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New website provides parents with learning, health resources
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New website provides parents with learning, health resources

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A new website, Alabama Family Central, aims to provide parents and caregivers easy-to-access resources on child care, education, family services and health services. Alabama Family Central is a collaboration of state agencies and other partners to create an online portal for parents to assist in the health...

Weekend Digest – September 27, 2020
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Weekend Digest – September 27, 2020

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court nomination; Jones won’t vote for any nominee before election; Barrett could be Ginsburg’s polar opposite; 1963 church bombing survivor seeks apology, restitution; Alabamians, New York City & COVID-19

Ivey creates Alabama STEM Council
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Ivey creates Alabama STEM Council

The council, created through an executive order, has 46 members who will advise state leadership on ways to improve Alabama’s education system in order to promote STEM careers and support current and future businesses.

2-cent gas tax increase coming Oct. 1
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2-cent gas tax increase coming Oct. 1

The gas tax increase that began Sept. 1, 2019 under the Rebuild Alabama Act has raised millions for road projects, but new revenue is less than expected at least in part because of COVID-19.