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Gov. Ivey Awards $9.5 Million in Grants to Expand Broadband Access

By Dakota Layton on April 1, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic becomes more devastating across the United States, students are continuing their academic studies online. Public schools and universities across the country have closed their campuses and fully transitioned to an online…

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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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Republican Lawmakers Criticize Governor Ivey’s Plan to Close Non-Essential Businesses

By Dakota Layton on March 28, 2020

On Friday, Governor Kay Ivey delivered an update to her State of Emergency declaration for the state of Alabama. Beginning at 5:00 on Saturday, all non-essential businesses in Alabama must close during the course…

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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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Trump’s Manifest Incompetence

By Clete Wetli on March 24, 2020 | Opinion

Trump’s abysmal failure as a leader is shockingly more evident by the hour as the pandemic begins to accelerate in America.

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Kay Ivey Extends Tax Deadline In Alabama

By Brent Wilson on March 23, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Revenue announced today that the state income tax filing due date is extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.

Taxpayers can also defer state…

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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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Putting Partisan Priorities Aside… For Now

By Jeremy Jeffcoat on March 18, 2020 | Opinion

So often, we hear that our leaders should put partisanship aside and “get something done”. I’ve never believed that was the best way. First of all, we have to decide what “things” are to be…

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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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