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Tag: OMNIBUS

Richard Shelby Alabama News
University of Alabama names policy institute, faculty endowment after Richard Shelby — Earmarked millions for university in 2022 omnibus bill

Before retiring in January, former U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby earmarked $10 million for the University of Alabama (UA) to create a “public service and leadership institute.” Now, UA has decided to name the institute after Shelby.

Money, dollars, bills Alabama News
Omnibus bill sends $7.25 million in federal funds to four organizations in Jefferson County

Over $7 million from the new $1.7 trillion federal spending package is going to four projects in Jefferson County.

Shelby featured on the jumbotron at Bryant-Denny Stadium Alabama News
Did Richard Shelby earmark $10 million for his own University of Alabama 'institute'?

Somewhat unnoticed among the estimated $666.4 million in earmarks, as calculated by CQ Roll Call, secured by outgoing U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) was a line item for $10 million for the University of Alabama.

Mobile Causeway Alabama News
Jerry Carl secures $3.5M for Mobile Bay Causeway improvement, but still a 'no' vote on omnibus

Long before the I-10 Mobile Bayway opened in 1978, what is known as the Causeway served as the major thoroughfare across the Mobile Bay between Mobile and Baldwin Counties.

Brooks v Shelby Alabama News
Brooks blasts Shelby over $1.7 trillion omnibus bill; Calls it 'political payback' for special interest groups

After passing through the U.S. Senate with the help of 18 Republicans, including outgoing Sen. Richard Shelby, the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill now goes to the House of Representatives, where U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he expects a similar scenario to play out thanks to the “debt junky wing of the Republican Party.”

Tubs Shelby623 Alabama News
Shelby, Tuberville split on $1.7 trillion government spending bill, opposition expected in the House

Outgoing U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) voted in favor of the $1.7 trillion government spending package. His Alabama counterpart, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), voted against it.

US Capitol Alabama News
KCarl Smith: They think we’re stupid

Democrats and establishment Republicans, including Alabama Senator Richard Shelby, have been involved in formulating this huge, unnecessary spending compromise bill, which would keep the new House of Representatives from being able to reduce and eliminate horrible spending now underway, and the programs which that spending supports.

Tuberville511 Alabama News
Tuberville says $1.7 trillion spending package a 'monstrosity,' Rips $47 billion for Ukraine

Members of Congress now have had more than 24 hours to review the language of a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package with a December 23 deadline fast approaching.

Richard Shelby, Kevin McCarthy Alabama News
Richard Shelby, Kevin McCarthy clash over spending bill

Two GOP heavyweights find themselves at odds as a December 23 deadline looms over a spending package with potentially more than $650 million in earmarks connected to Alabama.

US Capitol Alabama News
Alabama delegation split on omnibus as $656M in Shelby earmarks hang in the balance

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby's (R-Tuscaloosa) last hurrah may not work out as he had planned.