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April 29, 2020

Sierra Club, GASP ‘threatening the economic livelihood of Alabama’s own businesses’

During these times of unrest and uncertainty, Alabamians understand the importance of protecting jobs firsthand and maintaining the resources that fuel our economy. It is disheartening […]
April 29, 2020

BP donates jet fuel to COVID-19 US relief efforts

Donations to FedEx Express and Alaska Airlines help speed delivery of personal protective equipment and other essential goods nationwide. HOUSTON – BP (NYSE: BP) will supply 3 million […]
March 19, 2020

Shame on Energy Alabama, GASP for Politicizing COVID-19

For days, the anti-utility groups Energy Alabama and GASP have waged a vicious social media campaign against Alabama Power Company and tried to bully state regulators. […]
October 31, 2019

Pike County Schools to expand academies, dual enrollment

Pending final approval on November 12, the Pike County Board of Education plans to unveil four new dual enrollment Associate Degree Academy programs for Pike County […]
October 20, 2019

Supporting a patient-focused solution for surprise medical billing

The last thing anyone wants to get in the mail when recovering from a serious medical issue is an unexpected invoice for thousands of dollars. Surprise […]
October 17, 2019

Educators encourage high school students to attend trade schools

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The manufacturing industry has been booming in Alabama for years. With the growing number of manufacturers coming to Alabama, there is a […]
October 15, 2019

Congress Must End Surprise Billing the Right Way

by Stewart Burkhalter Surprise medical billing is a longstanding problem that contributes the rising costs of care patients face in our health care system. Momentum to […]
October 15, 2019

Workforce Development | Kay Ivey – Governor of Alabama

The Success Plus Postsecondary Education Attainment Goal Governor Ivey tasked the Alabama Attainment Committee, a subcommittee of the Alabama Workforce Council, to develop a statewide goal […]
October 15, 2019

Made in Alabama Workforce and Training Resource

The Department of Commerce’s Workforce Development Division is dedicated to assisting the growth of Alabama businesses and the workers that sustain their operations. By directing individuals […]