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Phil Williams: Uncle Sugar

I hate the idea of BSC going away. But I also hate that actions should have no consequences. Bad form should not be bailed out with our tax dollars.

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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. 

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State Treasurer Young Boozer: If Birmingham-Southern College closes, it's on them, not the State Treasurer

I stand by my decision to deny using Alabama taxpayer dollars for a loan to an institution which I believe has been grossly mismanaged for many years.

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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.

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State to consider purchasing eliminated state motor vehicle pool property for $2.69 million

State officials will consider purchasing property in Montgomery where the state’s motor vehicle pool used to be located.

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Government efficiency group recommends creating new state agency for licensing boards, offering paid parental leave to state employees

Members of Gov. Kay Ivey’s Study Group on Efficiency in State Government recommended creating a new state agency to house occupational licensing boards and commissions on Tuesday.

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Government efficiency study group to consider recommending creating new state agency for boards, commissions

Members of Gov. Kay Ivey’s Study Group on Efficiency in State Government will consider next week whether to recommend creating a new state agency to house occupational licensing boards and commissions.

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Birmingham-Southern president Daniel Coleman confident ‘that, at a minimum, we will complete the academic year’

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) will likely stay open until at least the end of the 2024 spring semester after possibly securing additional funding from the city of Birmingham and other sources, according to BSC president Daniel Coleman. 

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Birmingham-Southern College president Daniel Coleman reports ‘new potential sources of funding’ to stop school from closing

“New potential sources of funding have engaged” with Birmingham-Southern College in efforts to keep the private school open, according to Birmingham-Southern College president Daniel Coleman.

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State Treasurer Boozer to increase Israel bond holdings by $6 million

The State of Alabama will increase its investment in Israeli bonds on Wednesday.

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Birmingham-Southern: State Treasurer Boozer ‘not factually accurate’ on $30 million state loan denial

A Birmingham-Southern spokesperson restated their position that they should’ve been given  a state loan in response to a statement over the weekend by Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer calling them a “terrible credit risk.”

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State Treasurer Young Boozer calls out Birmingham-Southern president Daniel Coleman for 'incendiary rhetoric' — Declares BSC a 'terrible credit risk'

Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer is “disappointed with the incendiary rhetoric” of Birmingham-Southern College president Daniel Coleman after he said last week Boozer acted in “bad faith” in denying a state loan to the private school.

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State Sen. Orr: Birmingham, Jefferson County ‘really should’ve stepped up’ on backing Birmingham-Southern College loan

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) might’ve received a planned $30 million state loan if the city of Birmingham and Jefferson County governments had “stepped up” to guarantee or fund some of the loan, according to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur).

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Judge dismisses Birmingham-Southern’s lawsuit against State Treasurer Young Boozer

Montgomery County Circuit Judge James Anderson dismissed a lawsuit on Wednesday filed by Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) last week against Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer.

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AG Marshall asks judge to dismiss Birmingham-Southern's $30 million state loan lawsuit

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall asked Montgomery County Circuit Judge James Anderson on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit recently filed by Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) against Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer for denying the private school a $30 million state loan last week. 

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Birmingham-Southern College will ‘likely’ close, have mass layoffs at end of fall semester without $30 million state loan, attorney says

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) will likely shut down at the end of the semester absent a court order forcing Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer to issue the private school a $30 million state loan.

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Birmingham-Southern College sues State Treasurer Boozer for blocking $30 million loan

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) officials filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer after he notified the private school he was denying its requested $30 million state loan.

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Treasurer’s Office begins accepting distressed college loan applications

The Alabama State Treasurer’s Office is now accepting applications for the Distressed Institutions of Higher Education Revolving Loan Program. 

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State Treasurer Young Boozer requests AG’s opinion on constitutionality of distressed college loan program

State Treasurer Young Boozer said on Friday he’s requested an opinion from the Alabama Attorney General’s Office about the constitutionality of the Distressed Institutions of Higher Education Revolving Loan Program recently passed by the legislature.

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Ivey joins DeSantis in fight against Biden over ESG in retirement funds, signs joint statement vowing to 'leverage state pension' against woke investing

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey joined Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and 17 other states to oppose President Joe Biden’s efforts to keep environmental, social and governance investing in employee pension plans.

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Study group to look for ‘efficiency’ in state government

A study group made up of elected officials and state employees will soon begin to look for ways to “improve efficiency and streamline operations” in the executive branch of state government.

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State Treasurer Boozer, Retirement Systems of Alabama deny using ESG criteria for investments

Alabama state treasurer Young Boozer assured that the Alabama State Treasury (AST) does not make investment decisions using ESG criteria.

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State Treasurer: Alabama's treasury fund at $10.6 billion, up from $3.6 billion in 2019

The State of Alabama's coffers are flush with cash, at least for now.

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The Alabama Forestry Association endorses Young Boozer for State Treasurer

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) announced it endorses Republican incumbent Young Boozer for State Treasurer...

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Statewide constitutional office candidates report robust fundraising

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Secretary of State’s office released the latest campaign finance reports on Friday. The incumbent Governor....