BCA Blog

House Speaker Hubbard Backs Business-Oriented Agenda

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

House Speaker Mike Hubbard said the House will support several Business Council of Alabama goals in the 2015 legislative session that begins today in Montgomery. Hubbard, R-Auburn, said the GOP’s plan is to quickly advance charter school legislation and send it to Governor Robert Bentley for consideration. “I believe this is the year we get it done,” Hubbard said. read more

This week's edition of BCA's Washington Briefing has been published. (2/23/15-2/27/15)

Friday, February 27, 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 Joins 650 Organizations and Businesses to Boost Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Business Council of Alabama today joined 650 other organizations and businesses from 41 states in Washington, D.C., to urge lawmakers to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, a crucial component of job retention in Alabama and across the nation. read more

U.S. Sen. Shelby Calls for Fewer Regulations on Smaller Banks

Monday, February 23, 2015

Alabama’s senior U.S. senator updated the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce today about domestic and foreign issues facing both the Senate and the United States. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, gave his perspective on politics, economics, national defense, energy security, and regulations at a Chamber Eggs and Issues breakfast that was co-sponsored by the Business Council of Alabama. read more

LPGA Golf Legend Nancy Lopez Says Her Positive Golf Attitude Helps in Business World

Friday, February 20, 2015

PRATTVILLE – Golf legend Nancy Lopez said her positive attitude formed early in life helped her on the LPGA Tour and now in the business world since retiring from top-tier tournament play. Lopez won 48 LPGA Tour events including three major championships and is a member of the LPGA Hall of Fame. read more

This week's edition of BCA's Washington Briefing has been published. (2/9/15-2/13/15)

Friday, February 13, 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

This week's edition of BCA's Washington Briefing has been published. (2/2/15-2/6/15)

Friday, February 06, 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

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