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Post-Covid, Foreign Investment Rules Tighten

Owners and investors need to know — expansion of regulations gaps closed in national security reviews new inclusion of medical supplies and food non-controlling...

Winners, Losers from This Year’s Legislative Session

As we began 2020, lawmakers had high hopes for the regular session. The economy was booming, state revenue was up and there was even...

Breaking Down Alabama’s New ‘Safer at Home’ Order

At a press conference April 28, Gov. Kay Ivey announced a partial relaxation of restrictions she imposed, on March 27, in an earlier Stay...

Jones Urges Creation of Health Care Manufacturing Task Force

With visions of a new wave of industrial renaissance for Alabama, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones has urged Gov. Kay Ivey to create a health...

Alabama Unemployment Claims Steady vs. Florida Logjam

Comparisons of Alabama to its neighbors, particularly Florida, usually do not invite good will for Alabama. But Alabamians out of work because of the...

The State Giveth and the State Taketh Away: Occupational Taxes

Alabama municipalities must seek state approval to levy occupational taxes

463 Alabama Cities and Towns Queue for CARES Relief

Alabama's 463 cities and towns are in the virus crisis queue for their share of the $1.9 billion the CARES Act appears to have...

Cam Ward: Back Local Retail in Ala.’s Sales-Tax Economy

This is part of a continuing series of commentaries by Alabama business and community leaders about the coronavirus crisis.

Law Software Entrepreneur Raises $1.5 Million

Former practicing attorney turned entrepreneur Lauren Sturdivant recently raised $1.5 million in Series Seed II investment funding for the Birmingham company she founded in...

State Census Initiative Fights an Uphill Battle

Gov. Kay Ivey leads a rally calling for Alabama residents to participate in the 2020 Census that officially begins on April 1, but her...

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