A plan to spend about $772 million is set for final passage as early as next week.
Alabama lawmakers will put the 2022 regular legislative session on hold to start a special session beginning Jan. 19, according to an announcement by Gov. Kay Ivey.
Legislators would use the special session to discuss appropriating COVID relief funds. We have more in our weekly legislative update.
Governor Kay Ivey called on state lawmakers to use pandemic relief money to expand broadband access, hospitals, and water and sewer infrastructure.
The COVID-19 pandemic will be an undercurrent to this year's legislative session. So too will the fact it's an election year.
The 2022 Alabama Legislative Session starts this week. But state lawmakers say there may be a special session on how to spend the state's remaining pandemic relief funds.
Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on Jan. 11 for the 2022 legislative session. Here are some issues to watch as the session begins.
Legislative leaders say infrastructure projects — such as broadband and sewer projects — are expected to be a spending priority.