Last year, 189,231 Alabamians took out 1.6 million payday loans worth about $563.6 million from lenders in the state. They paid about $98.4 million in fees, according to a database kept by the Alabama Department of Banking.“It’s absolutely massive,” Dev Wakeley, a policy analyst for the progressive
At least a dozen people are stranded by floodwater that started to rise well over two weeks ago. The intersection of Highway 101 and County Road 406 in Lawrence County is underwater, and it has no where to go.
The proposal created a Tier III retirement benefits package for education employees including people like teachers, janitorial staff, bus drivers, and other staff. The goal is to alleviate a teacher shortage.