Alabama Christmas Day tornadoes 2012 http://apr.org en Bond Issue Approved For Alabama Schools http://apr.org/post/bond-issue-approved-alabama-schools <p></p><p></p><p>The Alabama Legislature has approved selling bonds to borrow $30 million to repair tornado-damaged schools.</p><p>The Senate voted 26-6 Monday afternoon to give final passage to the bond legislation. The bill now goes to the governor for his review.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 00:19:13 +0000 The Associated Press 30770 at http://apr.org Bond Issue Approved For Alabama Schools Ala. House Passes Bond Issue to Rebuild Schools http://apr.org/post/ala-house-passes-bond-issue-rebuild-schools <P>The Alabama House of Representatives has passed a bill that authorizes the state to issue $30 million in bonds to rebuild several tornado-damaged schools across the state.</P> <P>Democratic Rep. Napoleon Bracy's bill passed 103-0 Tuesday night and now goes to the Senate. If approved, it will provide $15 million to Murphy High School in Mobile to repair damage from a tornado on Christmas Day, 2012.</P> <P>Three schools in the Tuscaloosa area would benefit, with $3 million for Alberta City Elementary and $2.5 million each for University Place Elementary and Holt Elementary. Wed, 01 May 2013 11:38:01 +0000 The Associated Press 29521 at http://apr.org Ala. House Passes Bond Issue to Rebuild Schools Deadline Coming in Ala., Miss. for Disaster Loans http://apr.org/post/deadline-coming-ala-miss-disaster-loans <P>The federal Small Business Administration says March 11 is the deadline for disaster loan applications from people and businesses in 10 Alabama counties and three Mississippi counties affected by severe storms on Dec. 25-26.</P> <P>SBA field director Frank Skaggs said low-interest loans of up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Loans of up to $40,000 are available to homeowners and renters to replace personal property. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:36:36 +0000 The Associated Press 24720 at http://apr.org Deadline Coming in Ala., Miss. for Disaster Loans Alabama Counties Approved for Disaster Assistance http://apr.org/post/alabama-counties-approved-disaster-assistance <P>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says Mobile, Pike and surrounding counties have been approved for disaster assistance because of damage sustained in the Christmas Day outbreak of tornadoes.</P> <P>Bentley says the assistance will come in the form of low interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.</P> <P>The two primary counties listed on the disaster declaration are Mobile and Pike. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:37:57 +0000 The Associated Press 23082 at http://apr.org Alabama Counties Approved for Disaster Assistance