BCA Blog

Maze-like EPA Carbon Rule Graphic Shows Complexity of Costly Change

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New illustrations showing the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon reduction rule making process are a bureaucratic delight but a consumer and electric producer’s nightmare.  read more

Alabama Members of Congress Receive National Manufacturing Award for Support

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Congratulations are in order for six members of Alabama’s congressional delegation and Alabama’s two U.S. senators for being named Champions of Manufacturing by the National Association of Manufacturing due to their important votes on manufacturing issues during the 113th Congress. read more

Congresswoman Terri Sewell Says Export-Import Bank Is Crucial for Alabama Business Foreign Trade Transactions

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

MONTGOMERY - U.S. Rep. Terry Sewell of Birmingham today told a Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues breakfast audience that she supports reauthorization of the charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. read more

Help Protect Local Schools by Supporting Amendment 4 On Nov. 4 Statewide Ballots

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Please vote for constitutional Amendment 4 on statewide ballots next month and extend unfunded mandate protections to local school boards that local government bodies currently enjoy. read more

Former Gov. Jeb Bush Addresses The Best-Attended BCA Chairman’s Dinner

Friday, October 10, 2014

BIRMINGHAM - Former Florida governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush addressed the Business Council of Alabama 2014 Chairman’s Dinner that was attended by more than 900 people this week at the Sheraton Hotel ballroom. read more

EPA Carbon Regulations Threaten America’s Historic Energy Security; Still Time to Oppose Crippling Regs

Monday, October 06, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon regulations will not only reduce the use of plentiful and cheap coal that generates electricity but they also will increase the nation’s energy insecurity, increase electric bills and costs for U.S. businesses and households, while not affecting foreign power plants. read more

Are you voting for jobs this November?

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

motionmailapp.comThis November, the American people face a clear choice between two starkly different visions for the future of this country. Will we choose the path of jobs, growth, and opportunity and allow free enterprise to lead the economic recovery? Or will we continue down the path of Washington gridlock and more failed big-government policies? read more

Historic Alabama Tax Tribunal Begins on Wednesday

Monday, September 29, 2014

An independent state and local tax appeals process that was a major goal of the Business Council of Alabama for at least a dozen years begins operating Wednesday under the new law that separates tax appeals from the Alabama Department of Revenue’s Administrative Law Division. read more

Resolve to Kick 2015 Off With Fun Weight-Loss Promise

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Start the New Year off right and join Scale Back Alabama, a statewide weight-loss contest for Alabamians who want to get healthy and have competitive fun at the same time. read more

Huntsville-Based Company Ranked No. 1 as a Medium-Size Employer

Monday, September 22, 2014

Membership Spotlight



Fortune Magazine has named Business Council of Alabama member Intuitive Research and Technology Corp. as one of the best medium-size workplaces in the United States for 2014.

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