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Tag: WORLD GAMES 2022

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Revised state budgets include doubled rebate checks, bailout for 2022 World Games

Both Education Trust Fund and General Fund budgets passed out of their respective House and Senate Committees on Wednesday.

World Games Alabama News
Senate Minority Leader Singleton: State still getting ‘requests for funding’ for World Games

After a $5 million bailout of Birmingham’s World Games 2022 was left out of the educational budget supplemental passed by the Senate last week, state legislators are still getting requests to put the funding back in elsewhere. 

World Games Alabama News
Ivey education budget proposal includes $5 million to financially beleaguered World Games

The State of Alabama will send $5 million to the World Games under a proposed budget submitted to the legislature this week by Gov. Kay Ivey.

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Justin Bogie: Why the 2022 World Games didn’t deliver the promised economic benefits

When it comes to the cost versus the direct economic benefits, Alabamians did not get what they were promised in these games, nor what they paid for.

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'It is what it is': Jefferson County Commission votes to give $4M in ARPA money to bail out beleaguered Birmingham World Games

The Jefferson County Commission will be forking up $4 million to the World Games 2022 to help address the organization’s $14 million debt. 

Birmingham City Council by Will Blakely Alabama News
Birmingham City Council votes to give $5 million to cover World Games debt

The Birmingham City Council voted to fork up $5 million to cover the $14 million owed by the World Games to private vendors and other businesses.

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World Games close with a celebration at Protective Stadium

Heat and hospitality. How’s that for a quick summation of 10 days in July in Birmingham, Alabama with the world in town for the 11th edition of the World Games?

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The world tries Alabama beer: Breweries see new faces

Over the past two weeks, breweries have seen new customers from all around the world come in to try their Alabama-brewed beer while visiting Birmingham for the World Games 2022.

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ALDOT requiring detour for hazmat traffic during World Games

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is restricting hazardous material cargo shipments on I-59/20 through Downtown Birmingham during the World Games 2022.

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Birmingham Mayor and other officials address safety before World Games 2022

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin came to the Medical Forum Building at the BJCC on Tuesday to address safety during the upcoming World Games 2022.