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Alabama Lawmakers Nearing End of Session

Dan Alabama, Legislative

With Alabama lawmakers working to wrap up the 2019 legislative session, efforts on the budget took place this week. Leigha Cauthen, executive director of the Alabama Agribusiness Council, has an update on the budget and on a bill of interest to rural Alabama. The Alabama Agribusiness Council provides an interactive bill tracker with links to bill text, sponsor information and …

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Slower Pace for Alabama Legislature

Dan Alabama, Legislative

It was somewhat of a slower pace this week during the 2019 Alabama Legislative Session in Montgomery, but action of interest to agriculture did take place Wednesday. Executive Director of the Alabama Agribusiness Council (AAC), Leigha Cauthen, says that was a full day of committee meetings. The Alabama Agribusiness Council provides an interactive bill tracker with links to bill text, …

New Date for Alabama Agribusiness Council Legislative Reception

Dan Alabama, Legislative

Due to the unpredictable schedule of the Alabama special legislative session, the Alabama Agribusiness Council (AAC) Legislative Reception has been rescheduled for April 10. Governor Kay Ivey called a special session, mainly so lawmakers could discuss an additional excise tax on gas and diesel fuel. So the Alabama Agribusiness Council hopes you can attend the reception later in the session as it honors …

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Alabama Agribusiness Council Foundation Offering Scholarship

Dan Alabama, Education, Legislative

The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session kicks off Tuesday, March 5th in Montgomery. And again this year Southeast AgNet will be getting weekly reports about bills of interest to agriculture from the Alabama Agribusiness Council (AAC). But before the session kicks off, AAC Executive Director Leigha Cauthen has information about a deadline coming up through their Foundation they want folks to be aware of.