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Sunday, December 5, 2021

    Legislative wrap-up: 5 local bills signed into law

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Amid ongoing coverage of COVID-19, with the addition of protests and violence nationwide, the conclusion of Alabama’s 2020 legislative session passed quietly. All five local bills pertaining to Cullman County received signatures from Gov. Kay Ivey on May 18 and became...

    Alabama small businesses can seek SBA COVID-19 disaster loans

    MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that small businesses across Alabama negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for assistance under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The program will help qualified businesses and non-profit organizations recover from economic...

    Alabama House votes to make targeting law enforcement officers hate crime

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On Thursday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill that would add law enforcement officers to the list of groups protected from hate crimes and enhance penalties for the commission of any crime against officers if the crime was committed...