Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund committee

General Fund goes to Gov. Kay Ivey after Senate debate over local projects

BY: - May 26, 2023

The Alabama Legislature gave final approval to a $3 billion General Fund budget and a supplemental funding bill early Friday morning, sending it to Gov. Kay Ivey after addressing concerns from some senators about local projects. The House voted to concur on the General Fund Conference Committee substitute 103-0 and the supplemental 103-0. The Senate […]

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Alabama Senate committee approves ARPA spending plan, with some changes

BY: - March 15, 2023

An Alabama Senate committee Wednesday approved a House plan to spend $1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds, though with a few tweaks. Lawmakers on the Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund committee approved the bill, HB1, after adding an amendment from Sen. Chris Elliott, R-Daphne, that would add stormwater projects to the infrastructure […]