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Business Council of Alabama Announces the 2021 Board of Directors and Chairman

Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: 334-797-3742 | Email: jmiles@bcatoday.org MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) has announced the organization’s 2021 board of directors, including a new chairman. Gary Smith has been elected to serve as chairman of the board, succeeding John Mazyck. Before being elected as chairman, Smith …

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Catherine Kirkland Explaines Important Details of The Provider Relief Fund

  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has distributed over $50 billion dollars via its Provider Relief Fund to Medicare fee-for-service providers (largely hospitals) since April 2020. Funds were distributed through both “general” distributions and “targeted” distributions. In targeted distributions, HHS focused nearly $11 billion dollars in …

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The Partnership’s 2020 Small Business Awards

The Business Council of Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce Association held The Partnership’s 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & Alabama Small Business Awards on Friday, December 4 at 10:00 a.m. This year’s Annual Meeting and Alabama Small Business Awards were held via the Zoom video conferencing platform. A recording of the …

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Is the COVID Economy on the Mend? Webinar Replay

A discussion led by Jim Glassman, Head Economist of J.P. Morgan Commercial Bank providing an update on where the economy has been and what is in store as we approach the 2020 Presidential Election. Watch the replay below.   Click here to download additional resources from the webinar.

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Key Alabama Business Tax Initiatives for 2020: Webinar Replay

Bruce P. Ely and Karen Miller presented a PowerPoint that guided participants on the major effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Watch the replay below.   Click here to download the JTF Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Final Report. Click here to download additional …

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Week Six of the 2020 Session

SENATOR SINGLETON: FOLLOWING SPRING BREAK, WE WILL FINISH STRONG WITH A GREAT SESSION BCA was excited to welcome Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton to Tuesday’s Governmental Affairs Briefing. Senator Singleton updated attendees on a number of topics that will likely be addressed after the legislative spring break. His first topic …

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Week Five of the 2020 Session

MAJORITY LEADER LEDBETTER: IT’S NOT ABOUT POLITICS, IT’S ABOUT DOING WHAT’S BEST FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR STATE This week’s BCA Governmental Affairs Committee Briefing featured House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter. Leader Ledbetter updated attendees on all the Legislature is doing to address the issue of mental health in the …

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Week Four of the 2020 Session

SPEAKER MCCUTCHEON: HOUSE IS FOCUSED ON QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION This week’s BCA Governmental Affairs Committee briefing featured Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mac McCutcheon. Speaker McCutcheon shared with attendees insights on issues such as education, the budgets, and addressing Alabama’s mental health concerns. When it …

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Week Three of the 2020 Session

SENATE PRO TEM MARSH TALKS EDUCATION AND PRISON ISSUES AT BCA BRIEFING This week’s BCA Governmental Affairs Committee briefing featured Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh who discussed several important issues such as Amendment One and legislation related to addressing Alabama’s prison issues. Senator Marsh stressed the need for support …

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Week Two of the 2020 session

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT A KEY ISSUE FOR LT. GOVERNOR AINSWORTH Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth headlined BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee briefing on Tuesday and shared the progress he and his office have made on issues such as workforce development and growing Alabama’s military industry. On workforce development, Lt. Governor Ainsworth highlighted the …

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