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Week 6 of the 2018 Session

Senate and House Majority Leaders Sen. Greg Reed, R-Jasper, and Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, R-Rainsville, spoke at this week’s Tuesday Briefing that was sponsored by Business Council of Alabama member McWane Inc., a family run business headquartered in Birmingham. McWane Inc. is an international manufacturer that began when two McWane brothers …

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Senate, House Majority Leaders Give Update 2018 Legislative Session

Senate and House Majority Leaders Sen. Greg Reed and Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter spoke of politics, the 2018 legislative session, and Alabama’s economic future at today’s Business Council of Alabama Tuesday Briefing that was sponsored by McWane Inc. BCA member McWane Inc. is an international manufacturer headquartered in Birmingham that began …

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Week 5 of the 2018 Session

The Business Council of Alabama board of directors met Wednesday for its first meeting of 2018 and voted unanimously to approve a resolution commending Alabama’s senior United States senator, Richard Shelby of Tuscaloosa, for his exemplary service to the state of Alabama. He has been instrumental in the state’s military, …

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Manufacturers Tour Comes to Alabama and BCA Member Operation

The National Association of Manufacturers will be in Alabama next week as part of its 2018 State of Manufacturing Tour. The tour gives NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons the opportunity to meet leading manufacturers, elected officials, and parents and students, at manufacturing facilities. The eight-state tour begins Monday and …

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Helping Families Initiative Successfully Heads Off Crime and Saves Society Money

The Helping Families Initiative (HFI) that began in Mobile 15 years ago seeks to expand in Alabama to enable more families and schools to turn young people away from crime and toward more productive lives. Former Mobile County District Attorney and state school board Vice President John Tyson Jr. is …

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Unemployment Comp Bill Will Save Businesses At Least $56 Million Annually

Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee Chairman Sen. Arthur Orr said today that his bill to update Alabama’s unemployment compensation law could save businesses at least $56 million a year. The Senate voting 21-8 on Jan. 25 passed Sen. Orr’s SB 92 and sent it to the House Committee on Commerce …

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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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