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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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BCA Comments on Infrastructure Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 13, 2017) – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary today issued the following statement following House Bill 487 being carried over: “It’s been a quarter-century since Alabama last increased its infrastructure investment and we understand that change …

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BCA Cheers Trump Announcement to Revive Export-Import Bank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. –Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William Canary today issued a statement praising the announcement by the Trump Administration that the president would fill two vacancies on the agency’s five-member board. The two vacancies have prevented the bank from having a …

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BCA Applauds House Committee for Advancing Infrastructure Bill to House Floor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 11, 2017) – The Business Council of Alabama today praised members of the House Transportation, Utilities & Infrastructure Committee for favorably reporting HB 487, by Rep. Bill Poole, R-Tuscaloosa. HB 487 is legislation that will provide much-needed additional funding to enhance …

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Business Council of Alabama Releases Statement on Kay Ivey Becoming Alabama’s 54th Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 10, 2017) – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary today released the following statement following Kay Ivey taking the oath of office as Alabama’s 54th governor: “The Business Council of Alabama wishes Governor Kay Ivey success as …

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Mobile Cryotherapy Receives USA ‘Small Business Game Changer’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2017 MOBILE, Ala. – (April 8, 2017) – Mobile Cryotherapy located on Airport Boulevard in Mobile, Ala., was named the recipient of the Business Council of Alabama’s “University of South Alabama’s Small Business Game Changer” award. Mobile Cryotherapy was awarded a complimentary full slate of …

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BCA Opposes Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary today released the following statement in opposition to SB 67 by Sen. Linda Coleman-Madison, which is scheduled for a vote in the Senate Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development Committee later this afternoon. …

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