More than $1.9 million from the state's Coronavirus Relief Fund will go to a non-profit organization that helps veterans with increase PTSD issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Kay Ivey announced on Thursday.
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State Superintendent Eric Mackey says many Alabama students will see some amount of learning loss as a result of complications created by the COVID-19 pandemic, but just how much the statewide system has backslid may not be known for years.
Alabama House Speaker Mac McCutcheon, R-Monrovia, on Tuesday explained new safety measures and demonstrated new electronic devices at the State House meant to create a safe environment for lawmakers to meet amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Opening the State House for the session that begins Feb. 2 will be an ongoing challenge as conditions surrounding the coronavirus change weekly, Reed said, but safety protocols will be put in place to hopefully reduce the spread of the virus.
By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – State health officials on Monday urged Alabamians to take extreme cautions during this week’s Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday events as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. “If we want to live to see another Thanksgiving, and I do, then that may mean stepping back this Thanksgiving...
By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama launched the “Keep Alabama Open” movement Tuesday in reaction to some states taking on stricter public health orders and continued talk of federal mandates from the incoming Biden administration aimed to slow the spread of COVID-19. The council argues that stricter...
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