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Rent’s due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off

The coronavirus pandemic is entering a new month, meaning Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry about paying their rent. Many who lost jobs months ago are already behind on payments. Now an extra $600 in weekly unemployment benefits that helped many pay their bills is expiring. A federal moratorium on evictions also is lapsing, while…

Governor Ivey Requests Federal Assistance for Counties Impacted by Recent Storms

1/2Kay Ivey Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Kay Ivey Show Caption Hide Caption Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday signed a letter formally requesting disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Calhoun, Cullman, Etowah and St. Clair counties due to the March 19, storms. This request for assistance covers two areas: all categories of Public Assistance and Individual Assistance. If approved,…