Doug Jones Urges Alabamians To Prepare For An Economic Downturn Due to the Coronavirus
In an appearance on WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show”, Senator Doug Jones urges all Alabamians to prepare for an economic downturn due to the Coronavirus.
“Well, we are in an economic downturn, Jeff,”…Continue To Article
Medical Industries of the Americas Will Revive Latex Plant in Barbour County
Terri Sewell Announces Over $10 Million In Federal Grants To Fight Homelessness
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced today that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently awarded $11,445,018 to local “Continuums of Care” (CoCs) across Alabama’s 7th Congressional District. HUD’s Continuum…Continue To Article
Governor Ivey Announces $7 Million for Local Road and Bridge Projects
Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation on Thursday announced that $7 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various local road and bridge projects.
The funding is…Continue To Article
Doug Jones & Richard Shelby Vote For USMCA Trade Agreement
A rare show of overwhelming bipartisanship happened in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. After passing the House in a 385-41 vote that included yeas from President…Continue To Article
State Sen. Steve Clouse Explains Challenges to Eliminating the Grocery Tax
Alabama, Mississippi, and South Dakota are the only states to levy the full sales tax on groceries. In Alabama, it is 4%, and when combined with other local sales taxes, the amount can be up…Continue To Article
Alabama Farmers Federation Says Phase One Trade Agreement ‘Step In Right Direction’
The Alabama Farmers Federation released the following statement on the phase one trade deal that President Trump signed:
U.S. President Donald Trump signed “phase one” of a trade agreement with China earlier today which includes…Continue To Article
Census Bureau Hiring 1,000 Temporary Workers In Birmingham
In preparation for the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is going on a hiring spree looking for temporary workers.
The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to hire an additional 1,000 in all areas of…Continue To Article
Alabama Unemployment Compensation: Cut from 26 to 14 weeks
As of January 1st, Alabama’s unemployment compensation was cut from 26 weeks to a varying rate between 20 and 14 weeks depending on the state’s unemployment rate. If the state’s annually adjusted unemployment rate is…Continue To Article