Friday, February 12, 2016
A bill to prohibit Alabama cities from raising the minimum wage — and roll back Birmingham’s planned increased to $10.10-per-hour— advanced out of legislative committee on Thursday. The House State Government Committee voted out the bill in a 10-3 vote that broke along party lines. – Tuscaloosa News
State prosecutors on Thursday fired back at House Speaker Mike Hubbard's claims of misconduct and leaks in his ethics case calling it "a desperate last minute attempt to avoid a trial." Prosecutors filed the response to the defense accusation that a political consultant for Hubbard's primary opponent had dozens of conversations with lead prosecutor Matt Hart. – AP/Decatur Daily
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Collaborative work places, called coworking sites, have a foothold in Alabama, and a Mobile real estate developer hopes to scale the concept across the South’s second-tier cities.
Google’s director of global infrastructure explains why Google has planned its 14th data center — a $600 million capital investment — in rural north Alabama.