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Week Five of the 2020 Session

MAJORITY LEADER LEDBETTER: IT’S NOT ABOUT POLITICS, IT’S ABOUT DOING WHAT’S BEST FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR STATE This week’s BCA Governmental Affairs Committee Briefing featured House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter. Leader Ledbetter updated attendees on all the Legislature is doing to address the issue of mental health in the …

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Week Four of the 2020 Session

SPEAKER MCCUTCHEON: HOUSE IS FOCUSED ON QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION This week’s BCA Governmental Affairs Committee briefing featured Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mac McCutcheon. Speaker McCutcheon shared with attendees insights on issues such as education, the budgets, and addressing Alabama’s mental health concerns. When it …

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Week Three of the 2020 Session

SENATE PRO TEM MARSH TALKS EDUCATION AND PRISON ISSUES AT BCA BRIEFING This week’s BCA Governmental Affairs Committee briefing featured Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh who discussed several important issues such as Amendment One and legislation related to addressing Alabama’s prison issues. Senator Marsh stressed the need for support …

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Week Two of the 2020 session

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT A KEY ISSUE FOR LT. GOVERNOR AINSWORTH Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth headlined BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee briefing on Tuesday and shared the progress he and his office have made on issues such as workforce development and growing Alabama’s military industry. On workforce development, Lt. Governor Ainsworth highlighted the …

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BCA Names Helena Duncan as Director of Strategic Operations and Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 10, 2020 Contact: Joshua Vaughn (334) 240-8740 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today announced the addition of Helena Duncan to the BCA team. She will serve as the newly created Director of Strategic Operations and Growth. Helena comes to BCA with over 30 …

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Week One of the 2020 session

The Business Council of Alabama kicked off the 2020 Legislative Session by hosting Governor Kay Ivey at the BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee briefing on Tuesday, where she spoke about the successes achieved last year working together with the private sector. “In bipartisan efforts and collaboration, we have been able to …

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BCA Announces 2020 Congressional Endorsements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 4, 2020 Contact: Joshua Vaughn (334) 240-8740 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The board of directors for the Business Council of Alabama has endorsed six congressional candidates who are running for election in 2020.  The candidates are: AL-01 – Chris Pringle AL-02 – Jeff Coleman AL-03 – Mike Rogers AL-04 – Robert Aderholt …

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BCA Announces the Organization’s 2020 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 29, 2020 Contact: Joshua Vaughn (334) 240-8740 MONTGOMERY, Alabama. – The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced the organization’s 2020 board of directors and executive committee, including a new chairman. John Mazyck has been elected as chairman of the board, succeeding Mark Crosswhite. Prior to being …

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BCA Names Andrea Hutchings as Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

The Business Council of Alabama is pleased to announce that Andrea Hutchings has joined our team as Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. Her primary roles will include coordinating logistics and strategic operations for the President and CEO serving as a liaison to the BCA Board of Directors, coordinating …

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Congratulations to the 2019 Small Business Award Winners

Congratulations to all of the 2019 Alabama Small Business of the Year finalists who were selected from nominations made by local Alabama chambers of commerce. They were judged in four categories: community involvement, chamber participation, business success, and overall deservedness. Of the finalists, winners where chosen in four categories based …

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