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Gov. Ivey Giving Control of CARES Act Money to Legislature

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday issued the following statement in response to the Legislature’s desire to have control of CARES Act money that President Trump designated for the governors: “I just got off the phone with House General Fund Chairman Steve Clouse, R-Ozark, and expressed to him my desire for the Legislature to have full control of the CARES Act…

Gov. Kay Ivey Calls Special Session on Gas Tax Issue

Following tonight’s adjournment of the Legislature, Gov. Kay Ivey called a Special Session to tackle Alabama’s ongoing infrastructure issues. This followed her delivery of her annual “State of the State” address. In a statement, the Governor’s Office said the Special Session will be focused on legislation to levy an additional tax on gas and diesel fuel; legislation concerning the Legislature’s Permanent…