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A Special Report: The Port of Mobile

The Alabama Political Reporter and The Voice of Alabama Politics recently spent hours learning about the Port of Mobile.

The video report is a unique look at one of Alabama’s most important commercial center.

Bill Britt is editor-in-chief at the Alabama Political Reporter and host of The Voice of Alabama Politics. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter.

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In addition to a statewide economic impact of $98.3 billion, the Port supports 351,359 jobs in Alabama.

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Despite being the 42nd largest port in the U.S. by volume, the Port of Mobile exhibited a remarkable 121.84 percent growth.

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The legislation provides tax incentives for businesses aimed at enticing their utilization of Alabama ports.

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Additional tracks, rail yard storage space and improved access from the berth to the railyard are planned.