June 9, 2017

Governor Ivey Supports Duchenne-Awareness Effort by Ultra-Distance Cyclist from Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday released a statement supporting Birmingham resident Brian Toone who is competing in a cross-country bicycle race to raise support for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Toone will be joined by Scott Griffin, representing Alabama-based Hope for Gabe Foundation. In 2008, Griffin’s 12-year-old son Gabe was
June 8, 2017

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Robert Melson Execution

MONTGOMERY – Robert Melson has been executed for the 1994 murders of Nathaniel Baker, Tamika Collins and Darrell Collier. After being notified that Mr. Melson’s sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “As governor, I do not relish the responsibility that I hold related to
Governor Ivey Visits Washington, DC, Attends Infrastructure Meeting Hosted by President Trump
June 8, 2017

Governor Ivey Visits Washington, DC, Attends Infrastructure Meeting Hosted by President Trump

MONTGOMERY – Earlier today, upon receiving an invitation from President Donald J. Trump, Governor Kay Ivey took part in a series of meetings related to the President’s infrastructure plan. In attendance, in addition to the Governor, were numerous administration officials including President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Transportation Secretary Elaine
June 8, 2017

Governor Ivey Signs Bill Requiring School Emergency Notification System

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey recently signed House Bill 89, which requires the Alabama Department of Education to develop and implement an electronic notification system to facilitate the sharing of school emergency-related information between local schools, local school systems, the department, and the Governor. “As a former school teacher, I
June 6, 2017

Governor Ivey Signs Bills to Improve Alabama’s Business Climate

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey recently signed into law Senate Bill 316, House Bill 242 and House Bill 390. All three bills, improve Alabama’s business climate by reducing regulation and by making it easier for small businesses to operate in the state. “From day one, my quest has been to
June 2, 2017

Governor Ivey Urges President Trump to Extend Red Snapper Season

MONTGOMERY – Today, Governor Kay Ivey expedited a letter to President Donald J. Trump formally requesting him to extend the 2017 Federal Red Snapper Season. After sending the letter, Governor Ivey made the following statement: “Red Snapper fishing is vital to Alabamians as it is a major source of recreational
June 1, 2017

Wound Care Awareness Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, it is estimated that 6.7 million people currently live with chronic wounds and that number is expected to grow at more than two percent annually for the next decade; and WHEREAS, the rising incidence is fueled by an aging population and increasing rates
June 1, 2017

World Clubfoot Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the late Dr. Ignacio Ponseti developed the low cost, non-surgical, highly effective Ponseti Method which is now the globally recognized standard of care for treating clubfoot deformity; and WHEREAS, hundreds of thousands of individuals, from every country, suffer lives of disability when not
June 1, 2017

Men’s Health Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, despite advances in medical technology and research, men continue to live an average of five years less than women with Native American and African-American men having the lowest life expectancy; and WHEREAS, educating the public and health care providers about the importance of
June 1, 2017

Men’s Health Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, despite advances in medical technology and research, men continue to live an average of five years less than women with Native American and African-American men having the lowest life expectancy; and WHEREAS, educating the public and health care providers about the importance of