Other funds are dedicated to provide rental assistance and make child care more affordable and accessible.
The bill passed in the house but died in the senate.
Harmful bills targeting all of these goals began surfacing when the legislature convened.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last March, one Huntsville small-business owner’s life started to take a very different shape.
The Medicaid expansion incentive is a part of federal COVID-19 relief funding for a reason.
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Health care accounts for more than one in 10 jobs in alabama.
These actions don’t offer sufficient relief for millions of americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic.
Even during “normal” times, one in four Alabama children goes to bed each night uncertain where they’ll get their next meal.
Black Alabamians have battled generation after generation of discriminatory barriers to education, jobs, housing and voting.
Many hard-working people in Alabama struggle with health problems that sap productivity, add household stress and get worse without timely care.
The right to a trial by jury is one of the most sacred elements of the American criminal justice system.
The long denial of voting rights to African Americans led to Bloody Sunday in Selma, the march to Montgomery and eventually passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
It is illegal to jail a person in the United States simply because he or she owes money.But Alabama has no set process for courts to determine if a defendant can afford to pay fees and fines.
Americans increasingly oppose the death penalty. Gallup found that opposition to the death penalty more than doubled in the past 25 years.