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Senate President Pro Tem speaks about important Business Council of Alabama tax, school issues (VIDEO)

Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh spoke to the Business Council of Alabama’s Governmental Affairs Committee today and addressed Taxpayers Bill of Rights II legislation and Alabama College and Career Ready Standards, commonly known as Common Core. Marsh, R-Anniston, said he has “no issue” with updating the 1992 TBOR law …

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This week’s edition of BCA’s Capital Briefing has been published. (1/20/14-1/24/14)

The Capital Briefing is a weekly digest of action taken on legislation of interest to business and is published weekly during regular and special sessions of the Alabama Legislature. It includes a summary of remarks made by speakers at BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee meetings and often features video interviews with …

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House Speaker vows to maintain a business-friendly house of reps (VIDEO)

House Speaker Mike Hubbard on Tuesday (Jan. 21) told the Business Council of Alabama’s Governmental Affairs Committee that he is proud of the House’s pro-business accomplishments and his goal is to protect the business-friendly House in the 2014 election cycle. Hubbard, R-Auburn, the first Republican House speaker in 136 years, …

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This week’s editions of BCA’s Capital and Washington Briefings have been published. (1/13/14-1/17/14)

The Capital Briefing is a weekly digest of action taken on legislation of interest to business and is published weekly during regular and special sessions of the Alabama Legislature. It includes a summary of remarks made by speakers at BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee meetings and often features video interviews with …

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3M Foundation grants $100K to Decatur pre-kindergarten program, will create class for 18 preschoolers

Membership Spotlight The 3M Foundation on Tuesday approved a generous grant of $100,000 to the Decatur City School System to add another voluntary pre-kindergarten classroom. The 3M Foundation grant will allow 18 more Decatur 4-year-olds to get an early start next year in adjusting to school. “Pre-K is so critical …

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2014 Alabama Legislative Session Preview

The 2014 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature begins on Tuesday, January 14, in Montgomery. The Alabama Constitution permits the Legislature to meet just 30 days over a 105-day period. By law, the 2014 session, the fourth in this quadrennium, begins several weeks earlier than the three previous sessions. If …

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Governor Bentley’s chief of staff promises support for Business Council of Alabama’s legislative goals (VIDEO)

Governor Robert Bentley’s chief of staff said Bentley will support vital Business Council of Alabama education, workforce preparedness, and business tax initiatives in the 2014 legislative session that began at noon today. Chief of Staff David Perry spoke to the BCA’s Government Affairs Conference on the opening day of the …

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Business Council of Alabama and National Association of Manufacturers Partnership Agreement Enhances Manufacturing Advocacy

The National Association of Manufacturers and the Business Council of Alabama enhanced their partnership today by signing an agreement to strengthen manufacturing advocacy, to deliver increased visibility for both organizations and to help grow the manufacturing army. The NAM and BCA already enjoy a successful partnership that advocates effectively for …

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New Capital Opportunity for Startup Businesses

A north Alabama state senator is sponsoring legislation that would allow small businesses to raise up to $1 million in startup capital from numerous investors. The “crowd funding” bill by Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, has been submitted for consideration in the 2014 legislative session that begins Jan. 14. Crowd funding …

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