Office of the Governor of Alabama


The Office of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley

Governor Robert Bentley is in his second term as Alabama’s chief executive. He continues to be committed to creating jobs for the people of Alabama. In 2010, he was elected the 53rd Governor of the state of Alabama on his promise to put Alabamians back to work. When Governor Bentley took office in 2011, the state’s unemployment rate was 9.3 percent. Governor Bentley promised the people of Alabama he would not accept a salary until the State reached full employment (5.2% unemployment). To date, Governor Bentley has never accepted a salary as Governor. Although, given the reduction in unemployment Alabama has seen over the past four years, he is getting closer to receiving a paycheck.

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