A new report commissioned by the Alabama Hospital Association (AHA) suggests that profit margins for Alabama hospitals were down nearly 80% from pre-pandemic levels in 2022. Now, the AHA is seeking American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from the state.
Alabama lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do about the rocket at the Alabama Rest Stop off of I-65 in Ardmore and how they can pay for renovating or replacing it. One lawmaker even suggested using COVID-19 relief money.
A federal court ruled in favor of Alabama in a dispute against the U.S. Department of Treasury over a provision in the Biden Administration’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) that would have punished states for cutting taxes.