Alabama is set to receive 40,100 doses of the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the Alabama Department of Public Health announced Monday.
The U.S. Census Bureau said Friday it won't be delivering data used for redrawing congressional and state legislative districts until the end of September, causing headaches for state lawmakers and redistricting commissions facing deadlines to redraw districts this year.
The Alabama Senate on Wednesday gave final passage to bills preventing the taxing of federal relief funds and revamping the state's economic development incentives, sending the first two of three priority bills to Gov. Kay Ivey for her signature.
Gov. Kay Ivey submitted her budget proposals to the Legislature Wednesday, asking for modest pay raises for teachers, school support staff and state workers along with targeted funding increases for several programs, including the state's troubled prison system.
Session starts with caution, big bills; Marsh steps down, Reed steps into Pro Tem role; Ivey touts prison plan, urges transparent gambling debate; Changes sought to Habitual Offender Act; What's on tap today at the State House