Ivey announces ARPA special session; Talks charter schools, tax rebates in State of the State
By Craig Monger, 1819news.com
MONTGOMERY — In her State of the State address on Tuesday, Gov. Kay Ivey announced her call for a special session to handle the allocation of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.
She also announced the state’s plans to raise pay for teachers, issue tax rebates, expand adoption access and more.
Ivey spoke to lawmakers and other high-profile state officials in the old House chambers in the Alabama Capitol building.
Ivey announced the special session would begin immediately, with the regular legislative session already underway to allocate more than $1 billion in funds from ARPA.
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