Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: EDUCATION TRUST FUND

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Justin Bogie: With billions of federal education dollars unspent, why does the Alabama Department of Education continue to ask for more?

If there was truly an “emergency” and the funds were needed immediately to allow schools to continue to operate, why does so much of it remain unspent over two years later?

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Senate Pro-Tem Reed tepid on possibility of budget surplus used for tax relief

Reportedly, tax revenues into Alabama's Education Trust Fund (ETF) hit a record $10.4 billion, a whopping 20.54% higher than a year earlier. 

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Legislative Fiscal Office: State budgets in 'great shape,' ready to 'weather a storm'

“Alabama budgets are in a great shape. We are in a better position to weather a storm than we were ten years ago," said Kirk Fulford with the Fiscal Office of the Legislative Services Agency.

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Former Limestone education officials sentenced in multi-million-dollar fraud scheme

Four Limestone County school officials were sentenced this week in a multi-million dollar scheme that defrauded the state.

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Legislators briefed on education by State Superintendent

Alabama Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey addressed legislators who serve on the budget committees on the state of education...

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AL Senate Committee votes to advance tax cuts

The Alabama Senate Finance and Taxation Education committee voted to give two tax-cut bills a favorable report on Tuesday. Senate Bills...

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Mike Dunn drops out of U.S. Senate race to run for Alabama Senate, endorsing Durant

Iraq War veteran Mike Dunn told 1819 News on Monday that he is running for Alabama Senate District 17 in the Republican primary and...

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State expected to pass all-time record budgets during this session

The first day of the 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session began on Tuesday, Jan. 11, with legislators being informed that revenues...