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Gov. Kay Ivey sends bill seizing CARES Act funds back to Legislature without a signature

Published on May 14, 2020, By Chip Brownlee, in the Alabama Political Reporter Daily

“Let me be clear,” Ivey said in the letter to lawmakers. “I know the Alabama Constitution gives the Legislature the authority to appropriate funds. Again, I never had any interest in controlling where this money goes; I simply believe it should go where it can do the most good to help the most people who have been adversely affected by this deadly and costly disease. We have but one opportunity to get this right for Alabama.”

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