The Business Council of Alabama made another round of judicial endorsements on Wednesday.
The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced former Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) as its new executive vice president on Friday.
Multiple calls by 1819 News to Scofield for confirmation and further questioning have gone unanswered, and several messages, unreturned.
State Auditor Andrew Sorrell defended the fight against government contracts with companies that discriminate using woke environmental, social governance (ESG) criteria in a letter to Troy University on Thursday.
Influential members of Alabama's business community don't want state lawmakers to prohibit government entities from entering into contracts with companies that use environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria to discriminate in business practices.
The Foundation of Individual Rights and Expression addressed a letter last week to Troy University Chancellor Jack Hawkins urging him to address leaked emails in which he and Troy trustees discuss vetting research topics at a free-market think tank due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama.
The Alabama House of Representatives passed four economic incentive bills included in Gov. Kay Ivey’s “Game Plan,” expanding the state’s ability to provide special funding and tax abatements to specific corporations.
On Monday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey revealed more details of her economic incentive “Game Plan,” specifying the actions she wants the Legislature to take this spring.
A leaked email conversation between several trustees at Troy University shows prominent individuals in the state discussing how to “vet topics” at a university-affiliated think tank for being critical of economic incentive programs due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama (BCA).
The Business Council of Alabama announced its new four-year “Renew Alabama” plan last week, promising to continue lobbying the state legislature to keep offering payments and tax credits to select private businesses.
While speaking to the Business Council of Alabama on Tuesday morning, Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) gave his support to expanding economic incentive programs for select businesses in the state.
New leadership in the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) has some wondering if the political tides in the organization are shifting left.
On Wednesday, the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) named Helena Duncan its president and CEO, filling the vacancy left behind by Katie Britt, who resigned from the position when she announced her candidacy for U.S. Senate in June 2021.
During an appearance on Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal" this week, Business Council of Alabama interim executive director Robin Stone was asked to react to a "populist" sentiment that is sometimes at odds with the business community.
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