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Business Council of Alabama Votes to Create New Governance Structure; Departed Companies Return

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama has approved a plan that strengthens the organization’s governance structure to include a range of business leaders. The BCA board of directors approved the plan today and named a new executive committee to help lead the …

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BCA’s Canary Announces Departure, Accepts Position at U.S. Chamber

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 6, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary announced today that he is leaving the BCA and has accepted a position as senior fellow at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “I am announcing today that I am …

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BCA Plans for it’s Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 25, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama Board of Directors met via conference call today to be apprised of the ongoing work of its Executive Committee the last several months to implement its plan for the transition and succession of executive leadership at …

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BCA Statement on the Death of J.B. Brand, Jr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2018 Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary issued a statement following the news of the death of J.B. Brand, Jr., a co-founder of the BCA: “We at the Business Council of Alabama are deeply saddened at the death of J.B. Brand, …

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Statement from the BCA Chairman on “Planning our Future”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Executive Committee and Officers of the Business Council of Alabama met today in a face-to-face discussion entitled “Planning our Future.”  Now is the time for our organization to create its own plan of action for our future governance and leadership.  …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Judge Christy Edwards in June 5 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The ProgressPAC board of directors has endorsed Alabama Tax Court Judge Christy Olinger Edwards in the June 5 Alabama Court of Civil Appeals Place 1 Republican primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp announced today. Edwards seeks the seat on the Alabama Court …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Marcus Paramore in House District 89 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18,  2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC has endorsed Troy City Council President Marcus Paramore in the House of Representatives District 89 June 5 Republican primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp announced. ProgressPAC is the political arm of the Business Council of Alabama. …

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BCA, ATN Announce Manufacturers of the Year for 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network today announced the 2018 Manufacturer of The Year winners during an awards luncheon ceremony at the Alabama Activity Center. The Manufacturers of the Year in the large, medium, and small manufacturer categories, respectively, are ADTRAN Inc. in …

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BCA Statement on the Death of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Statement from Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William Canary, who worked in the White House under President George H.W. Bush, on the death of Former First Lady Barbara Bush: “I was blessed to have known this beautiful person. From the many campaigns, the opportunity given …

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ProgressPAC Makes Dual Endorsement in Supreme Court Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC has endorsed both Justice Brad Mendheim and Judge Sarah Stewart in the Alabama Supreme Court, Place 1, June 5 Republican primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp announced today. ProgressPAC is the political arm of the Business …

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