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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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ProgressPAC Endorses Attorney General Steve Marshall in Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – ProgressPAC has endorsed Attorney General Steve Marshall in the June 5 Republican attorney general primary, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp announced. The ProgressPAC board of directors voted to endorse Marshall because of his character and his support of issues that are important …

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ProgressPAC Endorses Rex Reynolds in March House District 21 Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors of ProgressPAC has endorsed businessman and former Huntsville Police Chief Rex Reynolds in the Alabama House District 21 special general election scheduled March 27, ProgressPAC Chairman Mike Kemp said today. Reynolds is the Republican nominee for the …

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BCA Leadership Comments on Governor Ivey’s First State of the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 9, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama Chairman Perry Hand and BCA President and CEO William J. Canary said Alabama’s business community finds much to support in Governor Kay Ivey’s agenda for the 2018 regular legislative session that began today. “The business community applauds …

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BCA-Georgia Chamber Heads Make Friendly Wager on Championship Game

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 4, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama has Georgia on its mind between now and Monday when the University of Alabama meets the University of Georgia Bulldogs in Atlanta to settle the 2017 football season collegiate national championship. In keeping with the spirit of the season’s finale, …

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Business Council of Alabama Chairman’s Dinner Award Recipient Rick Hall Remembered

From left, Alabama Music Hall of Fame board member Judy Hood; BCA 2015 Chairman Marty Abroms; Rick Hall; and, Jimmy Johnson, Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section musician and former AMHOF board member, at Chairman’s Award presentation during 2015 Chairman’s Dinner. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Jan. 2, 2018) – Rick Hall, an American music …

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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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