Legislative Leaders, Military Officers Push for Protection of Alabama’s Military Assets

Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth joined with legislative leaders and military officers on Wednesday in order to highlight the importance of a package of bills that is designed to retain, protect, and improve the federal military presence and investment across Alabama. The legislative package, which has already been approved by the State Senate, is the result of work by the Alabama…

Moderna Set to Provide a Promising Vaccine Against Covid-19

  Test tube with blood sample for COVID-19 test. Positive test. There’s more promising news on the COVID-19 vaccine front as Moderna says its shot provides strong protection against the coronavirus. Monday’s announcement comes a week after a competitor, Pfizer, revealed its own vaccine to be similarly effective. The announcements come as the virus surges in the U.S. and around…

Byrne Acts to Protect Alabamians from the Zika Virus

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) voted yesterday in favor of legislation to provide funding for combatting the Zika virus. The House bill provides $622 million in new funding to address the Zika virus. The funding is offset by leftover money from the Ebola virus response and the transfer of funds from the Department of Health and Human Services Non-Reoccurring Expense Fund….