Alabama lawmakers have decided how to spend the state’s settlement money from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. State senators on Wednesday voted 22-8 for a compromise plan to use the money for a mixture of paying debts, funding Medicaid and building roads in coastal Alabama. The bill now moves to Gov. Robert Bentley for his signature….
Alabama, Florida and Mississippi are receiving more than $103 million in BP oil spill settlement money for new and continued coastal projects.