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Alabama House passes $1 billion spending bill

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama House of Representatives passed a $1.06 billion spending bill on Tuesday, allocating the final round of federal dollars afforded to states by the American Rescue Plan Act.

On a 102-3 vote, the spending bill passed unchanged from previous drafts, with up to around $400 million toward health care-related services, $660 million for water, sewer and broadband infrastructure, and $55 million for eligible health emergency economic programs and services.