MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers say there may be a special session on how to spend the state’s remaining pandemic relief funds.
Key lawmakers said there are discussions with the governor’s office on calling a special session in which lawmakers would focus only on the relief money allocation during the upcoming regular session that begins Tuesday.
Asked if a special session was planned or under consideration, a spokesperson for Gov. Kay Ivey said Sunday the governor wants this to be an early priority for the Legislature.
Congress allocated $2.12 billion for Alabama through the American Rescue Plan.