Author Archives: Eddie Curran

About Eddie Curran

My name is Eddie Curran. I live in Mobile, Ala., as I have for most of my life. That included almost 20 years at the Mobile Register. During most of that time I focused on investigative projects, with stories and series on state politics, the courts, and white collar misbehavior.

Watch the documentary, “Mr. Dunn Goes to Montgomery”

  By Eddie Curran In mid-September, I went to Montgomery to interview Alabama Public Service Commissioner Terry Dunn for a project I was working on involving certain Montgomery-based non-profits whose activities had this in common: They attacked people and organizations…


Memo to Alabama Power: Time to Retire the “Wallace Excuse”

 Wallace bullied Alabama Power, and company officials vowed it would never happen again By Eddie Curran    There are almost as many Alabama Power lobbyists working the Legislature as there are state senators. The company spent $50.4 million to influence politics…


Questions sent to Alabama Power and Matrix

The first letter, to Alabama Power, was sent on Oct. 3, 2013.  I’ve removed a number of the introductory paragraphs for the sake of sparing you the boredom of reading them. Attn: Michael Sznajderman Media Relations Coordinator Alabama Power/The Southern Company…


Questions sent to PACE and JobKeeper Alliance

 As noted elsewhere on the site, and in the letter, I was initially retained by a Mississippi group concerned about critical advertising and other media by JobKeeper and the Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy, or, PACE. I subsequently chose not…


Separated at Birth?

Former longtime Alabama Public Service Commissioner Jan Cook, left, and, at right, current PSC President Twinkle Cavanaugh. Cook is a Democrat and Cavanaugh a Republican, but when it comes to choosing between the interests of Alabama Power’s shareholders or its customers,…