Alabama Economic News
Alabama Hospitals To Benefit From $78 Million Additional State, Federal Funds
Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that she has released an extra, conditional state appropriation that when matched with federal dollars will provide a total of $78 million in extra payments to state hospitals…Continue To Article
Alabama Rural Hospitals To Benefit From New Medicare Reimbursement Formula
Starting Tuesday, October 1st, the federal government is changing the formula that it uses to reimburse hospitals and other medical providers for healthcare services provided to Medicare patients.
The change in the formula, known…Continue To Article
Alabama Ranks No. 1 For Jobs From Foreign Investment In 2018
Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that a highly respected survey of international corporate investment decisions from experts at IBM Services names Alabama as the top U.S. state for job creation from foreign investment…Continue To Article
Census Bureau: More Alabamians Uninsured In 2018 Than Previous Year
According to numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau, around 32,000 more Alabamians were uninsured in 2018 than 2017 and the state’s 10-percent uninsured rate is more than a percentage point higher than the…Continue To Article
Ivanka Trump To Visit Decatur Today
Ivanka Trump will be making an appearance in North Alabama today to make an announcement about workforce development and apprenticeship options across the state.
The announcement will be made at the Alabama Robotics Technology Park…Continue To Article
Alabama Leads Development of U.S. Army’s Hypersonic Weapons
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) today praised the U.S. Army’s decision to award two contracts for work in Alabama related to the production of hypersonic weapon systems – one for Dynetics Technical Solutions in…Continue To Article
Doug Jones Announces $200,000 Grant for New Site Medical Complex
U.S. Senator Doug Jones has announced a $200,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to establish the New Site Medical Complex in New Site, Alabama. This grant will provide funding for a…Continue To Article
CWA and ATT Wrap Up Negotiations; Union Reports Community Solidarity
Negotiations have ended between the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and AT&T, and a “tentative agreement” has been reached.
This tentative agreement is for 5…Continue To Article
I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project is ‘Dead’
On August 28, 2019, the Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) met to discuss it’s 2020 through 2023 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). The most significant point of discussion was whether to include the Interstate 10…Continue To Article
Update: CWA Ends Strike in Response to Unfair Labor Practices
Update: CWA leadership has decided to end the strike following AT&T’s willingness to come back to the table. There have been no concessions on either…Continue To Article