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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Saturday May 06, 2023 ( 4 items )  

Assistant A.G. Clarke Issues Remarks to Announce Agreement in Civil Rights, Environmental Justice Investigation of Ala. Public Health Dept.
HAYNEVILLE, Alabama, May 5 -- The U.S. Department of Justice issued the following remarks on May 4, 2023, by Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke at a news conference to announce agreement in the civil rights and environmental justice investigation of the Alabama Department of Public Health: * * * I am Kristen Clarke, the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. I am honored to be here today with Melanie Fontes Rainer, Director of the Off  more

FEMA: President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Declaration for the State of Alabama
WASHINGTON, May 6 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency issued the following news release: FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes March 24-27, 2023. The President's action makes federal funding available to state, tribal, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit orga  more

Mich. U.S. Attorney: Drug Traffickers Plead Guilty to Execution-Style Murders of Two Men
DETROIT, Michigan, May 6 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Dawn N. Ison, issued the following news release on May 5, 2023: A Texas drug trafficker pleaded guilty yesterday to charges related to the murder of two men in Detroit and to conspiring to distribute over 50 kilograms of cocaine, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison announced today. An Alabama co-conspirator pleaded guilty last week to the same charges. Joining in the announcement were James A. Tarasca, Special   more

President Biden Approves Alabama Disaster Declaration
WASHINGTON, May 6 -- The White House issued the following news release on May 5, 2023: * * * President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Alabama and ordered Federal assistance to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes from March 24 to March 27, 2023. Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organiza  more