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May 29, 2014

Alabama coal war: Judge dismisses federal lawsuit seeking to shutter dozens of coal mines

Published by Al.com on May 28, 2014 By Kent Faulk | kfaulk@al.com   BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Black Warrior Riverkeeper last week lost a federal court battle […]
April 18, 2014

EPA regulations not stringent enough, according to local environmental group

By Patrick Cagle Special to AL.com  Posted April 11, 2014 Stacie Propst, executive director of the environmental group GASP, recently published a guest editorial that was […]
April 3, 2014

Alabama legislators show overwhelming, bipartisan support for state’s coal industry and miners

SJR116, COMMENDING THE COAL INDUSTRY AND THE COAL MINERS IN THE STATE OF ALABAMA. WHEREAS, the State of Alabama is blessed with the abundance of coal […]
December 13, 2013

Group says opponents, regional planning commission conspired to kill Northern Beltline project

By: Mike D. Smith | Birmingham News BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The JobKeeper Alliance, a group of business and labor interests formed to support the Northern Beltline, […]
October 9, 2013

JobKeeper Alliance To SELC: Don’t Use Lawsuit To Block 1,300 New Jobs

JobKeeper Alliance issued the following press release on October 9, 2013: Birmingham, Ala.­– JobKeeper Alliance, a job-focused nonprofit organization, is concerned the Southern Environmental Law Center […]
August 27, 2013

ITD & Bigger Pie Forum Lie About Use of Taxpayer Money Being Used to Fight MS Jobs

Press release issued by JobKeeper Alliance on August 27, 2013  Take Away Points: ITD lied when they said they’ve not received any taxpayer money since the […]
August 27, 2013

Recoup Taxpayer Money Being Used by Bigger Pie Forum to Fight Mississippi Jobs

Editorial by Patrick Cagle Originally published by The Clarion-Ledger on August 15, 2013 JobKeeper Alliance, a nonprofit partnership formed between the business community and labor to […]
August 14, 2013

Public hearings held by the Alabama PSC produces results

The three part series of public rate hearings held by the Alabama Public Service Commission to review the ratemaking process for state’s largest electric utility culminated […]
July 22, 2013

Bigger Pie Forum Fighting for Gas Industry, Not Mississippi Consumers

The Bigger Pie Forum’s Kelley Williams and Ashby Foote have a personal stake in seeing Mississippi run solely on natural gas. Their personal agenda will cost […]