It's another way the national supply chain and inflation issues are hitting home in Alabama. Instead of being able to order parts for quick delivery, farmers are having to wait weeks, or spend valuable time traveling to get a needed piece.
James told Alabama Daily News he plans to formally kickoff his campaign next month, but he’s already visiting parts of the state with some campaign help, including former Alabama GOP Chairman Bill Armistead, and will be in the Shoals Tuesday and Wednesday.
Alabama leaders have a rare chance to use federal money to make significant improvements to the state’s broadband networks and other infrastructure systems, but leaders need to plan carefully for its spending in order to stay competitive with states that have the same opportunities, Alabama Finance Director Bill Poole told a panel of lawmakers Thursday.
There are more 5,000 electric vehicles currently registered to Alabamians. Just a few years ago there were less than 2,000, Alabama Daily News previously reported. Growing use has increased the demand for EV charging infrastructure and ADECA is developing a statewide infrastructure plan.
The 2006 law created a revenue-sharing model for oil- and gas-producing gulf states. Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas receive a portion of the revenue generated from oil and gas production offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Alabama lawmakers, particularly those on the General Fund budget committees, will have a larger task in the legislative session that begins in January. But it’s still unclear how much of the remaining about $1.6 billion American Rescue Plan Act will be allocated in the Legislature’s spring meeting.
By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News About $17.5 million in federal emergency rental assistance reached Alabamians in jeopardy of losing their homes in October after a dip in distributions from August to September. Through October, a total of $40.8 million from a possible $263 million in pandemic help made available earlier this year has been...
By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday passed two COVID-19 vaccine-related bills, one aimed at pushing back against federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Senate Bill 9 would allow employees to claim religious or medical exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine through a standardized form given to employers. Senate...