Archives en State Health Officials Change Policy Concerning Swine Flu <p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The new policy will allow the agency to more<br /> quickly identify subtypes of the virus.</p> Fri, 21 Aug 2009 14:51:04 +0000 914 at State Employees See Heath Insurance Premiums Increase <p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board voted Wednesday to charge all active employees a<br /> premium of $15 a month.</p> Thu, 20 Aug 2009 11:37:40 +0000 913 at Study Finds State Should Fund PACT Program <p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Riley spokesman Jeff Emerson said Monday the governor is still studying the report.</p> Tue, 18 Aug 2009 13:37:37 +0000 910 at Birmingham's Mayor Can't Afford Lawyer in Bribery Charge <p>BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The judge wrote that Langford is not completely indigent, he just can't afford to pay for representation.</p> Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:17:18 +0000 908 at Health Department Readying Flu Vaccination Program <p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The state should start receiving doses of the swine flu vaccine in the fall and should eventually have enough to give everyone two doses.</p> Mon, 17 Aug 2009 13:59:43 +0000 906 at Rove Denies Any Role in Siegelman Indictment <p>Birmingham, Alabama – Rove was asked if he had any communication with either Siegelman or anyone in the Alabama U.S. Attorneys' offices - Rove's response was "not that I'm aware of".</p> Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:59:42 +0000 901 at Lawmakers Consider Bills to Extend Unemployment Benefits <p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Senate sponsor, Democratic Sen. Rodger Smitherman of Birmingham, said the bill allows the state to accept about $65 million in federal money to extend the benefits.</p> Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:48:15 +0000 900 at Senate Gives Final Approval to Jefferson County Occupational Tax <p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The bill, once signed into law by the Governor, would help ease a $75 million dollar budget shortfall in Jefferson County.</p> Tue, 11 Aug 2009 15:29:58 +0000 896 at Plant Closing Leaves Hundreds Without Work <p>ANNISTON, Ala. – The parent company's new owners cleared out remaining stock and closed the facility over the weekend without notice.</p> Tue, 11 Aug 2009 12:41:20 +0000 899 at Special Session Called to Deal with Jefferson County's Financial Crisis <p>August 10,2009 – Court rulings earlier this year blocked Jefferson County from spending money from an occupational tax that provides about one-fourth of its annual budget.</p> Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:19:55 +0000 893 at