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Birmingham City Council approves $41 million in federal funds for variety of projects

The Birmingham City Council has approved $41 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for various projects around the city.

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Senate Committee advances bill to exempt COVID relief from state income tax

The Alabama Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee gave a favorable report to a bill that would free Alabamians who received...

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Senate passes ARPA funds bill

The Alabama Senate passed a bill distributing $772 million of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to various state and local...

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House Democrats support the ARPA appropriations bill

Alabama House Democrats held a press conference announcing tacit support for the framework of the bill appropriating American Rescue...

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Alabama House Committee approves American Rescue Plan Act legislation

The House Ways and Means General Fund committee on Thursday gave a favorable report to legislation appropriating American Rescue Plan...

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Appropriations bill for the ARPA funds introduced

State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark) filed the appropriations bill that would authorize the state to spend hundreds of millions of dollars...

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Alabama Senator wants to prioritize bill to cut stimulus check amounts from state income tax

In 2021, the U.S. Congress passed the American Rescue Act. Americans received tax credit stimulus checks, many wired straight into...

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Ivey calls a special session

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Tuesday signed a proclamation calling the Alabama Legislature into a special session to handle the task...

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Brooks cosponsors bill to allow states to spend COVID relief dollars on “REAL” infrastructure

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05) announced that he has cosponsored H.R. 5735, Congressman Dusty Johnson (R-South Dakota) and Congresswoman...

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Legislature likely to appropriate American Rescue Act dollars sooner rather than later

The state of Alabama has over $580 million in American Rescue Act dollars to appropriate during this legislative session. Legislative...

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State legislators ponder how to spend billions in federal dollars

By Brandon Moseley Members of both the Alabama Senate and House budget committees were in Montgomery on Thursday for a presentation...