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The Business Council of Alabama announces Montgomery native, Joshua J.R. Williams, Intern for Summer 2019 term

The Business Council of Alabama is pleased to announce that Montgomery native, Joshua J.R. Williams, will be joining us for the Summer 2019 term. Josh is a rising senior at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville and is majoring in English language and literature with an anticipated graduation date of May …

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Week 9 of the 2019 Session

The Legislature completed three session days and concluded its 21st legislative day this week. In what is believed to be one of the final weeks of the session, several bills made their way to the governor, including a bill to lower the age for commercial truck drivers. By the end of …

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Business Council of Alabama Names Mississippi State University Sophomore to BCA Internship

  The Business Council of Alabama is pleased to announce Reagan Clark is serving as an intern for the summer 2019 term. Reagan is a rising sophomore at Mississippi State University majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish and made the President’s list and the Dean’s list. At …

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Alabama Ahead of the Game as Infrastructure Week 2019 Gets Underway

This week is the seventh annual Infrastructure Week – a national week of advocacy and education that spotlights the need to revitalize, modernize, and invest in infrastructure. The Business Council of Alabama and the Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure have joined hundreds business and advocacy groups from across the country, including …

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Coalition Commends Legislature for Passage of Bill to Lower the Age for Truck Drivers

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 15, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston or Leah Garner (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama along with the Alabama Beverage Association, the Alabama Farmers Federation, the Alabama Retail Association, the Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives (AREA), the Alabama Trucking Association, …

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Week 8 of the 2019 Session

The Legislature completed three session days and concluded its 18th legislative day this week.  Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, with the support of Governor Kay Ivey proposed replacing the Alabama State School Board with a new board that would be appointed by the governor. By the end of 18th …

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Week 7 of the 2019 Session

With more than one-third of the 2019 legislative session in the books, week 7 saw Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, appointed chairman of the Joint Transportation Committee, House passage of a bill to lower the driving age for a commercial driver’s license, and the unemployment compensation bill moves one step closer …

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BCA, ATN Announce Manufacturers of the Year for 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network today announced the 2019 Manufacturer of The Year (MOTY) winners during an awards luncheon ceremony at the Alabama Activity Center. The Manufacturers of the Year …

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Week 6 of the 2019 Session

With more than one-third of the 2019 legislative session in the books, week 6 saw both bills to lower the age for truck drivers advance and the Senate passed a lottery bill and an unemployment compensation bill. The Alabama House had filed 502 bills and the Senate 329 bills. The …

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