The Weekly Wrap – December 1, 2023

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Business & Economy

Agriculture: New Alabama-grown barley beer is now available for purchase thanks to a project between HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Alabama A&M University, and Auburn University to develop a barley growing well in winter when Alabama farm fields are mostly empty.

Read More: WHNT November 29, 2023

Anniversary: Mazda Toyota Manufacturing celebrated its fifth anniversary with a community donation to 20 local nonprofits.

Read More: HBJ November 29, 2023

Awarded: American Bankers and Best Companies Group named Bank Independent one of the 2023 Best Banks to Work For.

Read More: HBJ November 21, 2023


Awarded: The Naval Energetic Systems and Technologies awarded Invariant Corporation a $35.5 million dollar Ground Launched Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System Modular System OTA in support of the U.S. Navy.  

Read More: HBJ November 230, 2023

Awarded: Leidos announced its newly awarded $32 million contract from the Marine Corps System Command through the Consortium Management Group. 

Read More: HBJ November 28, 2023


Litigation: The Huntsville United States District Court hosted oral arguments in National Small Business Association v. Yellen this week. The case challenges the constitutionality of the Corporate Transparency Act and, specifically, the law’s beneficial ownership reporting requirements. 

Read More: HBJ November 22, 2023

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