Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation announced Thursday $7 million in funding to several cities and counties for road and bridge projects.
The Governor’s Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy had its final meeting Tuesday to discuss strategies for improving the state’s crowded and dangerous prison system. The panel is expected to make its recommended policy changes ahead of Alabama's legislative session, which begins Feb. 4.
Good afternoon! Here’s your Weekend Digest for Sunday, January 12. 1. Three in Alabama killed by southern storm Severe storms sweeping across the South were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country. In Alabama, three...
Alabama’s teacher shortage crisis was the central topic during the Alabama House’s Ways and Means Education Committee meeting on Thursday. It was the first public meeting to discuss 2021 education budget appropriations and issues in the upcoming legislative session.
A group working to establish additional guidelines and regulations for physicians who prescribe Buprenorphine to people with opioid drug addictions isn’t going to recommend a ban on cash payments, but alleges offices that deal in cash are at a higher risk of misuse and abuse of the drug.