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House Passes GOP Tax Reform Bill 227-205

The House on Thursday voted to narrowly pass the Republican tax reform bill with 13 House Republican Members joining Democrats in opposition. No Democrats supported the bill. According to Politico, “The legislation would slash the corporate tax rate to 20 percent starting next year, down from 35 percent. It sets …

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Answering an Employment Question Served a BCA Member Well

Business Council of Alabama member Selena A. Rodgers Dickerson was on a job interview when she was asked where she wanted to be in five years. It’s a pretty standard question asked of a prospective employee. While her answer was not a standard answer, it was the right one. “I …

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2018 Manufacturer of the Year Awards Nomination Process Begins

The nomination deadline for the 2018 Manufacturer of the Year Awards luncheon at the Alabama Activity Center in downtown Montgomery on April 18 is fast approaching. The deadline to nominate a worthy manufacturer is Jan. 10, 2018, and self-nominations are encouraged. The deadline to submit an application to become a …

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U.S. House Passes Rep. Byrne’s Small Business Bill

The U.S. House this week passed U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne’s “Save Local Business Act,” which he introduced to roll back National Labor Relations Board vague and expansive joint employer standards that will give small businesses and their employees peace of mind knowing they cannot be held responsible for actions of …

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Gov’s Chief of Staff Speaks Openly About Events Surrounding Unusual and Historic Transition of Power at BCA’s Pathways to Policy Summit

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey’s chief of staff today gave Business Council of Alabama Pathways to Policy committee members an insider’s look at events on April 10 when Ivey became Alabama’s 54th governor. Chief of Staff Steve Pelham said although then-Lt. Gov. Ivey had a transition plan because Governor …

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House Tax Plan Would Cut Corporate Income Tax Rate by 43 Percent

The House income tax bill introduced Thursday would permanently cut the corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, a decrease of 43 percent. The tax cut would immediately ensure a more competitive American business climate when compared with businesses in foreign countries that have tax rates as …

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Business Council of Alabama Turns 32

The Business Council of Alabama was born 32 years ago today from the political necessity of bringing a united business voice to the table. Today the BCA is the leading advocate for Alabama businesses that are the job creators and innovators that drive our state’s economy. The BCA is a …

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2018 Budget Headed to Trump’s Desk for President’s Signature

House Republicans on Thursday passed the Senate’s version of the $4 trillion, 2017-2018 budget resolution that sets the stage for tax reform consideration. “Big news – Budget just passed!” President Donald Trump tweeted after the budget resolution started on its journey to his desk. The Hill reported that the action …

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School Choice Video Contest Announced

Today is the day that official submissions for the Choices in Education video contest can begin being submitted nationwide. Results of the video contest sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Education will be used to promote how education freedom and opportunities have made a difference in the lives of children and …

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Successful Huntsville Business Launched by Desire to Serve Our Military

Business Council of Alabama member Victory Solutions, Inc., CEO Kris McGuire founded the company in 2006 after spending the first half of her life raising a family and raising money for non-profits. Today, Victory Solutions is headquartered in Huntsville and has locations across the United States. Victory Solutions provides proprietary …

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