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Alabama House approves $1 billion spending plan for COVID funds

BY: - March 14, 2023

The Alabama House of Representatives Tuesday approved a plan to spend $1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds after a brief debate.  Representatives approved HB 1, sponsored by House Ways and Means General Fund Committee chair Rex Reynolds, R-Huntsville, on a 102 to 3 vote. It would direct the money to broadband, health […]

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Gov. Kay Ivey calls on legislators spend COVID funds on infrastructure, health care

BY: - March 8, 2023

Gov. Kay Ivey’s special session proclamation Wednesday called for over $1 billion in federal COVID relief money to be spent mainly on infrastructure and health care needs. Ivey also called on the Legislature to allocate about $60 million in state fund to pay off money borrowed about a decade ago to shore up the state’s […]