Addressing Lowe’s Lawsuits | Hot 5

September 26, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: County Voices on Twitter
PLUS… Key Dates This Week

1. New Law to Help Address Lowe’s Lawsuits Takes Effect This Week 
Thanks to the legislative advocacy of counties, a new law takes effect on Saturday in response to a potentially “astronomical” revenue loss. The law, Act 2016-127, makes it possible for […]

Brasfield on Lowe’s Lawsuits: Potential loss of revenue ‘astronomical’

September 22, 2016

From AL.com | Lowe’s lawsuits could start chain reaction; loss of state revenue ‘unconscionable’ By John Sharp

 
Lowe’s is a home-improvement center behemoth with more than 1,800 stores registering $59.1 billion in annual retail sales in 2015, a nearly 18-percent leap in five years.
But the North Carolina-based chain, in a sweeping effort throughout the U.S., including Alabama, to […]

Statewide Transportation Plan | Hot 5

September 19, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: Celebrating when #ALCountiesWork
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
 
1. Public Meetings on Statewide Transportation Plan Start This Week
The Alabama Department of Transportation is holding the first round of public and stakeholder meetings for the Statewide Transportation Plan update. The plan summarizes the current conditions of Alabama’s transportation system and […]

Vote for Butch | Hot 5

September 12, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: Toolkit for National Preparedness Month
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
 
1. Vote for Butch 
Butch Burbage, finance director for Shelby County, currently represents county and city employees on the Local Government Health Insurance Board. His term expires in December and Butch is seeking re-election.
Ballots will be mailed to all health […]