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Katie Boyd Britt, president and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama, encouraged Alabama businesses to sign an online petition that will be shared with Gov. Kay Ivey and other state leaders, including the state’s congressional delegation. [PHOTO COURTESY ALABAMA DAILY NEWS]

MONTGOMERY — The Business Council of Alabama launched the “Keep Alabama Open” movement Tuesday in reaction to some states taking on stricter public health orders and continued talk of federal mandates from the incoming Biden administration aimed to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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