Capital Briefing

Week 10 of the 2019 Session

The Legislature completed three session days and concluded its 24th legislative day this week. Emotions ran …

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Member Spotlight

Launching astronauts to space from the U.S. starts in Alabama

Alabama’s role in the space program was on full display last month in Decatur. The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V Dual Engine Centaur and first stage Booster that will launch astronauts to the International Space Station aboard Boeing’s Starliner capsule departed ULA’s Decatur facility. The rockets were loaded into …

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New Business Council of Alabama member Bell Helicopter In the Running to Build Navy’s Next Generation Aircraft

  Ozark, Alabama has a long history associated with the U.S. military and helicopters. Ozark is home to Fort Rucker, the U.S. Army’s helicopter training center, and is a hub for helicopter-related industries with suppliers providing everything from fleet support to flight simulation. New Business Council of Alabama member Bell …

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Recent Posts

BCA Announces 2020 Judicial Endorsements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 6, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston (334) 834-6000 BCA Announces 2020 Judicial Endorsements MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors for ProgressPAC, the political action committee of the Business Council of Alabama, has endorsed five statewide judicial candidates who are running for election in 2020.  The candidates …

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BCA Names Kellie Hope as Director of Regional Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. –The Business Council of Alabama today announced Kellie Hope has been named director of regional affairs. Her primary focus will be to better serve its membership in south Alabama. Her responsibilities will span from membership services to governmental affairs and will include …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Van Smith in House District 42 Special Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC, the Business Council of Alabama’s political action committee, has endorsed farmer and retired educator, Autauga County Commissioner Van Smith in the Alabama House District 42 special primary election scheduled August 20, ProgressPAC Chairman John Mazyck …

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