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Alabama Big 10 Mayors praise passage of economic development incentives bills

This package of bills was item number one on the Alabama Big 10 Mayors’ 2023 legislative agenda.

Alabama's Big 10 Mayors meet with Gov. Kay Ivey.
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The Alabama Big 10 Mayors Thursday praised the Alabama Legislature after the final passage of a package of economic development incentives bills coined “The Game Plan.”

This package of bills was item number one on the Alabama Big 10 Mayors’ 2023 legislative agenda and is now headed to Governor Kay Ivey’s desk for her signature.

“These incentives programs are critically important to our cities and the entire state of Alabama. For our cities to be successful, we need to have the tools to attract new industry, businesses, and high-quality jobs,” said the Alabama Big 10 Mayors in a joint statement. “These bills give Alabama the ability to not just remain competitive, but also increase our ability to attract the world-class businesses and developments that improve the quality of life across our state.”

“We thank Governor Kay Ivey, legislative leadership and their members, the Department of Commerce and the many stakeholders who worked tirelessly to make this happen. We were proud to support this package of bills and we look forward to seeing the impact that these incentives programs will have on each of Alabama’s ten largest cities.”  

Representing Alabama’s ten biggest cities, the Alabama Big 10 Mayors work together to address the state’s most important issues and make Alabama a safer, better place for all its residents to live. The Alabama Big 10 Mayors include Auburn Mayor Ron Anders, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling, Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba, Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Madison Mayor Paul Finley, Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox. 

An overview of the economic incentives legislation is available online here:  

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