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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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Week One of the 2020 session

The Business Council of Alabama kicked off the 2020 Legislative Session by hosting Governor Kay Ivey at the BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee briefing on Tuesday, where she spoke about the successes achieved last year working together with the private sector. “In bipartisan efforts and collaboration, we have been able to …

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Recap of the 2019 Legislative Session

The Alabama Legislature adjourned sine die on Friday after completing a four-day week and concluded its 28th legislative day. Last week, Governor Kay Ivey held two bill signing days and publicly signed many bills, one being the bill to lower the age to obtain a commercial drivers license. It was a busy …

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Week 10 of the 2019 Session

The Legislature completed three session days and concluded its 24th legislative day this week. Emotions ran high as time is running out to pass critical bills. The lottery bill failed in the House, and the General Fund Budget has been sent to conference committee to negotiate the Children’s Health Insurance Program …

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Week 9 of the 2019 Session

The Legislature completed three session days and concluded its 21st legislative day this week. In what is believed to be one of the final weeks of the session, several bills made their way to the governor, including a bill to lower the age for commercial truck drivers. By the end of …

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Week 8 of the 2019 Session

The Legislature completed three session days and concluded its 18th legislative day this week.  Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, with the support of Governor Kay Ivey proposed replacing the Alabama State School Board with a new board that would be appointed by the governor. By the end of 18th …

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