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Senate Education Committee approves school flexibility bill

After successfully fending off dozens of potential amendments, the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday favorably reported HB84, the Local Control School Flexibility Act of 2013. The committee reported the bill 5-3 with one abstention, sending it to the full Senate for consideration. The House passed HB84 by Rep. Chad Fincher, …

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Holley legislative consolidation bill loses in cloture vote

After four days of consideration, the Senate on Tuesday voted to carry over a bill that would have consolidated legislative support operations under the control of a handful of House and Senate members. Sen. Jimmy Holley, R-Elba, introduced SB122 to consolidate Senate and House operations. After four legislative days and …

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Senate Minority Leader Vivian Figures speaks to BCA Governmental Affairs Committee

State Sen. Vivian Davis Figures of Mobile introduced herself Tuesday (Feb. 19) to the Business Council of Alabama’s Governmental Affairs Committee as the new Senate Minority Leader for the remainder of the 2010-14 legislative term. “I was elated and looking forward to coming here,” she said. Figures explained her vision …

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Capital Briefing (2/11/13-2/15/13)

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

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Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh at the BCA Tuesday Morning Legislative Leadership Meeting (Video Highlights)

Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh today (Feb. 12) predicted a successful legislative session that should include passage of government efficiency measures, education initiatives, and fulfillment of a promise to repay $437 million that voters approved shifting from the Alabama Trust Fund last year. “We think this is the year …

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Carl Jamison Takes Advocacy Seriously

The Business Council of Alabama’s new chair is Carl Jamison, managing partner of JamisonMoneyFarmer in Tuscaloosa.  He answered some questions about the value of advocacy. Why is it important for CPAs to advocate for the profession? Many professions, such as insurance professionals, bankers and attorneys, give unique perspectives and expertise …

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Speaker Hubbard at our Tuesday Morning Legislative Leadership Meeting (Video Highlights)

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard kicked off the 2013 legislative session on Tuesday (Feb. 5) by briefing the Business Council of Alabama’s Governmental Affairs Committee. Hubbard, R-Auburn, said the House in 2012 pushed a job-creation, job-growth agenda along with resisting certain mandates from Washington, D.C. “We have in the Legislature …

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