May 6, 2020

Alabama lawmaker proposes bill to help small businesses with state’s gas tax

Alabama lawmaker proposes bill to help small businesses with state’s gas tax


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Senate approved the General Fund budget for fiscal year 2021 by a 31-0 vote.

The FY21 General Fund, the budget for all non-education state spending, sets aside an additional $35 million for the Alabama Department of Public Health along with an increase of $94 million for the Alabama Medicaid Agency. This budget also appropriates an additional $3 million for the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) to hire 25 new state troopers, increases the Department of Corrections’ budget by $23 million and provides an extra $25 million to the Alabama Department of Mental Health.



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