.
September 07, 2020 | Current Work
This Labor Day let’s honor Alabama’s workers
(Alabama Political Reporter) – President of the Alabama AFL-CIO, Bren Riley, says that Sen. Jones has been nothing but an ally to our working people, especially in pushing his Senate colleagues to take up HEROES Act — a comprehensive COVID-19 relief bill currently sitting untouched in Mitch McConnell’s lap.
September 06, 2020 | Current Work
Tall tales and conspiracy theories: Alabama experts battle coronavirus misinformation
(AL.com) – Democratic U.S. Senator Doug Jones, for months, has hosted several video conferences with medical experts and epidemiologists including Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases. He said the purpose of these sessions is so that the public can get updates from experts who are routinely dealing with the coronavirus.
September 02, 2020 | Current Work
Pro-Growth Conference kicks off with Doug Jones, discussions on COVID impact and a living wage
(Alabama Political Reporter) – What happens if you just give impoverished citizens $500 per month — no strings attached? Good things, it turns out. The people use that income to buy food, medicine and basic necessities for life. They take a day off work if they’re sick and actually get treatment. They quit a second, hourly-wage job that they are overqualified for and instead work towards obtaining a better, higher-paying primary job.
September 01, 2020 | Current Work
Progressive Turnout Project plans to call, write voters telling them to vote for Doug Jones
(Alabama Political Reporter) – The Progressive Turnout Project launched its voter turnout program Monday, and the group is vowing to make 55 million telephone calls and hand-write 500,000 letters to voters by election day. They have announced they are targeting Alabama in order to convince voters to re-elect U.S. Sen. Doug Jones.
August 30, 2020 | Current Work
Doug Jones, Maddox Say They’re Encouraged by Ivey’s Mask Mandate
(WVUA 23) – Surging COVID cases throughout the state have prompted several officials to delay re-opening phases. Tuscaloosa is the third-highest number of active COVID cases this month. Only Jefferson and Mobile counties have more cases. U.S. Sen. Doug Jones and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox held a joint video conference last week.
August 28, 2020 | Current Work
What’s buried in Tommy Tuberville’s pine box?
(AL.com) – When Tommy Tuberville left his coaching position at Ole Miss, he played that coy game coaches do when looking for another job. His loyalties were to the team he had, he said, not some other place — like Auburn, say — that might be wooing him with better offers.