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Nathan M. Lindsay

Nathan M. Lindsay

Vice President for Political Affairs, Regional Operations and Executive Director of ProgressPAC
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BCA’s 2016 Pro-Business Voter Guide

On Tuesday, March 1, Alabama voters will head to the polls to cast their votes in the 2016 Republican and Democratic primaries.  Once again, the Business Council of Alabama is proud to present to you our list of 2016 endorsed candidates for the primary election cycle. State Board of Education …

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Listen to a presentation by Ted Hosp on Alabama’s new gun law

The BCA conducted a conference call this morning that featured a presentation by Ted Hosp of the law firm Maynard, Cooper and Gale who has been Of Counsel to BCA on the implementation of Alabama’s new gun law. If you missed the conference call this morning, you can listen the …

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Hundreds Rally in Support of Alabama’s High Academic Standards

Almost 300 people packed the marble steps of Alabama’s historic Capitol building for nearly an hour Tuesday morning to rally for the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards, or the Common Core Standards.  Led by State Superintendent Dr. Tommy Bice, he once again explained to supporters the specifics of Alabama’s …

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The omnibus gun bill covered by WHNT News 19 in Huntsville

With SB 286, the omnibus gun bill, expected to be on the floor of the Senate on Thursday, reporter Nick Banaszak of WHNT News 19 in Huntsville sat down for an interview with former BCA Chairman and current board member Phil Dotts of Public Financial Management.  Dotts stressed to Banaszak …

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Common Core Repeal Effort Dies Again, This Time in the House

The K-12 subcommittee of the House Education Policy Committee met on Wednesday afternoon where Rep. Jim Barton, R-Mobile, asked committee members to approve HB 254, a repeal of the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards. The issue has garnered a lot attention in the last few weeks, with the Senate …

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Effort to Repeal Common Core Standards Dies in Committee

For now,the effort to repeal the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards is dead, as the Senate Education Committee voted this morning to carry over indefinitely SB 190, by Sen. Dick Brewbaker, R-Pike Road. With standing room only, a diverse group of people attended the committee meeting to see what …

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Senate Education Committee Postpones Vote on College and Career Ready Standards

The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday morning carried over SB 190, the bill to repeal and defund the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education in November 2010. Committee chairman Dick Brewbaker of Pike Road, the sponsor of the bill, carried the bill over …

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Governor Bentley Signs ATF Repayment Bill into Law

Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed into law a bill to require repaying the Alabama Trust Fund after voters approved the transfer during a September 2012 referendum.  It was the first bill passed by the Legislature in the 2013 session. In August 2012, the BCA’s board of directors during a …

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House Passes School Flexibility Act

The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday passed HB 84 by Rep. Chad Fincher, R-Semmes.  The bill, known as the Local Control School Flexibility Act, passed by a vote of 65 to 37 after Rep. Wayne Johnson, R-Madison, made a motion to move the previous question (cloture) which then ended …

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House Committee Approves School Flexibility Act

The House Education Policy Committee today gave a favorable report to HB 84, known as the Local Control School Flexibility Act. Sponsored by Rep. Chad Fincher, R-Mobile, the bill would provide local school systems the ability to request more flexibility from certain state statutes, policies and regulations in order to …

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