Author: Jerome Jones

State Legislators Get to Work on Allocating $650 Million Plus in Coronavirus Funds

On Wednesday, Alabama legislators began the special called session on allocating more than a half-billion dollars in American Rescue Plan funds. In the governor’s proclamation to legislators, Gov. Kay Ivey is directing the Legislature to appropriate more than $443 million dollars to deliver pandemic related healthcare and services, expand broadband connectivity throughout Alabama, improve  access to clean water though water…

Johnny Ford Withdraws from House of Representatives District 82 Race

Former Tuskegee Mayor and current Tuskegee City Councilor Johnny Ford has announced he is withdrawing from the race for Alabama House of Representatives, District 82. In a letter released to Alabama News Network  Ford says he is “putting family before politics,” and is having health issues within his immediate family. Ford says he will continue his duties as District II…