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The American Rescue Plan Act sent more than $2 billion to the state of Alabama and hundreds of millions to counties and cities based on their population sizes.
A proposed constitutional amendment clarifying that local governments can spend federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars on broadband expansion will wait until lawmakers’ regular session resumes next week.
Both bills moved out of committee on Thursday with little discussion or debate. Legislators had the weekend to review the bill to make any changes.
The podcast, named ‘Anatomy of Murder,’ is hosted by Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi along with Scott Weinberger, Emmy award-winning investigative journalist and a former deputy sheriff.
Flu cases dropped dramatically last year amid increased social distancing and mask wearing but numbers have grown this year as those measures were relaxed.
Sen. Andrew Jones, R-Centre said he had two primary issues with the taxes on people who have jobs in a city: Taxing people for working and taxing them without representation.
The system attributed the increase of 4,700 students to a continued focus on career planning and workforce development and an increase in safety measures at the 24 colleges.
Gov. Kay Ivey called the session for legislators to focus on how to use the money from the American Rescue Plan Act, passed by Congress in March 2021.
A bill in the Alabama Legislature would change the involuntary commitment process for someone with a mental health issue, allowing judges to consider behavior over a two-year period.
The number of COVID cases is continuing to rise locally, to the extent that Regional Medical Center had to open a second COVID ward last week to handle the patient load.
Improvements include better search features, including the ability to search bills by topic across multiple sessions, and allowing users to create lists of priority bills they want to track throughout the session.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated five-day quarantine guidance Tuesday night to now apply to schools.
Nationwide, foreign investors held an interest in nearly 35.2 million acres of U.S. forest land and farm land, according to a 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture report.
Amid a surge in COVID cases in Alabama due to the omicron variant, legislative leaders and staffers will discuss potential safety measures for legislators and employees this week.
The voluntary recall includes Dole-branded and private-label salads processed at its Bessemer City, N.C. and Yuma, Ariz. facilities and sold in 13 states, including Alabama.