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Daily News Digest – December 23, 2020
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Daily News Digest – December 23, 2020

Trump threatens to veto COVID relief with new demands; Bill extends deadline for CARES Act money; Bill would allow businesses, places of worship remain open in emergencies; Consumer relief: bill to end ‘surprise’ medical bills; Auburn hires Bryan Harsin

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Daily News Digest – December 22, 2020

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, December 22.   1. Ivey gets vaccine, calls it ‘a safe thing to do’ Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey became one of the first governors on Monday to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, bidding to build public confidence in the vaccinations that will have to be widely administered to...

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Trump, Brooks lead effort to block Biden win

By KEVIN FREKING and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hosted several House Republican lawmakers at the White House on Monday to discuss an ultimately futile effort to block Congress from affirming President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November election. The meeting underscored Trump’s refusal to accept the reality of his...

Daily News – December 21, 2020
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Daily News – December 21, 2020

Congress seals deal on COVID-19 relief; Telemedicine shift helping rural hospitals, patients; People over 75, essential workers next in line for vaccine; Trump floats Sidney Powell as special counsel; Bama to meet Notre Dame in relocated Rose Bowl

Tuberville hires senior staff
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Tuberville hires senior staff

U.S. Senator-elect Tommy Tuberville on Thursday announced the hiring of several senior staff members, including those with Alabama roots and Capitol Hill experience. 

Daily News Digest – December 17, 2020
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Daily News Digest – December 17, 2020

Close to a deal in Congress; Claim that nurse died after getting COVID vaccine is false; Survey Pandemic further straining low-income families, widening racial prosperity gap; Nursing students, teachers to fill gaps at UAB Hospital; Funeral held for Bennie Adkins

Nursing students, teachers to fill gaps at UAB Hospital
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Nursing students, teachers to fill gaps at UAB Hospital

Short of staff as COVID-19 cases increase rapidly, UAB Hospital is bringing in more than 120 students and faulty members from the University of Alabama at Birmingham nursing school to help care for patients sickened by the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Wednesday.

Daily News Digest – December 14, 2020
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Daily News Digest – December 14, 2020

Electors meet today; Malzahn out at Auburn; Universities request funding increase for FY2022; State may resume to-go alcohol sales as virus surges; US agencies hacked in global cyberspying campaign