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Kay Ivey Orders All Beaches Closed, Restaurants/Bars Take-Out Only

By Brent Wilson on March 19, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Statewide Through April 5…

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Shelby and Jones Vote For Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Package

By Dakota Layton on March 19, 2020

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in order to address the economic insecurity faced by many American businesses and citizens during the Coronavirus crisis. The legislation had the bipartisan…

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Jones Introduces Bipartisan “Rapid Coverage for Coronavirus Vaccines and Treatments Act”

By Dakota Layton on March 18, 2020

On Tuesday, Alabama’s Democratic Senator Doug Jones joined Senators’ Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) to introduce the Rapid Coverage for Coronavirus Vaccines Act.

According to a press release, the…

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Boaz, AL Pastor Invites Coronavirus Infected To Service

By Brent Wilson on March 16, 2020

“So with boldness of faith if you have the coronavirus or feel threatened by such, you are most welcome at Boaz Church of God Sunday morning at 10 AM where we will anoint the sick…

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Bradley Byrne Opposes Coronavirus Relief Package Supported by Trump

By Dakota Layton on March 14, 2020

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The vote was 363 in favor and 40 opposed.

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Marshall Space Flight Employee Positive For Coronavirus

By Brent Wilson on March 14, 2020

A NASA Marshall Space Flight employee in Huntsville, AL, located in Madison County, has tested positive for the Coronavirus according to an email sent out from the Center Director, Jody Singer.


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Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Senate

By Brent Wilson on March 12, 2020

Alabama is one step closer to having access to medical marijuana.

The Alabama Senate passed SB165 from Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) with a vote of 22-11. The bill would be the strictest…

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AL Democrats Seek Medicaid Expansion

By Brent Wilson on March 12, 2020

Today, Rep. Laura Hall (D-Huntsville) introduced a bill, HB448, to extend Medicaid coverage for new and expectant mothers for up to a year post-partum, while Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) introduced…

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Alabama Creates Coronavirus Task Force

By Brent Wilson on March 6, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the formation of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force of cabinet and state agency officials, as well as disease specialists in an abundance of caution. The task force held…

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Trump: Anniston Won’t Host Coronavirus Patients

By Brent Wilson on February 23, 2020

Fears that Coronavirus patients from a Diamond Princess cruise ship would be quarantined in Anniston, AL have caused a stir in the small city east of Birmingham.

According to a recent tweet…

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