restrictions

Customers Slowly Returning as Gov. Ivey Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

More Alabama businesses were allowed to re-open Monday now that Alabama’s Safer-At-Home order has been amended. Friday, May 8, Governor Kay Ivey announced the new list of guidelines businesses will have to follow to keep customers and employees safe. Those rules include crowd limitations, increased cleaning measures, and the use of face masks. Dine-in restaurants, bars, salons and gyms can…

ADPH: More Closings and Restrictions as More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed

The Alabama Department of Public Health is announcing new guidelines and closures, as officials confirmed that 36 Alabamians have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of Tuesday Morning. At an ADPH press conference, state health officer Dr. Scott Harris announced that the list of mandated school closures now includes all private schools, Pre-K and most day cares – with the exception…

Committee Votes Down Payday Loan Restrictions in Alabama

A Senate committee has voted down a proposal to give payday lending customers longer to repay their loans. Lawmakers voted 6-8 against the bill that would give borrowers 30 days to repay a loan instead of as little as 10 days. Opposed senators said they believed people would turn to internet lenders if the payday lending stores weren’t available in…