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Alabama Republican Legislators Seek To Divert COVID-19 Federal Aid To Build New Prison, State House Building

By Brent Wilson on May 7, 2020

As part of the federal government’s COVID-19 CARES Act, Alabama received $1.8 Billion dollars in aid to help the state weather the pandemic and provide necessary funding during hard economic times.

Today, Kay Ivey

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State Sen. Steve Clouse Explains Challenges to Eliminating the Grocery Tax

By Dakota Layton on January 16, 2020

Alabama, Mississippi, and South Dakota are the only states to levy the full sales tax on groceries. In Alabama, it is 4%, and when combined with other local sales taxes, the amount can be up…

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Alabama Hospitals To Benefit From $78 Million Additional State, Federal Funds

By Brent Wilson on October 2, 2019

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…

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Alabama Lottery Bill Dead For 2019 Legislative Session

By Brent Wilson on May 22, 2019

Alabamians will not be deciding whether or not they want a lottery during the 2020 Presidential primary next year.

The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark) says he can not get the 63…

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Alabama Lottery Bill Fails Procedural Vote; Fate Uncertain

By Brent Wilson on May 22, 2019

Update 5/22/2019 1:32 P.M – State Rep. Steve Clouse has stated that the lottery is dead and will not come up this session.

The Alabama Lottery bill failed a procedural vote by…

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