MONTGOMERY – Today, the Alabama State Senate gave final approval to the General Fund budget.
Governor Ivey released the following statement, following the Senate’s action:
“While remaining steadfast in our fiscally conservative approach, we have put forward a General Fund, which provides important funding that moves our state in a positive direction. Very importantly, we are wisely using our dollars to tackle some of our state’s major challenges. From areas of public safety to mental health, our state is making great strides. I am very proud that this year’s budget returns $35 million to our Road and Bridge Fund. I applaud General Fund Chairs Rep. Clouse and Sen. Albritton for their tremendous leadership on this legislation. The Alabama Legislature can be proud of this strong budget.”
Provided by the Office of the Governor of Alabama | governor.alabama.gov