BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s mental health organizations say budget cuts proposed for the state’s mental health agency will have a severe impact on thousands of residents who depend on funding. 116 more words
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When I was growing up my sisters and I would play the “Are we there yet” game. For those of you who do not indulge, this game is played by getting in the car, allowing the adults to begin the journey, then about 5 minutes into the ride begin asking “are we there yet?” in a rapid fire fashion using the most annoying voice one can muster. 600 more words
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday that Alabama could see dramatic reductions in state services – from the closure of parks to the possible release of inmates – if legislators refuse to raise taxes this session. 594 more words
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley has proposed a number of ways to raise revenue to heal Alabama’s ailing budget.
One possible way is a higher cigarette tax. 95 more words
Gov. Robert Bentley’s plan to fill a $700 million budget shortfall includes increasing the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products by 82.5 cents a pack. 366 more words