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Top News Links: Tuesday, May 17

Texas, Alabama Attorneys General Join Exxon's Battle Against Climate Probe

The top law enforcement officials of Texas and Alabama are jumping in on the side of ExxonMobil, objecting to a racketeering investigation of the oil giant by the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands. — Inside Climate News

Jury Being Selected for Indicted Alabama GOP House Speaker

‚ÄčJury selection began Monday in the corruption trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who is charged with violating the tough state ethics law passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature he helped bring to power nearly six years ago. — ABC News

Alabama 2015 project investments topped $7 billion

Alabama attracted more than $7 billion in capital investment in 2015, along with nearly 20,000 new and future jobs, as the state’s economic development team secured high-caliber projects in key growth sectors such as technology, aerospace and automotive. — Alabama Department of Commerce

Department of Revenue Announces 2016 Tax Amnesty Program

The Alabama Department of Revenue (DOR) has announced the conditions, requirements and limitations of its tax delinquency amnesty program for 2016 (the Amnesty Program), pursuant to the Alabama Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2016 (Act 2015-555) (the Act). — Baker Donaldson blog

Alabama has one of the highest sales tax rates in the country

The five states with the highest average local sales tax rates are Louisiana (5.01 percent), Alabama (4.93 percent), Colorado (4.54 percent), New York (4.48 percent), and Oklahoma (4.28 percent). — The Tax Foundation

Two Alabama companies receive Commerce Department Export Awards

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today honored 123 U.S. companies and organizations that export goods and services overseas during the 2016 President’s “E” Awards ceremony. For the first time in the award’s 54-year history, winners represent every state and the District of Columbia. Of this year’s 123 honorees, 105 are small and medium-sized businesses, and 64 firms are manufacturers. — U.S. Department of Commerce

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