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Building Alabama’s future workforce: Over 5,300 companies partner with ACCS

Across Alabama, businesses of all sizes are facing a crucial challenge: Finding skilled workers. More than 5,000 businesses who collaborate with the Alabama Community...

Political leaders react to UAW defeat in Alabama – ‘The UAW has no place in Alabama’

Alabama's political leaders are reacting to the recent vote against unionization at a Mercedes plant in Vance, Alabama. According to the final vote certified...

Conecuh County receives ‘A’ rating for potential biomass development

The Conecuh County Commission and Ecostrat Inc., a leading company in assessing and developing biomass supply chains, announced today that the county has received...

Lockheed’s Huntsville facility to produce hypersonic batteries under $756M contract

The Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $756 million contract to deliver additional capability for the nation’s ground-based hypersonic weapon system, the Long Range...

UAW crushed in union vote at Mercedes-Benz

The Detroit-based United Auto Workers (UAW) union took a blustering loss after the results of a high-visibility unionization vote at the Vance, Alabama Mercedes-Benz...

2024 Power & Influence 50: Top 10

Today, we’re proud to introduce the fifth and final installment of the 2024 Power & Influence 50 – the twelfth annual tradition from Yellowhammer...

2024 Power & Influence 50: Numbers 20-11

Today, we’re proud to introduce the fourth installment of the 2024 Power & Influence 50 – the twelfth annual tradition from Yellowhammer News. As the...

Regions Bank receives prestigious export award from U.S. Department of Commerce for first time since 1968

On Tuesday, Regions Bank was presented with the 2024 President’s “E” Award for Export Service by the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C....

2024 Power & Influence 50: Numbers 30-21

Today, we’re proud to introduce the third installment of the 2024 Power & Influence 50 – the twelfth annual tradition from Yellowhammer News. As the...

2024 Power & Influence 50: Numbers 40-31

Today, we’re proud to introduce the second installment of the 2024 Power & Influence 50 – the twelfth annual tradition from Yellowhammer News. As the...

Tim Harrison: Mercedes workers are wise to question UAW campaign promises

The United Auto Workers recently won a workforce unionization vote at a Volkswagen manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Now the union has set its...

Gerrick Wilkins: Alabama’s automotive industry at risk with the unwelcome arrival of UAW

With over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry, I have had the privilege of watching Alabama ascend to the forefront of manufacturing...

2024 Power & Influence 50: Numbers 41-50

Today, we’re proud to introduce the first installment of the 2024 Power & Influence 50 – the twelfth annual tradition from Yellowhammer News. As the...

Britt, Tuberville lead American confrontation against Mexico’s harassment of Alabama-based Vulcan Materials

U.S. Senators Katie Britt, Tommy Tuberville, Bill Hagerty, and Tim Kaine sent a letter to Alicia Bárcena, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, urging...

‘Working for Alabama’ signed into law as state sets course for economic, workforce growth

After a landmark legislative effort across both the Alabama House and Senate, identified as a top priority in Governor Kay Ivey's 2024 State of...

State Sen. Allen: First responders need support as new generation of automobiles emerge

As EVs and charging stations become more common in Alabama and across the nation, there is a need for first responders to be better equipped and...

Meta to build $800 million next-generation data center in Alabama

On Thursday, Governor Kay Ivey announced that technology giant Meta Platforms plans to open an $800 million data center in Alabama’s capital city that...

Boswell: Let’s reach our goal of high-speed internet for all Alabamians

I’ve worked with Governor Kay Ivey for quite a while, and when she says she wants something done, she means it.  When Governor Ivey asked...

Alabama Secretary of Commerce Ellen McNair discusses state’s economic vision, threats from unionization effort

Alabama Secretary of Commerce Ellen McNair joined Alabama Public Television's Capitol Journal last week to discuss her economic professional background, approach to crafting strategy,...

Ledbetter: Working for Alabama serves job-seekers, employers, families, and the next generation

As the Working for Alabama legislative package moves through the process, Speaker of the House Nathaniel Ledbetter addressed the wide range of Alabamians the...

Waggoner, Smitherman: Alabama needs a biotech training center to support a vital, growing industry

Alabama is a great place to do business, but we can be even better by helping employers address what they continually describe as their...

Arthur Orr concerned Alabama auto manufacturing could ‘come to a screeching halt’ if UAW is successful

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) is worried about the future of automobile manufacturing in Alabama because of the effort to unionize a Mercedes Benz...

Speaker Ledbetter: A history lesson on the UAW

I grew up in a textile town that was once called "The Sock Capitol of the World." So, if you had told me 20...

Regions Bank named one of America’s most innovative companies by Fortune Magazine

Alabama is on the map of the most innovative companies in America -- thanks to Regions Bank. This week, FORTUNE magazine recognized a slate...