6/26/2020 News Recap


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Josh is out this week so we are joined by API Senior Director of Fiscal Policy Justin Bogie and API Intern Kate Fountain. On this episode, we discuss

- an opportunity for Alabama to use CARES Act funds to offer a statewide sales tax holiday

- the Alabama Department of Labor cutting unemployment benefits to those refusing to return to work

- a new poll suggesting a tight race for US Senate between Senator Doug Jones and Coach Tommy Tuberville and a poll that tells a different story

- the IRS sending stimulus payments to deceased individuals

- the dismissal of the Michael Flynn case

- Trump's rally in Tulsa and why it may have seen lower attendance than expected

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