The 2013 legislative session that began Feb. 5 literally lasted until the last minute Monday night with final passage of an important legal transparency bill and included early passage of a red tape reduction bill that were priorities of the Business Council of Alabama. read more
The House Rules Committee this morning defeated Senate Joint Resolution 109 and closed the book on any attempt to repeal Common Core education standards, at least for this legislative session. SJR 109 by Sen. Dick Brewbaker, R-Pike Road, would have urged the state Board of Education to refrain from accepting federal funds tied to Common State Standards. read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONTGOMERY—A legal transparency bill that is a top priority for the Business Council of Alabama in the 2013 legislative session has been approved by the legislature..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 25, 2013 “Over the course of this legislative session the BCA has continued to work with all parties involved in this issue: the NRA, law enforcement, non-..