Jefferson County sewer bonds http://apr.org en Alabama Lawmaker Proposes Jefferson County Tax http://apr.org/post/alabama-lawmaker-proposes-jefferson-county-tax <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13px" id=_oneup>(Information in the following story is from: The Birmingham News, http://www.al.com/birminghamnews)</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13px" id=_oneup>A state representative from Birmingham has proposed a plan that he says will allow Alabama's largest county to escape from bankruptcy.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13px" id=_oneup>Democratic Rep. John Rogers told The Birmingham News that he will introduce a bill in the Legislature to reinstate the Jefferson County 0.5 percent occupational tax and generate as much at $65 to $70 million. Sun, 17 Mar 2013 22:32:03 +0000 The Associated Press 26875 at http://apr.org Alabama Lawmaker Proposes Jefferson County Tax SEC Wants Trial Date in Ala. Suit Against Bankers http://apr.org/post/sec-wants-trial-date-ala-suit-against-bankers <p>Federal regulators are asking a federal judge in Birmingham to set a trial date and avoid further delays in a civil fraud lawsuit against two former bankers accused of making payoffs to win billions of dollars in deals involving municipal sewer bonds.</p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 23:39:54 +0000 The Associated Press 26852 at http://apr.org SEC Wants Trial Date in Ala. Suit Against Bankers