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Dana Beyerle
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BCA Participates in Governor’s Veterans’ Hiring Summit

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama recently participated in a summit with veterans groups and employers to encourage the hiring of military veterans and to showcase resources for potential employers and for veterans who seek jobs. The Governor’s Summit of Alabama Employers for Veterans coincidentally fell on the …

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This week’s edition of BCA’s Washington Briefing has been published. (11/2/15-11/6/15)

EX-IM BANK REAUTHORIZATION TAKES A RIDE ON THE TRANSPORTATION BILL – The doors to the Export-Import Bank of the United States soon could reopen for export financing after important congressional action this week moved the bank a step closer to reauthorization…. Published weekly when Congress in session, the Washington Briefing is your link …

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This week’s edition of BCA’s Washington Briefing has been published. (10/26/15-10/30/15)

ALABAMA DELEGATION, U.S. HOUSE SEND EX-IM BANK RENEWAL TO SENATE – Alabama’s U.S. House members who voted to renew the charter of the important Export-Import Bank of the United States are to be commended for their forward-looking initiative to keep Alabama’s export economy even with that of other nations… Published weekly …

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BCA Member Austal USA Awarded a $53.5 Million Procurement Contract

Business Council of Alabama member Austal USA has been awarded a $53.5 million contract to procure long-lead time materials for the 11th Expeditionary Fast Transport, formerly known as the Joint High Speed Vessel, for the U.S. Navy. “We are excited that the Navy is building on the momentum and the …

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Alabama Delegation, U.S. House send Ex-Im Bank Renewal to Senate

Alabama’s U.S. House members who voted to renew the charter of the important Export-Import Bank of the United States are to be commended for their forward-looking initiative to keep Alabama’s export economy even that of other nations. The House voted overwhelmingly 313-118 on Tuesday to send the legislation to the …

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Recent Eleventh Circuit Opinion Exposes Alabama Businesses to Class Action Liability

A recent opinion from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals threatens to subject Alabama businesses to an increased number of questionable class actions under the Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act. These lawsuits are likely to be expensive to defend and difficult to defeat. In Lisk v. Lumber One Wood Preserving …

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BCA Sponsors Large Business Ethics Award to Jackson Thornton

The Business Council of Alabama on Monday sponsored the River Region Ethics in Business and Public Service Award in the large business category to Jackson Thornton & Company P.C. at a noon luncheon in Montgomery. The award was presented to Jackson Thornton by retired Montgomery County Presiding Circuit Judge Charles …

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Significant Gifting Supports HudsonAlpha’s Mission in Clinical Genomic Medicine and Enables Scientific Thinking

Business Council of Alabama member HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has received $200,000 in grants and gifts to further the Huntsville-based genomic science company’s mission serving academic, clinical, and commercial needs. HudsonAlpha said Wednesday that it has received a $100,000 grant from the Jane K. Lowe Charitable Foundation of Huntsville to …

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BCA Coalition Receives Prestigious Award for Charter School Law Passage

The Business Council of Alabama and its partners who were behind successful passage of Alabama’s first public charter school law received an award from the Policy Innovators in Education Network recently in Arizona. Alabama’s public charter school law was voted as the 2015 Game Changer of the Year at the …

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