The Poarch Band of Creek Indians this week donated $500,000 to the Alabama Department of Public Health to assist with testing and equipment, a significant gift that elicited hearty a "thank you" from the governor and state health officer.
By SCOTT STANTIS, for Alabama Daily News The state of Alabama just got a big, fat coronavirus check from the federal government, which should come in handy to alleviate at least some of the pain caused by the pandemic. Weirdly, in the middle of all of this, Alabama State Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh and...
Fines, fees, and court costs have long served as a hidden tax on Alabamians involved with the criminal legal system or who get the occasional traffic ticket. And they fund far more than just district attorneys or even just the administration of justice.
It's no secret that small businesses are having a tough time in this uniquely challenging economic environment. And thought state and federal programs have tried to keep businesses afloat, there's only so much government can do for the private sector, company owners say.
Governor Kay Ivey has been measured and thoughtful about her response throughout the pandemic. She must now act to protect the best interests of every child in Alabama, including the low-income families currently receiving scholarships through the Alabama Accountability Act.