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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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Representative Chesteen Receives Business Champion Award for Internet Access Bill

Business Council of Alabama Chairman Jeff Coleman, right, president and CEO of Coleman Worldwide Moving in Dothan, presents the Business Champion Award to state Rep. Donnie Chesteen, R-Geneva FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DOTHAN, Ala. (April 3, 2017) – State Rep. Donnie Chesteen of Geneva today received the Business Champion Award for …

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Lee County Senator Whatley Receives Business Champion Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 28, 2017 OPELIKA, Ala. – (Feb. 27, 2017) Lee County Sen. Tom Whatley on today received the Business Champion Award for handling legislation to regulate lawsuit lenders and bring fairness and stability to Alabama’s tort process. The award was presented to Sen. Whatley, R-Auburn, by Business Council …

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Fayette Rep. Kyle South Receives Business Champion Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 22, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Fayette County Rep. Kyle South received the Business Champion Award today for his successful sponsorship of small business tax relief legislation that enables businesses to hire new employees. In the 2016 legislative session, the Fayette Republican sponsored HB 36, the Alabama Small …

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Ways and Means Education Chairman Bill Poole Receives Business Champion Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 21, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – House Ways and Means Education Chairman Bill Poole received the Business Champion Award today for his commitment to improving Alabama’s public education. BCA President and CEO William J. Canary, West Alabama Chamber President and CEO Jim Page, who is a BCA board …

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Representative Matt Fridy Receives Business Champion Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 21, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Shelby County Rep. Matt Fridy received the Business Champion Award today for his expert handling of legislation to curb the proliferation of deceptive-trade practices class-action lawsuits that could have slipped into court due to a technical ruling by a federal appellate court. …

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Senator Cam Ward Receives Business Champion Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Feb. 21, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Shelby County Sen. Cam Ward received the Business Champion Award today for sponsorship of legislation to regulate lawsuit lenders and bring stability and fairness to the tort process. The award was presented by Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. …

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Montgomery Senator Receives Business champion Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Feb. 15, 2017 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today presented state Sen. Quinton Ross with the Business Champion Award for passage of legislation that simplifies tax regulations by combining filing deadlines. Sen. Ross, D-Montgomery, in the 2016 legislative session sponsored Senate Bill 263 that …

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