taxpayers

State Auditor Responds to Governor Ivey’s State of the State Address

Governor Kay Ivey gave her annual State of the State address Tuesday night. However, not everyone was satisfied with what the Governor had to say. Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler gave the ‘Taxpayers’ Response’ on the steps of the Alabama State House Thursday Afternoon. Zeigler stated that the Governor completely left out the taxpayers of Alabama in her State of the…

Lawyer: Prison Plans Raise Environmental, Financial Concerns

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A community that’s fighting plans to build a 3,000-inmate prison in Bibb County is asking for a meeting with Alabama’s governor. Birmingham attorney Chris Christie, who represents Block the Brierfield Prison, wrote a letter to Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday. Christie said the proposed prison raises environmental concerns for the area and financial concerns for all…