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House Education Committee Chair Describes Alabama’s Unprecedented Political Whirlwind

Last week highlighted the power of women in Alabama politics, the chair of a House education committee proudly said at today’s Business Council of Alabama’s Tuesday briefing. Robert R. McGhee, vice chairman of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, today’s briefing sponsor, introduced House Education Policy Committee Chair Rep. Terri …

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Policy Makers, Officials, and Advocates Joined Together in Examining Education And Workforce Development

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama’s Pathways to Policy Summit on Alabama’s Future held recently at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel spotlighted education and workforce development challenges and opportunities. Speakers at Pathways to Improving Education and Workforce Development included education, workforce, and legislative leaders along …

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“Pathways To Policy” Summit Presented Dynamic Speakers on Challenges Facing Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama’s Pathways to Policy Summit on Alabama’s Future held Oct. 27-28 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel included dynamic speakers and presentations and BCA committee meetings to draft the 2017 legislative agenda for business. Speakers Oct. 27 included Alabama’s top …

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Representative Terri Collins Receives Business Champion Award

Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary, fourth from left, presents Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur, the BCA’s Business Champion Award during a ceremony today at the State House for her leadership and commitment to improving Alabama’s economic climate and education system. From left: Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of …

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Capital Insights – Episode 4: Featuring Rep. Terri Collins [VIDEO]

A series where we ask Alabama lawmakers one question about the session, and one question about themselves. This week’s guest, Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur, was asked about what her student data bill would do for classrooms and workforce development, and her involvement in the Women’s Leadership Council of Morgan County.

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Student Data Bill Will Show Us What Is Working In Education

House Education Policy Committee Chair Terri Collins today said that Alabama needs a student performance measuring tool known as a longitudinal data system that will greatly aid the evaluation of how well students are doing from early schooling to their first jobs. Collins, R-Decatur, has sponsored HB 125. It would …

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House Rules Chairman Urged Support for Transportation Funding

House Rules Committee Chairman Mac McCutcheon at this week’s Business Council of Alabama Tuesday Meeting said while business-backed measures and the General Fund will be on the House’s agenda over the next several legislative days, transportation funding is the significant issue for Alabama’s economic vitality. McCutcheon, R-Huntsville, said transportation funding …

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