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American Hero to Headline BCA’s 2015 Chairman’s Dinner

MONTGOMERY—The chairman of the Business Council of Alabama today announced that Robert O’Neill will be the keynote speaker at the BCA’s 2015 Chairman’s Dinner that will be held on October 6 in Birmingham. “Robert O’Neill is one of the most highly decorated combat veterans of our time, and we are …

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This week’s edition of BCA’s Capital Briefing has been published. (3/30/15-4/3/15)

The Capital Briefing is a weekly digest of action taken on legislation of interest to business and is published weekly during regular and special sessions of the Alabama Legislature. It includes a summary of remarks made by speakers at BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee meetings and often features video interviews with …

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BCA Mourns the Passing of Marty Sullivan

MONTGOMERY–The President and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama today issued a statement following news of the death of Marty Sullivan, the former long-time Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at the BCA.  Marty served the BCA for more than a decade.  “We are deeply saddened by Marty’s death …

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This week’s editions of BCA’s Capital and Washington Briefings have been published. (3/16/15-3/20/15)

The Capital Briefing is a weekly digest of action taken on legislation of interest to business and is published weekly during regular and special sessions of the Alabama Legislature. It includes a summary of remarks made by speakers at BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee meetings and often features video interviews with …

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BCA Commends Alabama Legislature for Passing Charter School Legislation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary issued the following statement Wednesday evening following passage of the School Choice and Student Opportunity, Senate Bill 45: “I applaud the House and Senate for having the bold leadership to pass this important legislation so quickly in …

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BCA Comments On School Choice Bill Ahead of House Vote

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary issued the following statement ahead of Wednesday’s expected House vote on the School Choice and Student Opportunity “Very simply, we think parents should have a choice” Canary said. “It’s not the silver bullet, but it’s one more …

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This week’s editions of BCA’s Capital and Washington Briefings have been published. (3/9/15-3/13/15)

The Capital Briefing is a weekly digest of action taken on legislation of interest to business and is published weekly during regular and special sessions of the Alabama Legislature. It includes a summary of remarks made by speakers at BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee meetings and often features video interviews with …

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This week’s editions of BCA’s Capital and Washington Briefings have been published. (3/2/15-3/6/15)

The Capital Briefing is a weekly digest of action taken on legislation of interest to business and is published weekly during regular and special sessions of the Alabama Legislature. It includes a summary of remarks made by speakers at BCA’s Governmental Affairs Committee meetings and often features video interviews with …

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BCA President and CEO Testifies in Support of School Choice Bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Senate Education and Youth Affairs Committee today favorably reported the public charter school bill known as the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act that is supported by the Business Council of Alabama. In House committee action, House Bill 38 that would appropriate $5 million for dual-enrollment, …

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