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Alabama Scholarship Fund Donations Subject of Wednesday Tax Webinar

The new federal tax law has changed its regulations on credits for Alabama scholarship fund donations and you can learn about the updates during morning and afternoon webinars this Wednesday. Tax attorney Bruce Ely and Certified Public Accountant Page Stalcup will conduct the live webinars for the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund (AOSF) for …

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President Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan to Nation

A highlight in President Trump’s State of the Union this week was his promotion of a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan that would couple investments by state and local governments and private investors, with $200 billion in federal grants. “I am calling on the Congress to produce a bill that generates …

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Week 4 of the 2018 Session

Senate and House Rules Committee chairs Sen. Jabo Waggoner and Rep. Mike Jones said they expect the 2018 regular legislative session to end in March, a month earlier than usual because of the June election primaries. Sen. Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills, and Rep. Jones, R-Andalusia, spoke at this week’s Business Council of …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Rex Reynolds in March House District 21 Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC has endorsed businessman and former Huntsville Police Chief Rex Reynolds in the Alabama House District 21 special general election scheduled March 27, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp said today. Reynolds is the Republican nominee for the …

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Legislative Rules Committee Chairs Foresee March Session End

Senate and House Rules Committee chairmen Sen. Jabo Waggoner and Rep. Mike Jones today said they expect the 2018 regular legislative session to end in March, a month earlier than usual because of the June election primaries. Sen. Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills, and Rep. Jones, R-Andalusia, spoke at today’s Business Council …

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Week 3 of the 2018 Session

House Ways and Means General Fund Chairman Rep. Steve Clouse, R-Ozark, at Tuesday’s briefing, said next year’s General Fund looks to be in fairly good shape now that Congress has extended CHIP funding for children for six years. Glen Wilkins, director of public affairs and government relations for BCA member …

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WOTUS Decision a Win for Manufacturers

The Business Council of Alabama, the National Association of Manufacturers, and businesses across the United States praised Monday’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that the long-standing Waters of the U.S. rule lawsuit belongs in federal district court, not in appellate court. “A regulation such as this one and its cost …

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School Choice Week in Alabama Draws 1,500 to Capitol

Alabama observed National School Choice Week in Montgomery today with a rally at the Capitol and speeches about the importance of quality schools, including an endorsement of education choices by Business Council of Alabama first Vice Chairman Mike Kemp. “As a business owner in Alabama, it’s imperative that we have …

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House General Fund Chairman Says This Year’s Budget is Fairly Sound

House Ways and Means General Fund Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Clouse today said congressional reapproval of the CHIPs insurance program alleviated one budget worry for Alabama’s General Fund, which is in relatively good financial shape this year and next. Congress in approving a continuing budget resolution on Monday also approved …

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What a Government Shutdown Really Means

The U.S. House late Thursday approved yet another continuing government spending resolution, and sent it to the Senate where the political game of blinkmanship – as in who blinks first – must be settled by midnight tonight or the government’s legal authority to spend money in certain areas ends until …

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