Hot 5: Get Set, Go! To the State House

March 2, 2015

 
Get Set, Go! To the Alabama State House
Tomorrow is the first day of the 2015 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature, with both chambers going into session at noon. Please watch your inbox for updates through ACCA’s new legislative tracking and communication system, and a link to the tracking system will be available on the [...]

Hot 5: Paving Way for Economic Development

February 23, 2015

PAVED links transportation infrastructure to economic development
ACCA has joined with business, higher education and other governmental organizations in the state to form the Partnership for Alabama’s Vision for Economic Development (PAVED) to build support for improving the state’s transportation system. An adequate transportation system is essential for Alabama’s economy to grow, and PAVED points out [...]

Breaking It Down: Connecting ACCA’s Foundation Principles & Strategic Goals

February 17, 2015

The following article from the January/February 2015 issue of County Commission magazine offers a good explanation of  how ACCA’s Foundation Principles and Strategic Goals are connected, using the issue of juvenile justice as an example.
The Foundation Principle on Justice and Public Safety outlines the county position on this subject. And then specific actions to further that principle are [...]

Hot 5: Prison reform

February 16, 2015

Legislators Can Hear County Views on Prison Reform 8 Times This Week
Prison reform is one of the top issues county leaders will be tracking when the legislative session begins, and there are eight different opportunities this week for county officials to convey their concerns to state legislators. That is one of many issues that will [...]