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Ivey: Construction to resume on Birmingham’s estimated $5.44 billion ‘Northern Beltline’ with $489 million in federal funding for the next five years

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that construction will begin soon on a 10-mile four-lane road connecting Highway 31 and State Route 75.

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University of Alabama rakes in record $160 million from federal government for sponsored projects, more from other sponsors

In fiscal year 2022, the University of Alabama received $211.4 million in sponsored awards, $159.5 million of which were from the federal government.

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Alabama HBCUs to receive National Park Service funding

“I’m thrilled to announce that the National Park Service is investing $2.5 million to preserve historic structures on the campuses of Alabama’s HBCUs, This is a big win for Alabama! Alabama’s HBCUs have played such a pivotal role in shaping the history of our nation," Rep. Terri Sewell said.

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Pete Buttigieg to visit Birmingham Thursday

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will be in Birmingham on Thursday hosted by Congresswoman Terri Sewell.

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USDA announces the Biden Administration’s framework for transforming the food system

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Wednesday details of the Biden administration’s plan for a framework to transform the food system.

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Ivey elected to serve as 2022 Delta Regional Authority States’ Co-Chair

The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced on Monday that Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) has been elected the 2022 DRA States’ Co-Chairman....