With so much news to absorb in recent months, it has been easy to overlook the continuing small business crisis in our state.
By The Business Council of Alabama This week marks a major milestone for Alabama – and not just because we celebrate our sacred right to vote on Tuesday at the ballot box. Sunday, November 1, is the 35th anniversary of the Business Council of Alabama’s (BCA) founding. Formed in 1985 through the consolidation of the...
2020 started as a typical year where many were planning and working with high hopes for a productive legislative session, school year or university semester, or simply hoping for a beautiful spring. Little did we know COVID-19 would turn us all inside out and literally stop the world in its tracks.
As governors who are either the first or second females to be elected in our respective states, we are rightfully proud to see diversity expand among the highest levels of government. Notably, however, our support for Judge Barrett hinges not on her being a female, but rather her superior intellect, unflappable composure and impeccable integrity, all which combine to make her eminently qualified in every way.
As Gov. Ivey noted, the workforce challenges we face right now are far different that those we faced just six months ago. However, as always, our state has risen to those challenges even amid the uncertainty of a global pandemic.