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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin proposes third cost of living adjustment in the last year, part of $554 million budget

As part of his new $554 million city budget for fiscal year 2024, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin proposed another cost of living adjustment for police and firefighters, which would be the third since last May.

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Birmingham City Council spends surplus on city employee raise, ‘family fun park’ in Five Points West, Caraway Amphitheater and more

The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved several measures on Tuesday morning to spend what Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said is a budget surplus of over $80 million.

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Cost of living: Which of Alabama's most affordable cities have the least crime?

Alabama is known for its low cost of living compared to other states, but in some cities, that can come at the expense of higher crime.

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Nearly 6% Social Security cost-of-living increase for 2022 announced

By Brandon Moseley The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be 5.9% in 2022....