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ADP Calls For Resignation Of Tarrant Councilman Tommy Bryant

By Brent Wilson on July 20, 2021

The Alabama Democratic Party issued a press release today calling for the resignation of embattled Tarrant, AL City Council Member John Tommy Bryant.

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Source: Leighton Ku and Erin Brantley, The Economic and Employment Effects of Medicaid Expansion Under the American Rescue Plan (Commonwealth Fund, May 2021). <a href="https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424">https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424</a>

Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Create 28,500 New Jobs in Alabama in its First Four Years

By Cover Alabama Coalition on June 2, 2021

As an engine for job creation, Medicaid expansion in its first four years would create nearly 80% as many jobs as exist in Alabama’s automobile and auto parts manufacturing industries, an Alabama Arise analysis of…

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Lack of health insurance heightened COVID-19’s impact on Alabama communities

By Cover Alabama Coalition on April 29, 2021

Lack of health insurance coverage was a key factor in the spread and toll of COVID-19 in Alabama, according to a Families USA report, The Catastrophic Cost of Uninsurance, updated last…

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Alabama Medical Professionals Call on Governor Kay Ivey to Expand Medicaid

By Cover Alabama Coalition on April 8, 2021

More than 300 Alabama medical professionals released a joint letter Wednesday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for adults with low incomes. The letter – signed by doctors, nurses, psychologists, dentists,…

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Feds Are Fed Up With Alabama Prison Problems

By Clete Wetli on September 4, 2020 | Opinion

Alabama’s prison system is currently a third-world hell hole and, simply put, the feds are fed up with Alabama’s perennial prison problems.

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Gov. Ivey Awards $375,000 For Program to Aid Child Abuse Victims

By Dakota Layton on July 10, 2020

On Friday, Governor Kay Ivey announced that the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will administer a grant of $375,000 to establish a program aimed at helping victims of child abuse through ensuring…

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Gov. Ivey Issues Statement Regarding Noose Found In Bubba Wallace Garage

By Brent Wilson on June 22, 2020

On Sunday a noose was found the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only full-time black racer, sparking outrage and an investigation into what is considered a hate crime.

“Late…

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Gov. Ivey Breaks Silence On COVID-19, Says Very Little

By Brent Wilson on June 17, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey broke her silence today with a tweet, stating that “COVID-19 is still a threat” and encouraging Alabamians to abide by the Safer At Home order that is in effect until July…

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It’s Not A Monumental Decision

By Clete Wetli on June 9, 2020 | Opinion

The only thing monumental in the discussion about monuments is the monumental lengths that Republicans and conservatives will go in making absurd justifications for their continued existence.

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New COVID-19 Testing Program In Huntsville Offered By Synergy Wellness

By Dakota Layton on May 29, 2020

The past few days for the United States of America have been very worrisome, to say the least. On May 20th, Tedros Adhanom-Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, announced that more…

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