June 28, 2017

Driving Force Women’s Golf Club Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the Driving Force Women’s Golf Club was officially founded in 2007 by Margie L. Lee with the assistance of Sandy Osborne, Hattie Robinson, and Dr. Essie McGhee in Montgomery, AL to encourage and introduce women of color to the game of golf; and
June 28, 2017

Dr. Rev. Richard Boone Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Dr. Reverend Richard Boone was a beloved husband, father, friend, and counselor who served his community and fought against injustice and racial discrimination until his passing on October 10, 2013; and WHEREAS, beginning on the campus of Alabama State University, Rev. Boone gravitated
June 27, 2017

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Federal Court Order Regarding Alabama’s Prisons

MONTGOMERY – Upon the release of Judge Myron Thompson’s order related to a pending case against the State of Alabama and Department of Corrections regarding mental health provisions and care for prisoners, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “There are obviously several issues within our prison system that must
June 27, 2017

Termination of State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy

WHEREAS, on June 20, 2017, a State of Emergency was declared under the Alabama Emergency Management Act of 1955, as amended, due to conditions of disaster and extreme peril to the safety of persons and property within the State; and WHEREAS, at the request of officials at the Alabama Emergency
Governor Ivey Announces Blue Origin to Build New Rocket Engine Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville
June 26, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Blue Origin to Build New Rocket Engine Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Monday that Blue Origin plans to manufacture its BE-4 engine in a state-of-the art production facility to be built in Huntsville, Alabama — the Rocket City. The new facility will be in Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second-largest research park, and construction can
June 21, 2017

Supplemental State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy

WHEREAS, a State of Emergency has been declared to exist in the State of Alabama, as of 10:00 a.m. CST on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, as a result of severe weather with tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, flooding, flash flooding, and river flooding possible; WHEREAS, numerous homes and businesses have been
June 20, 2017

Hours of Service Waiver: Tropical Storm Cindy

WHEREAS, the National Weather Service is predicting the potential for the State of Alabama to be impacted in the coming hours and days by severe weather, with the possibility of tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, flooding, flash flooding, and river flooding, as the result of a tropical storm; WHEREAS, accordingly, I
June 20, 2017

Supplemental State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy

WHEREAS, a State of Emergency has been declared to exist in the State of Alabama, as of 10:00 a.m. CST on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, as a result of severe weather with tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, flooding, flash flooding, and river flooding possible; WHEREAS, numerous homes and businesses have been
June 20, 2017

State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy

WHEREAS, the Alabama Emergency Management Act of 1955, as amended, confers upon the State of Alabama, the power to issue a State of Emergency when there exists conditions of disaster or extreme peril to the safety of persons and property within the State caused by natural or man-made disasters; WHEREAS,
June 14, 2017

World Vitiligo Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder of unknown cause, it is characterized by white patches of skin, loss of pigment cells and appears as a burn on darker pigments; and WHEREAS, vitiligo affects approximately 3 million Americans and about 2 percent of the world