Monthly Archive:: April 2016

Capitol Notes: Week Twelve

April 25, 2016 – Last week, the Alabama Bankers Association hosted a very successful Legislative Day. A total of 288 students and chaperones representing 21 banks visited Montgomery for tours of the State Capitol, the State House, and the Department of Archives and History. ...Read More

Affordability Level Indexed

IRS has published[1] the indexed affordable threshold for 2017 at 9.69 percent; up from 9.66 percent 9.56 percent for 2015. This is the multiplier used at the Exchange to determine if an applicant was offered “affordable” coverage by his/her employer. The Exchange operates under code §36B, ...Read More

Capitol Notes: Week 10

April 12, 2016 – As expected, last week began with Rep. Ed Henry (R-Hartselle) filing Articles of Impeachment against Gov. Robert Bentley. And while a lot of fireworks led up to that filing, not much has happened since. It turns out that Alabama’s Constitution ...Read More

Capitol Notes: Week Nine

April 5, 2016 – The Alabama Legislature returns to Montgomery today from their “spring break” week to begin the second half of the regular session. Many eyes will be watching the House of Representatives because of Rep. Ed Henry’s (R-Hartselle) indication that he will ...Read More