June 3, 2020

After considering candidates for the first congressional district of Alabama, Coastal 150 announces their endorsement of Jerry Carl for Alabama’s next Congressman representing the seven counties in southwest and coastal Alabama.  Coastal Alabamians are encouraged to vo...

March 13, 2019


Ivey signs gas tax increase into law

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama drivers will see a 10-cent per gallon increase in the state gas tax to fund road and bridge construction, under legislation signed into law Tuesday by Alabama Gov. Kay...

March 8, 2019

Rebuild Alabama plan: A giant leap for Alabama’s future

Imagine you are driving on a long road trip, and the warning light indicating a low oil level appears on your car’s instrument panel. As a result, you have two choices from which to choose – either pull over at the...

March 7, 2019

The Rebuild Alabama Act soon to be up for a vote by the Alabama House of Representatives is an immense opportunity for coastal Alabama and the whole state of Alabama. Although this legislation does not solve all of Alabama’s infrastructure needs, it does address a very...

March 6, 2019

The Rebuild Alabama Act Summary

Click here for the full text of the bill.

New Revenue

  • 6 Cents, Effective October 1, 2019

  • 2 Cents, Effective October 1, 2020

  • 2 Cents, Effective October 1, 2021

Distribution of New Revenue

  • State – 66.67%

  • Counties – 25%


March 1, 2019

With over 60 state legislators in Mobile February 28 - March 1, several news organizations highlighted the efforts of coastal partners to educate our state leaders on the role coastal Alabama plays for the state. The program included tours of Alabama’s Seaport, includi...

February 28, 2019

Senator Richard Shelby addresses inaugural Alabama Coastal Region Economic Summit

February 26, 2019

On February 28 and March 1, 2019, Coastal Alabama Partnership and its partners will host over 60 members of the Alabama Legislature for the inaugural Alabama Coastal Region Economic Summit. The Summit will provide informational sessions on the region’s contributions to...

October 26, 2018

 We have an important election ahead of us in coastal Alabama, the general election Tuesday November 6th. We encourage you to support these candidates endorsed by Coastal 150 who have expressed support for a regional legislative agenda, who will fight for coastal Alaba...

October 25, 2018

(MOBILE, Ala.) After meeting with both candidates for  Governor Republican Kay Ivey and Democrat Walt Maddox and a thorough evaluation, Coastal Alabama Partnership’s Coastal 150 group announces their endorsement of Kay Ivey for Alabama’s Governor and encourages all Co...

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