Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin

Birmingham to Pardon More than 15,000 People with Marijuana Convictions

Birmingham will issue blanket pardons for more than 15,000 people with misdemeanor marijuana convictions dating back to 1990. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced the pardon program on Tuesday, April 20, which is a day that many associate with marijuana use. The pardons from municipal court convictions are automatic. Many people have a hard time finding work because of drug convictions,…

Birmingham Mayor Released After COVID-19 Treatment

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has been released from a hospital after being treated for COVID-19. A statement from the city says Woodfin went home on Wednesday to continue recovering from the illness and quarantining. The 39-year-old Woodfin was admitted to Princeton Baptist Medical Center on Monday with pneumonia in his left lung caused by COVID-19. A…