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Birmingham To Require Face Coverings Starting May 1

By Brent Wilson on April 28, 2020

Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has proposed and the Birmingham City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance to require the wearing of a face-covering in public during the COVID-19 health emergency.

The ordinance requires…

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Gov. Ivey: Safer-At-Home Order Will Go Into Effect on April 30th at 5 P.M.

By Dakota Layton on April 28, 2020

At a press conference on Tuesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced that the current Stay-At-Home order will expire on April 30th at 5 p.m.

“On April 30th, our current stay-at-home order will expire,”…

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Governor Kay Ivey and ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor held a Star ID Press Conference on the State Capitol steps Tuesday October 1, 2019 in Montgomery,  Ala. (Governor's Office/Hal Yeager)

Rep. Garrett: Ivey Will Announce Reopening Plans Tomorrow

By Dakota Layton on April 27, 2020

On Monday, Alabama State Rep. Danny Garrett tweeted that Governor Kay Ivey would an announcement tomorrow regarding her plans for reopening the state’s economy.

On a call w/ members of…

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Doug Jones Praises Kay Ivey For Putting Health “Data Before A Date”

By Dakota Layton on April 22, 2020

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp made national headlines on Monday when he announced that his state would gradually start reopening businesses this Friday. According to Eric Bradner of CNN, Kemp’s order calls…

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Tuberville Implies COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be An Experiment for the Green New Deal

By Dakota Layton on April 14, 2020

During a Friday interview on WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” former Auburn football coach and AL GOP Senate front-runner Tommy Tuberville said that the current economic shutdown of the United States due to the…

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Alabama Launches COVID-19 Search Engine Tool

By Brent Wilson on April 9, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the launch of a COVID-19 search engine tool that enhances the state’s official resource site, Through a public-private partnership between Yext and the state of Alabama, this…

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Florence Mayor Declares State of Emergency To Receive Money, Not To Save Lives

By Brent Wilson on April 8, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, which has already killed over 12,000 Americans at the time of writing, one Alabama city has finally declared a state of emergency, but only as a method to receive taxpayer money….

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Jones Secures COVID-19 Funding for Alabama; AL Dem. Party Chair Praises Dem. Leaders

By Dakota Layton on April 5, 2020

The Alabama Democratic Party praised Senator Doug Jones’ leadership in discussions over the $2 trillion stimulus package that was passed in Congress and signed into law by President Trump.

“In case you missed it,…

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Alabama’s Healthcare System Isn’t Built to Withstand A COVID-19 Pandemic

By Dakota Layton on March 28, 2020

As of today, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 103,321 cases of COVID-19 within the United States of America and they…

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AL Democratic Officials Call For A Shelter-In-Place Order

By Dakota Layton on March 26, 2020

This week, prominent Alabama Democratic officials including Alabama Democratic Party Chairman Chris England and Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels have called on Governor Kay Ivey to issue a shelter-in-place order for…

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