Top Headlines: Alabama to Get $4 Billion from Stimulus Package, North Italia Opens First Alabama Location at the Summit

Alabama to get $4 billion from stimulus package
Alabama will receive $4 billion as part of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package. Jefferson County will receive $127 million, followed by Mobile County ($80 million), Madison County ($72 million) and Montgomery County ($44 million). Among cities, Birmingham tops the list at $149 million, followed by Mobile with $60 million and Montgomery with $42 million. – 

Alabama team will host virtual, in-person trade mission to Israel
The Alabama Department of Commerce and Export Alabama Alliance will host a virtual trade mission to Israel May 10-12. The hope is that an in-person trade mission to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem will occur later this year. Key sectors for U.S. exports to Israel include safety and security, health care, information and communication technologies, and defense.  – Made in Alabama 

Huntsville-born 3D-printed launching pad tested
NASA has tested a 3D-printed launch and landing pad, created by college students from around the country, that came out of a competition at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. NASA gave no details on how the test of the launching pad, developed with a construction technology startup called ICON, went, though it took place in Texas. – Slash Gear

Italian restaurant opens first Alabama location in Birmingham
North Italia has opened at Birmingham’s Summit, the Italian restaurant’s first location in Alabama. The menu includes brunch, lunch, happy hour and dinner, with pizzas, pastas, sandwiches and more.  – Hoover Sun

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