Montgomery, Alabama – The next mayor of Montgomery will grapple with a disturbing trend sales tax revenues in the Capital City are down 11.3 percent for January.
This as neighboring Prattville reports a 70 percent increase in sales tax revenue collections.
Montgomery's sales tax revenue is down about $4 million from this time last year. Interim Mayor Charles Jingright has placed the city under a two percent budget cut for all departments that could free up about $3 million.
Montgomery, Alabama – The polls are open in Montgomery as residents pick the next mayor of the capital city. Election officials are hoping for a larger turnout, but if absentee ballots are any indication,that won't happen.
Montgomery Election Center officials say just shy of 490 absentee ballots were turned in by Friday. While Monday was the final day to turn absentee ballots in, the Montgomery Election Center says it will accept absentee ballots that arrive in the mail by noon today. In the last mayoral election, only 34 percent of registered voters cast ballots.
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Montgomery, Alabama – (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, a committee meeting day: COMMITEES -Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would prohibit a judge from imposing a death sentence in a capital murder case if the jury recommended life in prison without parole. Goes to Senate. -Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill to provide a 180-day moratorium on foreclosures on some types of home loans. Goes to Senate. -Senate Confirmations Committee delayed consideration of the