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This week’s editions of BCA’s Capital and Washington Briefings have been published. (2/24/14-2/28/14)

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 Applauds Senate for Passing Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights II

MONTGOMERY—Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary issued the following statement after the Senate passed HB105, the Alabama Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights II:  “Alabama taxpayers finally can claim victory with today’s passage of TBOR II. For years, the Business Council of Alabama has been working on behalf …

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This week’s edition of BCA’s Capital Briefing has been published. (2/17/14-2/21/14)

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. (2/10/14-2/14/14)

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 Death of Pamela Burnham, former board member

MONTGOMERY–The Business Council of Alabama family is mourning the passing of former BCA board member Pamela Burnham, who died February 6.  She served as the executive director of the Saraland Chamber of Commerce for 16 years and was a member of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama board of …

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This week’s editions of BCA’s Capital and Washington Briefings have been published. (2/3/14-2/7/14)

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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Canary Testifies in Support of the Alabama Future Workforce Initiative, calls bill a ‘no-brainer’

MONTGOMERY—Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary testified before the House Ways and Means Education Committee today in support of HB384, the Alabama Future Workforce Initiative, sponsored by Rep. Mac Buttram, R-Cullman. The legislation would authorize limited tax credits for personal or corporate donations to a dual-enrollment …

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This week’s editions of BCA’s Capital and Washington Briefings have been published. (1/27/14-1/31/14)

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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Canary: Legislature should leave alone Alabama’s College and Career Ready Standards

The 2014 session of the Alabama Legislature is underway, and while a number of important issues are being debated and discussed, perhaps no issue has garnered more attention or been the source of more misinformation than Alabama’s College and Career Ready Standards. These standards, which were put into place by …

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Canary speaks at annual commerce meeting

By Josh Bergeron, Selma Times-Journal A group of heroes gathered Thursday at the Carl C. Morgan Convention Center. During the Selma-Dallas County Centre For Commerce’s annual meeting, Business Council of Alabama President Billy Canary called attendees heroes for work already accomplished, but challenged them to strive to continue improving the …

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