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Tag: ARPA

Billpoole Alabama News
Clawbacks considered as ARPA deadlines loom

The deadline for state agencies, local governments, and community organizations to obligate federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds is about 16 months away. 

Ivey signs Arpa Alabama News
Ivey signs ARPA, ATF debt repayment bills into law — 'Alabama can now look to a future of greater promise'

Governor Kay Ivey signed two bills to appropriate roughly $1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and transfer $60 million from the state's General Fund to the Alabama Trust Fund.

ARPA Alabama News
Amended $1 billion ARPA funding legislation passes Senate committee

Amended legislation appropriating $1.06 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding passed the Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund committee on Wednesday.

From Birmingham Water Works Board Linked In Alabama News
Birmingham Water Works hires second PR firm; Spokesman says it won’t affect 2023 budget

Birmingham Water Works is hiring another public relations firm, but a spokesperson said it wouldn't add to the approximately $200 million budget already approved for fiscal year 2023.

Poole Alabama News
State Finance Director Poole optimistic headed into ARPA special session, Says Ivey 'feels good about it'

State Finance Director Bill Poole spoke to 1819 News about the Governor's office's outlook on the process as it heads to the legislature.

Moneyphoto Alabama News
Houston County approves federal relief funding for nonprofits

The Houston County Commission approved federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for local nonprofits and a new industrial site Tuesday.

Moneyphoto Alabama News
6 municipalities, Dale County squabble over federal relief funds

Six cities and towns in Dale County are calling for an investigation into the county government’s use of federal funding.

AL State House Ashley Carter Alabama News
House General Fund budget chair rules out ARPA-based tax break; says relief could come from education budget

According to State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark), tax relief will not likely be a part of the ARPA appropriations but could come from other sources.

Scofield Alabama News
State Senate Majority Leader Scofield downplays ARPA special session possibility – 'Not sure that there’s a whole lot of rush'

During an interview with Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Yaffee Program," State Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) argued there was no urgency for a special session before the 2023 regular session.