Both Education Trust Fund and General Fund budgets passed out of their respective House and Senate Committees on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
The Jefferson County Commission will be forking up $4 million to the World Games 2022 to help address the organization’s $14 million 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.
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?
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.
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is restricting hazardous material cargo shipments on I-59/20 through Downtown Birmingham during the 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.