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Business Council of Alabama Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 26, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 Montgomery, AL — On Thursday, June 25, the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced it is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity. BCA joined the U.S. Chamber’s …

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BCA Board of Directors Endorses Jerry Carl for U.S. House District 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 18, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The board of directors for the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) has endorsed Mobile County Commissioner Jerry Carl in the race for Alabama’s District 1 congressional seat. “Jerry Carl is a job creator …

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2020 Session Recap

Governor Ivey Issues Proclamation Providing Covid-19 Liability Protections for Businesses On May 8, Governor Kay Ivey issued a supplemental state of emergency proclamation, referred to as the Safe Harbor Proclamation, providing certain liability protections to businesses, health care providers and other entities. Thanks to Governor Ivey’s leadership, Alabama is the …

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BCA Member Medical Place Donates $100K to UAB for COVID-19 Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 27, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) today announced that Montgomery-based Medical Place, a BCA member, has donated $100,000 to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), earmarked for COVID-19 related research. This came after Medical …

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Business Council of Alabama Small Business Exchange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 7, 2020 BCA Partners with Alabama Public Television to Help Small Businesses Time to Access Federal Loan Money is Now Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) will present the Small Business Exchange on Alabama Public Television (APT) Thursday …

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BCA Names Jean Elizabeth Miles as Director of Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 20, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today announced the addition of Jean Elizabeth Miles to the BCA team. She will serve as the Director of Communications. Jean Elizabeth comes to BCA from Lockheed Martin where …

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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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