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Nancy Hewston
Vice President of Communications, Strategic Information and Federal Affairs
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Governor Robert Bentley Joins BCA, ATN to Recognize Alabama’s Top Manufacturers

MONTGOMERY—The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network announced today that 17 Alabama companies have been named as finalists for the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year Awards.  The winners will be announced at a luncheon tomorrow, Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa following …

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Statement from Business Council of Alabama on SB 286

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  APRIL 1, 2013 MONTGOMERY—After weeks of negotiating with representatives from business and industry, law enforcement, the plaintiff’s bar, non-profits and the NRA, the Business Council of Alabama has no choice but to oppose SB 286.  “At a time when the business community in all sectors should be focused …

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BCA Launches New Legislative App

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MARCH 14, 2013 MONTGOMERY— The Business Council of Alabama on Tuesday officially launched BCA Connect, a new app designed for iPhones and iPads to easily connect BCA members with members of the Alabama legislature and available free of charge on the iTunes store. BCA Connect is provided as a …

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BCA Endorses Recommendations in Medicaid Advisory Commission

March 7, 2013 Dear Governor Bentley, The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) endorses the recommendations outlined in the final report of the Alabama Medicaid Advisory Commission. The BCA is a non-partisan statewide business association representing the interests and concerns of over 750,000 working Alabamians through its member companies.  We thank …

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BCA Statement on Alabama Accountability Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 28, 2013 MONTGOMERY—BCA board chairman Carl Jamison, a shareholder at JamisonMoneyFarmer, P.C. in Tuscaloosa, issued the following statement following the passage of the Alabama Accountability Act: “BCA fully supports flexibility and although the conference committee added additional measures, any options for students in failing schools that …

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BCA Statement on Legislation to Repeal Alabama College and Career Ready Standards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 27, 2013 MONTGOMERY—BCA president and CEO William J. Canary released the following statement on legislation designed to repeal the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education in November 2010: “The Alabama College and Career Ready Standards are vital in preparing …

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Statement from BCA President and CEO on School Flexibility Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 26, 2013 MONTGOMERY—BCA president and CEO William J. Canary released the following statement in support of HB 84: “This legislation is a giant step forward that will enhance our education and skills delivery system. Educators and local schools systems need the flexibility to match each unique …

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Testimony of Bill McCollum and Anita L. Archie on HB 227 and SB 134

Joint Written Testimony of Bill McCollum, SNR Denton and Anita L. Archie Submitted on Behalf of the Business Council of Alabama and the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform Alabama House of Representatives and Senate Judiciary Committees HB 227 and SB 134 February 20, 2013 Senator Ward and Representative DeMarco …

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BCA Hires Award-Winning Alabama Journalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 15, 2013 MONTGOMERY—The Business Council of Alabama has announced that veteran Alabama newspaper reporter Dana Beyerle has joined the organization as manager of communications. Beyerle was chief of the capital bureau for the Gadsden Times, the TimesDaily in Florence, and the Tuscaloosa News, the New York …

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Business Council of Alabama Announces New Vice Presidents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nathan Lindsay (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY—The Business Council of Alabama has named two employees as new vice presidents for the organization.  Victor Vernon has been named Vice President for Public Policy and Nancy Wall Hewston has been named Vice President for Communications, Strategic Information and Federal Affairs.   …

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