Category: <span>Releases</span>

Press Release: Trump Credited for Reopening of an Alabama Coal Company; $3 Million Excavator Named In His Honor
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Press Release: Trump Credited for Reopening of an Alabama Coal Company; $3 Million Excavator Named In His Honor

As a thank you to President Donald J. Trump for his efforts to revive the coal industry, RJR Mining has named its newest excavator “Trump.” Idle since February 2014, the Cullman mining company has reopened and is operating its largest surface mine to date thanks to Trump’s rollback of onerous Obama era regulations. “This will...

Release: Coalition of Local Young Professionals Endorse MPS School Board Candidates
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Release: Coalition of Local Young Professionals Endorse MPS School Board Candidates

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A diverse, bipartisan coalition of Montgomery-area young professionals today endorsed four candidates for seats on the Montgomery County Board of Education as part of its effort to elect new leadership for Montgomery schools. The candidate endorsements were made by the Expect More for Montgomery Public Schools Campaign. Expect More for MPS is a diverse,...

Statement from BCA Chairman Perry Hand
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Statement from BCA Chairman Perry Hand

Business Council of Alabama Chairman Perry Hand released the following statement after Monday’s executive committee meeting in which the organization adopted a “succession plan.” CEO Billy Canary is set to retire when his contract is up in 2020. “The Executive Committee and Officers of the Business Council of Alabama met today in a face-to-face discussion entitled “Planning...

Alabama Bankers Association: Myth v. Fact on S.B. 2155
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Alabama Bankers Association: Myth v. Fact on S.B. 2155

Claim: This bill only helps the nation’s biggest banks. Fact: There are roughly 5,700 banks in this country and nearly all of them (98 percent) have less than $10 billion in assets. The majority of the provisions in this bill are directed toward these community banks by reducing cost-prohibitive rules that were never meant for...

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11th Circuit gets appeal in judge’s bombing death

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court is considering a challenge by an Alabama inmate trying to avoid being put to death this month for a judge’s mail-bomb killing nearly 30 years ago. Records show the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has a petition filed by Walter Leroy Moody Jr. He’s scheduled for...