January 22, 2020 | From Doug
Sen. Doug Jones Op-Ed: reflecting on 2019 and setting goals for 2020
Even after New Year’s celebrations have died down, the beginning of the year is a time to reflect on the past and set goals for the year to come. I’m proud of all that we’ve been able to accomplish since I was sworn in to the Senate in January of 2018, but there’s still so much work to be done.
November 27, 2019 | From Doug
Protecting Alabama’s hunting and fishing traditions
The holidays bring many traditions in Alabama – gathering with family and friends, the Iron Bowl, giving thanks for all that we share. But for many men and women the holidays also mean the start of an annual way of life in a state blessed with an abundance of natural resources – hunting season in Alabama.
November 20, 2019 | From Doug
Doug Jones: Fighting to fund Alabama's Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Right now Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions across the country are facing a disastrous financial cliff, all because the Senate has failed to renew $255 million in federal funding for these schools.
November 04, 2019 | From Doug
Senator Doug Jones: Apply to College for Free This Week
This week is Alabama College Application week and I’m proud to be partnering with Alabama Possible and the Alabama Department of Education to encourage high school seniors to apply to Alabama colleges and universities for free.
April 04, 2019 | From Doug
Honoring Dr. King
Today marks the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. Words always come up short in describing the legacy he left behind and the impact he has had on our country, and today we remember him and his never-ending pursuit of equality and justice.