Business Council of Alabama http://apr.org en Business Council Of Alabama Supports Sept. Ballot http://apr.org/post/business-council-alabama-supports-sept-ballot <p>A prominent business group, the Business Council of Alabama, has voted to support approval of a proposed constitutional amendment that will be on the ballot Sept. 18.</p><p>The amendment would permit the removal of nearly $146 million a year for three years from a state trust fund for use in balancing the state General Fund budget.</p><p>BCA President William Canary said Alabama is in a "predicament because of a sustained, ongoing failure of leadership," but imminent hardship will occur if the constitutional amendment is not approved.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:32:02 +0000 Associated Press 16191 at http://apr.org Business Council Of Alabama Supports Sept. Ballot