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Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
Sen. Jabo Waggoner and Sen. Rodger Smitherman: Birmingham-Southern – a $30 million investment for a $2 billion return

Why did legislators decide to provide a $30 million loan to BSC? The answer is simple.

BSC Alabama News
$30 million Birmingham-Southern College loan bill passes Senate

A bill that would make another attempt at getting a $30 million loan to Birmingham-Southern College passed the Senate by a 22-5 margin on Tuesday night.

Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
State Sen. Waggoner: Revised Birmingham-Southern College loan bill ‘hopefully’ up for Senate vote next week

A bill that would make another attempt at getting a $30 million loan to Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) will likely be considered in the Senate next week. 

BSC Boozer Alabama News
New Birmingham-Southern College bill removes State Treasurer Young Boozer as loan administrator

New legislation filed by State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) on Tuesday would replace Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer as the administrator of a $30 million loan program designed to bail out Birmingham-Southern College.

Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
‘Distressed’ Birmingham-Southern college loan bill passes Senate

The Senate passed legislation on Thursday creating a “revolving loan” program for distressed colleges in Alabama.

State Sen. Jabo Waggoner Alabama News
State Sen. Waggoner on Birmingham-Southern bailout loan: 'This is not anything new as far as giving state money to a private company or private four-year institution'

State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) is continuing his campaign for the Alabama Legislature to rescue the financially beleaguered Birmingham-Southern College.

Amphitheater Alabama News
Taxpayers on hook for Oak Mountain Amphitheatre proposed move — A list of funding, who supports it

North Birmingham is getting the ball rolling on its new amphitheater project that many believe will replace the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham.

Amphitheater Alabama News
State Sen. Jabo Waggoner support for Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move from Pelham to Birmingham poses possible conflict of interest

State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) is placing his support toward moving Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre out of Shelby County and into Jefferson County.

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Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau moves forward with Oak Mountain Amphitheater relocation

The Oak Mountain Amphitheater is one step closer to moving to Birmingham.

Birmingham Water Works Alabama News
Embattled Birmingham Water Works appoints interim purchasing manager

The Birmingham Water Works may have appointed an interim purchasing manager after suddenly retiring the former manager last week.

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State Sen. Jabo Waggoner on Birmingham Water Works scandal: If we don't see some improvement, legislative action 'definitely a possibility'

For the better part of the last decade, State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) has had multiple run-ins with the Birmingham Water Works.

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'Keep Alabama working': Ivey kicks off re-election campaign

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) was at the historic Lloyds Restaurant on U.S. Hwy. 280 in Shelby County Thursday to kick off her re-election...

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Alabama Farmers Federation announces more endorsements

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced another round of state legislative endorsements for the 2022 election....