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New unemployment claims increased slightly last week

Of the new claims, 48 percent were estimated to be related to the pandemic.


There were 11,624 new unemployment claims filed last week, according to the Alabama Department of Labor, up from 11,395 the previous week.

Of the new claims, 5,599 are estimated to be related to COVID-19, representing 48 percent. That compares to 54 percent of the previous week’s claims.

Micah Danney
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Micah Danney is a reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter. You can email him at [email protected] or reach him via Twitter.



The $7.65 billion budget is the largest education budget in state history.


Of the new claims, 86 percent were estimated to be related to the pandemic.


The award is part of more than $40 million allocated to Alabama from a CARES Act grant program.


The bill also prohibits businesses from refusing goods and services to customers based on immunization status.