MARSH: NEW STATEHOUSE WITH COVID CASH SHOULD BE DISCUSSED
By KIM CHANDLER
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama lawmakers say they expect a special session later this year on how to use the state’s coronavirus relief funds.
The Republican leader of the Alabama Senate said an idea to build a new Statehouse should be “part of the discussion.”
Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said legislative leaders gave Gov. Kay Ivey a preliminary list of ideas that included $800 million for broadband access across the state and $200 million for a new Statehouse.
Marsh said his priority is rural broadband access.
He said the Statehouse idea construction idea isn’t a top priority but should be discussed if other needs are met.
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5/9/2020 4:49:49 PM (GMT -5:00)