2022 Legislative Session

COVID relief funding package passes Alabama legislative committees

A plan to spend about $772 million is set for final passage as early as next week.

Ivey calls special session on relief funds

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.

Alabama lawmakers already planning a special session just days into the regular one

Legislators would use the special session to discuss appropriating COVID relief funds. We have more in our weekly legislative update.

Ivey: State must be ‘smart’ about pandemic relief funds

Governor Kay Ivey called on state lawmakers to use pandemic relief money to expand broadband access, hospitals, and water and sewer infrastructure.

The 2022 Alabama legislative session starts Tuesday. Here’s what to expect

The COVID-19 pandemic will be an undercurrent to this year's legislative session. So too will the fact it's an election year.

Special session possible on relief fund spending

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.

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Issues to watch in the 2022 legislative session

Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on Jan. 11 for the 2022 legislative session. Here are some issues to watch as the session begins.

Lawmakers face decisions on $1.5 billion in relief funds

Legislative leaders say infrastructure projects — such as broadband and sewer projects — are expected to be a spending priority.