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State officials hope a build-lease approach to new prisons will be the key to solving Alabama’s chronic prison overcrowding. But details are scarce.
Legislators have become convinced of the net benefits of extending Medicaid, but they’re stuck on the horns of budget earmarking. Maybe the lottery issue, too.
In its first year of investments, the $25 million Alabama Futures Fund has spurred four promising young tech companies to move their headquarters to Alabama.
“Real estate has had a great run, prices have gone up, but it’s peaking out and we are at a point where lots of bad things could happen.” — K.C. Conway, chief economist for the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute
In its first year of investments the $25 million Alabama Futures Fund has spurred three promising young tech companies to move their headquarters to Birmingham.
International giant Bayer is reaping a whirlwind of hurt after its buyout of Monsanto, maker of Roundup. Attorneys with top Alabama plaintiff firms wade into the tsunami of product liability claims.
The national fraud meter is crackling at some historic peaks. In a profession in which auditors are hired by the company, just what is “auditor independence?” And when do you call in a special team?
Tom McLeod founded a national leader in logistics — Hoover-based McLeod Software, with 450 employees dedicated to the increasingly complex operations of 950 trucking fleets.
94-year-old engineering heavyweight Volkert Inc. is rapidly growing a new energy division.
The king of Alabama mass-marketing plaintiff attorneys tells us his back story.