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Goat Hill Report Week Ending March 11, 2016

General Fund Budget in Limbo over Medicaid As the Alabama Legislature approaches the midpoint of its 2016 session, funding for the Alabama Medicaid Agency, which pays for medical and long-term care services for more than 20 percent of Alabama’s population, has become the primary topic of conversation. The House left town early Thursday, because some wanted to talk about rewriting the General Fund budget and […]

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Goat Hill Report, Week Ending Feb. 12, 2016

Alabama Transportation Safety Fund Held Over in Committee SB 180 by Senator Gerald Dial that would create the Alabama Transportation Safety Fund was carried over in committee last week after special interest from the farming and forestry industry attempted to modify the bill in committee. SB 180 would establish any new funds generated by the way of a tax increase would be distributed to ALDOT, […]

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Goat Hill Report, Week Ending Feb. 5, 2016

General Fund Budget in Trouble Again The Alabama Legislature convened on Tuesday for the first day of the 2016 session. As was the case last year, the legislature will face the daunting task of passing a general fund budget that seems to never get any better. Current forecasts predict a $200 million dollar hole that must be fixed in the general fund. Governor Bentley has […]

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Bill Moore receives 2016 Chairman’s Award

At the Alabama Concrete Industries Association’s Annual Business Meeting held in January, Bill Moore received the 2016 Chairman’s Award for his outstanding career and leadership in the concrete industry. Bill Moore Bill Moore was born in July 1950. He was one of four sons born to his mother Lina, a civil service employee, and Herman, a life time member of the Air Force. Like most […]

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2016 ACIF Scholarships Awarded

For more than 23 years, the Alabama Concrete Industries Foundation has awarded scholarships to students enrolled in building science, engineering or architecture at our state’s universities. Since 1993, we have awarded 46 scholarships totaling over $256,000, and since 2006 the foundation has given away two $8,000 scholarships annually. Currently, these awards are the largest construction related scholarships in the state. Rebecca Nylen Rebecca is a […]

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