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BCA’s Canary Announces Departure, Accepts Position at U.S. Chamber

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 6, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary announced today that he is leaving the BCA and has accepted a position as senior fellow at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “I am announcing today that I am …

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BCA Plans for it’s Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 25, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama Board of Directors met via conference call today to be apprised of the ongoing work of its Executive Committee the last several months to implement its plan for the transition and succession of executive leadership at …

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BCA Statement on the Death of J.B. Brand, Jr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2018 Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary issued a statement following the news of the death of J.B. Brand, Jr., a co-founder of the BCA: “We at the Business Council of Alabama are deeply saddened at the death of J.B. Brand, …

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Statement from the BCA Chairman on “Planning our Future”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Executive Committee and Officers of the Business Council of Alabama met today in a face-to-face discussion entitled “Planning our Future.”  Now is the time for our organization to create its own plan of action for our future governance and leadership.  …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Judge Christy Edwards in June 5 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The ProgressPAC board of directors has endorsed Alabama Tax Court Judge Christy Olinger Edwards in the June 5 Alabama Court of Civil Appeals Place 1 Republican primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp announced today. Edwards seeks the seat on the Alabama Court …

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ProgressPAC Makes Dual Endorsement in Supreme Court Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC has endorsed both Justice Brad Mendheim and Judge Sarah Stewart in the Alabama Supreme Court, Place 1, June 5 Republican primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp announced today. ProgressPAC is the political arm of the Business …

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Rx for Job Creation

“One way to define wisdom is the ability to see, into the future, the consequences of your choices in the present. That ability can give you a completely different perspective on what the future might look like.” These prophetic words by Alabama author Andy Andrews seem very appropriate for the …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Attorney General Steve Marshall in Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – ProgressPAC has endorsed Attorney General Steve Marshall in the June 5 Republican attorney general primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp announced. The ProgressPAC board of directors voted to endorse Marshall because of his character and his support of issues that are important …

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Shelby is A Friend to State Business

The truth is the Alabama of today is one that our grandparents wouldn’t recognize. For more than two decades, Alabama has been landing one significant economic development project after another, transforming the state into an epicenter for the aerospace, automotive, and defense industries. Companies looking where to locate are attracted …

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BCA Leadership Comments on Governor Ivey’s First State of the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 9, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama Chairman Perry Hand and BCA President and CEO William J. Canary said Alabama’s business community finds much to support in Governor Kay Ivey’s agenda for the 2018 regular legislative session that began today. “The business community applauds …

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