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Coca-Cola UNITED Grows by 40 percent With Georgia Territory Expansion

A mere 16 years after Coca-Cola was first served and 13 years before the distinctive Coca-Cola bottle was created, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. UNITED founder Crawford Johnson Sr. purchased the exclusive franchise rights to bottle and distribute Coca-Cola in Birmingham. From that beginning in 1902, Business Council of Alabama member Coca-Cola …

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President Trump Proposes Major Tax Overhaul, Business Rate Set at 15 Percent

The White House on Wednesday proposed comprehensive tax reform that would end most deductions, kill the inheritance death tax, double the standard deduction, and simplify the system into three tax brackets, including 15 percent for corporations. The plan unveiled by Treasury Secretary Michael Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary …

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Capital Briefing for Week 10 of the 2017 Session

As the Legislature turned the corner on the two-thirds mark of the session, the 10th week began with the Business Council of Alabama’s Tuesday briefing featuring House Majority Leader Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, R-Rainsville. Rep. Ledbetter said the Legislature will eventually renew its attempt to pass infrastructure investment legislation. “It’s disappointing we …

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House Majority Leader Addresses Infrastructure, Says Big Issues Remain in Session

House Majority Leader Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter today said the Legislature will eventually renew its attempt to pass infrastructure investment legislation sooner rather than later. “It’s disappointing we didn’t get it approved,” Rep. Ledbetter said of an infrastructure investment bill that was introduced and favorably reported from committee but was stalled …

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New Financial Planning Book Is a Blueprint to Financial Security

Birmingham financial planner Greg Powell wants you to build a sound financial house with a realistic blueprint. Translation: create and stick to a plan of where you want to be in five, 10 or 20 years that protects your assets and loved ones. Drawing on his 30-plus years in financial …

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Capital Briefing for Week 9 of the 2017 Session

A Tale of Two Bills, But There Might Be a Silver Lining Last week, the House missed a significant opportunity to move Alabama forward by failing to muster a vote on a bill to invest in Alabama’s infrastructure, which would cost users about $3.50 a month to improve our roads …

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BCA, ATN Announce Manufacturers of the Year for 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network today announced the winners of the 2017 Manufacturer of the Year Awards during a luncheon ceremony at the Alabama Activity Center. In addition, BCA partner Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association unveiled the …

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House Education Committee Chair Describes Alabama’s Unprecedented Political Whirlwind

Last week highlighted the power of women in Alabama politics, the chair of a House education committee proudly said at today’s Business Council of Alabama’s Tuesday briefing. Robert R. McGhee, vice chairman of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, today’s briefing sponsor, introduced House Education Policy Committee Chair Rep. Terri …

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Capital Briefing for Week 8 of the 2017 Session

While politics has dominated Alabama the last several weeks, the Legislature’s business continued with the House and Senate advancing important business community initiatives. But the all-important infrastructure investment modernization bill will have to wait to fight another day after several factors, including internal House politics, stopped the bill in its …

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Senator Looks to Future on Political and Practical Fronts

Sen. Clay Scofield today told the Business Council of Alabama’s Tuesday briefing to look forward and invest in Alabama’s infrastructure and to put recent political issues in the rear-view mirror. Sen. Scofield, R-Guntersville, addressed the change in gubernatorial administrations that occurred Monday with the resignation of Governor Robert Bentley and …

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