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BCA Announces 2020 Judicial Endorsements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 6, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston (334) 834-6000 BCA Announces 2020 Judicial Endorsements MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors for ProgressPAC, the political action committee of the Business Council of Alabama, has endorsed five statewide judicial candidates who are running for election in 2020.  The candidates …

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BCA Names Kellie Hope as Director of Regional Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. –The Business Council of Alabama today announced Kellie Hope has been named director of regional affairs. Her primary focus will be to better serve its membership in south Alabama. Her responsibilities will span from membership services to governmental affairs and will include …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Van Smith in House District 42 Special Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC, the Business Council of Alabama’s political action committee, has endorsed farmer and retired educator, Autauga County Commissioner Van Smith in the Alabama House District 42 special primary election scheduled August 20, ProgressPAC Chairman John Mazyck …

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Coalition Commends Legislature for Passage of Bill to Lower the Age for Truck Drivers

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 15, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Leah Garner (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama along with the Alabama Beverage Association, the Alabama Farmers Federation, the Alabama Retail Association, the Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives (AREA), the Alabama Trucking Association, …

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BCA, ATN Announce Manufacturers of the Year for 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network today announced the 2019 Manufacturer of The Year (MOTY) winners during an awards luncheon ceremony at the Alabama Activity Center. The Manufacturers of the Year …

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BCA Issues Statement on Rebuild Alabama Act being Signed into law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMER, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO Katie Boyd Britt today released this statement following Governor Kay Ivey signing the Rebuild Alabama Act: “Today is a terrific day for the state of Alabama,” said BCA …

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Big 5 Chambers and CCAA Join The BCA in Support of The Rebuild Alabama Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The “Big 5 Chambers” of Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) united with the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) today to urge their support for Governor Kay Ivey’s Rebuild Alabama bill.  The Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA), Chamber …

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David Cole and Molly Cagle join BCA Government Affairs Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today announced David Cole has been named senior vice president of governmental affairs and Molly Cagle has been named vice president of governmental affairs. “David and Molly bring a wealth of experience and have proven track …

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BCA Commends Governor Ivey’s Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today praised Governor Kay Ivey’s Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan. Her plan will provide much needed additional funding to enhance and improve Alabama’s transportation system at both the state and local levels. “The road to our future …

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Katie Boyd Britt Named President of Business Council of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 7, 2018 Montgomery, Ala. — The Business Council of Alabama has selected Alabama native Katie Boyd Britt as the organization’s next president. Britt, who currently serves as Chief of Staff to United States Senator Richard C. Shelby, will start the job on January 2, 2019. “We are excited …

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