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This week's edition of BCA's Washington Briefing has been published. (1/26/15-1/30/15)

Friday, January 30, 2015

Published weekly when Congress in session, the Washington Briefing is your link to the halls of Congress for the most current information that affects Alabama businesses and industries. read more

Cyber Expert Says Business Needs to Protect Internal Operations

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ronald Burgess Jr. is a retired Army three-star general who has taken his cyber intelligence and defense expertise to the academic world and private sector. On Thursday Burgess spoke to the Auburn University Montgomery breakfast series about the need for a national debate about cyber security not only to protect the United States but also to guard internally valuable assets of businesses. read more

BCA-BEA Sponsored School Choice Rally Draws Thousands To Capitol

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Students, educators and legislators participated in the School Choice Week in Alabama rally that drew more than 2,500 people to the Capitol today. read more

BCA and BEA Involved in School Choice Week Coalition

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Business Education Alliance of Alabama is part of the coalition that planned the National School Choice Week that is coming to Alabama Wednesday morning with a march from downtown Montgomery to a rally at the Capitol. read more

BCA’s Ronnie Boles Honored with Distinguished Service Award

Monday, January 26, 2015

Business Council of Alabama board of directors’ member Ronnie Boles of Huntsville has been honored with the highest award presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County. read more

This week's edition of BCA's Washington Briefing has been published. (1/19/15-1/23/15)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Published weekly when Congress in session, the Washington Briefing is your link to the halls of Congress for the most current information that affects Alabama businesses and industries. read more

BCA-Backed Tax Law Update Results in Grade Upgrade for State

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Council on State Taxation said Alabama’s tax administration score jumped from a “D” to a “B” in 2014 due to the Legislature’s passage of a single bill that was successfully backed by the Business Council of Alabama. read more

NAM President and CEO to Address BCA’s MOTY Next Month

Thursday, January 22, 2015

National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons will be the keynote speaker at the Business Council of Alabama and Alabama Technology Network’s Manufacturer of the Year Awards luncheon on Feb. 19 in Montgomeryread more

BCA Member Present for World Games Announcement, Birmingham Wins First World Games for U.S. in 40 Years

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Birmingham won the 11th World Games set for 2021 but the first event of the international sport gathering held every four years will take place in 2017. read more

BCA’s Canary Comments on State of the Union Speech

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary issued the following statement on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: read more