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BCA Speaks in Support of Alabama’s High Academic Standards

“Here we are again, asking you to not repeal something that our children need, our teachers want, the military demands and Alabama business leaders require.“ MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary testified today before the Senate Education and Youth Affairs Committee regarding SB …

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BCA Comments on Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Affirm State’s Right-To-Work Status

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary testified today before the House Constitution, Campaigns, and Elections Committee regarding, HB 37, the proposed constitutional amendment to ensure Alabama is a right-to-work state. The amendment declares that the right to work may not be denied or …

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BCA Applauds Pro-Business Initiatives in House GOP Caucus Agenda

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Jan. 28, 2016 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Dana Beyerle (334) 834-6000 BCA Applauds Pro-Business Initiatives in House GOP Caucus Agenda MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today applauded several pro-business measures in the 2016 regular legislative session agenda released by the Alabama House of …

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AAIA and BCA Coordinate Efforts for Aerospace Initiative

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Alabama Aerospace Industry Association and the Business Council of Alabama announce their agreement to work together for the aerospace industry in Alabama. Each organization individually supports the growth of Alabama’s aerospace industry and has for many years. The agreement signed Dec. 4 by AAIA Chairman Al …

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New Ozone Rule Will Inflict Pain on Alabama Manufacturers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary, National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons, and Neenah Enterprises, Inc. President and CEO and NAM Small and Medium Manufacturers Group Chair Tom Riordan, who represent manufacturers and business across the United States and …

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Sen. Phil Williams Receives Business Champion Award

  MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama along with the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama today presented Sen. Phil Williams, R-Gadsden, the Business Champion Award for his commitment to improving Alabama’s economic development and industrial recruitment. BCA President and CEO William J. Canary presented the award to …

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Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh Receives Business Champion Award

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama along with the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama and the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce today presented Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh with the Business Champion Award for his commitment to improving Alabama’s economic climate and education system.   …

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BCA Introduces ‘Small Business Game Changer’ Partnership With Auburn Athletics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama will award one small business in the state of Alabama a complimentary 2016 Auburn Athletics partnership by Auburn IMG Sports Marketing, Auburn University Athletics’ multimedia rights holder, announced today. The BCA has aligned with Auburn IMG Sports Marketing to create “Small Business …

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BCA to Award One Small Business Complimentary 2016 Alabama Football Sponsorship

Business Council of Alabama Introduces First Opportunity of its Kind to Begin Sept. 1 Montgomery, Ala. (Sept. 1, 2015) – An unprecedented initiative offers one small business in the state of Alabama the opportunity to be awarded a complimentary 2016 Alabama football sponsorship by the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) …

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Business Council of Alabama’s 2015 Book, The Next New Start, Released

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama has released its 2015 book of state and federal activities, The Next New Start. The Next New Start chronicles events of Alabama’s premier business advocacy organization since the release of last year’s book, The Capstone of Progress. Prepared by the BCA staff …

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