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ProgressPAC Endorses Supreme Court Candidate Jay Mitchell in 2018 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 4, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC has endorsed Birmingham attorney James L. “Jay” Mitchell in the June 5, 2018, Republican Supreme Court Place 4 primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Perry Hand announced today. “ProgressPAC is proud to endorse Jay Mitchell in next spring’s …

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Protective Life’s Deborah Long Receives BCA Political Courage Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 21, 2017 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Protective Life Corp.’s Deborah Long on Wednesday was awarded the Business Council of Alabama’s Robert W. “Bubba” Lee Political Courage Award during the BCA’s annual Chairman’s Dinner here. Long joined Protective Life Corp. in 1992 and serves as executive vice president, …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Supreme Court Justice Will Sellers in 2018 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 11, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC has endorsed Alabama Supreme Court Justice Will Sellers in the 2018 Republican Supreme Court primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Perry Hand announced today. “ProgressPAC is proud to endorse Alabama Supreme Court Justice Will Sellers in next spring’s …

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Business Council of Alabama Endorses U.S. Sen. Luther Strange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of the Business Council of Alabama has endorsed U.S. Sen. Luther Strange in the special primary election runoff for the U.S. Senate. “The Business Council of Alabama is proud to endorse U.S. Sen. Luther Strange in his …

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BCA Member Trey Glenn Named EPA Region 4 Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 22, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Monday announced the appointment of Business Council of Alabama member and former Alabama environmental agency director Trey Glenn as EPA Region 4 administrator. Glenn, an environmental engineer with 22 years of environmental and …

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Business Council of Alabama Releases 2017 Book Time and Again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 14, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama has released its 2017 book of state and federal activities, Time and Again: The Courage to Remain Consistent, which chronicles events of Alabama’s premier business advocacy organization since the release of Unfinished Business last year. Prepared …

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BCA Commends Governor’s Appointment of Will Sellers to Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 25, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary today issued the following statement upon the news that Governor Kay Ivey had appointed William B. Sellers as an Associate Justice to the Alabama Supreme Court: “Justice Sellers is well-positioned to …

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Senate Votes to Saddle Alabama Businesses with Obamacare-Style Tax Hike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Senate today voted 33-1 to pass an Obamacare-style tax hike mandating health insurance plans to cover certain treatments for autism spectrum disorder. The bill would mandate coverage for autism therapies even though the overwhelming majority of policyholders who will pay for …

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BCA Applauds Governor Ivey’s Appointment of Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 26, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary today issued the following statement upon the news that Governor Kay Ivey had appointed Associate Justice Lyn Stuart to be Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court: “Chief Justice Stuart has …

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BCA, ATN Announce Manufacturers of the Year for 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network today announced the winners of the 2017 Manufacturer of the Year Awards during a luncheon ceremony at the Alabama Activity Center. In addition, BCA partner Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association unveiled the …

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