Balloon Glow in the Gardens at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and come to Bellingrath Gardens for Balloon Glow in the Gardens, an evening of trick-or-treating on the Great Lawn on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Sirote joins Alabama Center for Real Estate’s corporate cabinet

Sirote & Permutt, P.C., joined the Alabama Center for Real Estate's Corporate Cabinet this month as a commitment to helping the organization disseminate the most up-to-date, relevant real estate industry information statewide. Sirote and other members of the Corporate Cabinet will provide thought leadership and foundational funding to the organization.

Sirote & Permutt presents Alabama Society of CPA Seminar Series

Sirote & Permutt, P.C., in collaboration with the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA), is pleased to present a series of continuing professional education (CPE) seminars about key legal issues in accounting, beginning July 30 and continuing through September

Air Hydro Power is excited to announce that Jeff McNeill will be the new...

Mr. McNeill joined AHP in 2001, bringing with him 11 years of management experience in the industrial field. During his time at other AHP, Jeff was manager at AHP Lexington, Kentucky for three years and AHP Elizabethtown, Kentucky for eight years. Jeff has experience as a Parker Connector Specialist as well as being a Certified Technician. Jeff and his family moved from Elizabethtown, KY to be a part of the Birmingham, AL community.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell Announces $3.7 Million in Funding to Revitalize the Powell School Building

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $3.7 Million loan to the City of Birmingham to revitalize the Powell School Building

Palmer on the Supreme Court’s EPA Decision

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) notes the Supreme Court‘s decision in Michigan v. EPA, where the court concluded that the Environmental Protection Agency ‘unreasonably’ failed to take into account the costs of the new mercury emissions standards aimed at coal-fired power plants before deciding to pursue them and gives the following statement

Alabama One Credit Union files lawsuit against chief legal advisor to Gov. Bentley, State...

One of Alabama's largest credit unions today filed a federal lawsuit against Alabama public officials, including a state senator and a senior aide to the governor, local attorneys, and others, alleging conspiracy and abuse of power emanating from Gov. Robert Bentley's office to coerce tens of millions of dollars in legal settlements from the credit union after it received clean bills of health from state and federal regulators

“Gardening with Succulents” seminar at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Learn how to decorate with succulents when you attend the July 8 Wonderful Wednesdays seminar at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Join Sherry Melton and Molly Dickson of Zimlich's Patio Shop as they demonstrate how to create decorative wreaths and picture frames with tiny succulent plants during the session

Former Boaz Housing Authority Comptroller Charged with Theft of HUD Funds

Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged the former comptroller for the Boaz Housing Authority with stealing federal Housing and Urban Development funds, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and HUD Special Agent in Charge Nadine E. Gurley.

Modifications to Settlement with Alabama Power Company Will Reduce Harmful Air Pollution

EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice today lodged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama a proposed modification of a prior 2006 consent decree with Alabama Power Company that will secure further reductions of harmful air pollutants, primarily sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx), from three of the company’s coal-fired power plants in Alabama. The proposed modifications, if entered by the court, will resolve the remaining claims in a long-running case that alleged violations of the Clean Air Act’s New Source Review program


Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) released the following statement regarding H.R. 2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act, that passed the House today on a 247-180 vote. As background, in 2014 the EPA proposed a "Clean Power Plan" rule that requires each state to submit federally enforceable carbon dioxide goals for their electricity generation systems and increases Tennessee Valley utility costs by another 9.4% by 2020. The Ratepayer Protection Act blocks the EPA's Clean Power Plan rule.

Shelby Opposes TPA Bill, Ceding Power to President Obama

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement after his vote against authorizing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA

Transworld Business Advisors of Alabama joins the Associated Builders and Contractors of Alabama

Transworld Business Advisors of Alabama has announced that it has become an active member in the Alabama chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Association. ABC of Alabama is a construction industry trade association representing nearly 600 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC helps members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work

REALTORS® to honor Birmingham’s veterans with gift bags

To honor Birmingham and Alabama's Veterans, REALTORS® from the Birmingham Association of REALTORS® will be delivering gift bags to residents at Birmingham's Veteran's Hospital on Thursday, June 11

Rep. Ellison Applauds EPA’s Final Clean Water Rule

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final Clean Water Rule.

NOAA: National Water Center opens on University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa

The National Water Center, a new facility located at the University of Alabama, is poised to become an incubator for innovative breakthroughs in water prediction products and services. As the country becomes more vulnerable to water-related events, from drought to flooding, the innovative predictive science and services developed by NOAA and its partners at the National Water Center will bolster the nation’s ability to manage threats to its finite water resources and mitigate impacts to communities.

Shelby Secures Critical Funding and Policy Provisions in Senate Energy and Water Bill

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced full committee passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation includes several priorities that are important to the state of Alabama. Following today’s action by the Committee, the bill will go to the full Senate for consideration.

Rep. Sewell Votes for Two-Month Extension of Highway Trust Fund

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell voted for H.R. 2353, the Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension, but added that the short-term extension fails to address the urgent need to fix our nation’s crumbling infrastructure

House Votes to Block Water Regulatory Scheme

Federal water regulators seeking to greatly expand their reach into small ponds, puddles and ditches on private lands would be forced to abandon their scheme under a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday.

Byrne Offers Amendment to Cut Over $1 Billion in Spending

Congressman Byrne’s amendment would eliminate all funding for the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) program. The program funds research and development of “clean-energy” technologies. Congressman Byrne believes the program to be unnecessary government influence in the free market and a waste of taxpayer dollars