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U.S. Rep. Byrne announces First Congressional District Economic Recovery Task Force Recommendations to Gov. Ivey

April 22, 2020
First Congressional District Economic Recovery Task Force Recommendations

U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne in Alabama's First Congressional District on Wednesday sent Governor Kay Ivey a report outlining RECOMMENDATIONS to begin safely reopening businesses in Southwest Alabama. The recommendations from the Task Force, which Byrne formed for his district, are that businesses, restaurants, and our beaches should reopen beginning May 1.

Canal Road widening project to shift to south side

April 13, 2020
Pardon our Progress orange road work barrel

Pardon Our Progress: Please be aware that starting on Monday and Tuesday of this week (April 13-14th), ALDOT’s Canal Road widening contractor will be finishing up necessary items of work in preparation for shifting traffic to the recently expanded and completed north side of the roadway. Work to begin the lane shift is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April 15th. 

Alabama Dept. of Labor begins paying Federal $600 Stimulus Benefit

April 9, 2020
Alabama Dept. of Labor begins paying Federal $600 Stimulus Benefit

April 9, 2020 | Alabama Department of Labor | News Release

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today [Thursday, April 9, 2020] Alabama has begun paying the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefit that was established with the passing of the federal CARES Act on March 27, 2020.