November 20, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces $1.5 million in Local Homeland Security Grants

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced first responders from across the state will receive Homeland Security grants totaling $1.5 million. The grants will provide sheriffs’ offices, police departments, fire departments and other first responders the opportunity to acquire new equipment, as well as to conduct training in three categories:
November 17, 2017

Alabama’s October Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 3.6%

State Records Fewest Number of Unemployed People in History MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate is 3.6%, down from September’s previous record-tying rate of 3.8%, and well below October 2016’s rate of 6.1%. “We had great news last month, when
November 16, 2017

President Trump Declares Major Disaster for Five Alabama Counties as a Result of Hurricane Nate

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump declared a major disaster exists in the state of Alabama as a result of Hurricane Nate.  This federal declaration is in response to Governor Kay Ivey’s major disaster request on 30 October. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public
Governor Ivey Announces Director of Alabama Fusion Center Receives National Director of the Year Award
November 16, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Director of Alabama Fusion Center Receives National Director of the Year Award

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey is pleased to announce the director of the Alabama Fusion Center (AFC) on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Alexandria, Va., received this year’s National Fusion Center Association’s (NFCA) Director of the Year award. “Not only is this national honor good for the Alabama Fusion Center, but it
November 15, 2017

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Macon County Official Harold Powell

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday released a statement on the passing of Macon County official Harold Powell, while on a state economic development trip to Italy. “It is with great sorrow that I learned today of the passing of Harold Powell Jr. while representing the State of Alabama
November 13, 2017

Lt. Gen. Charles “Chick” Cleveland Day

November 13, 2017

Apprenticeship Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, registered apprenticeship programs develop Alabama’s workforce by providing opportunities for job-seekers, students and youth to gain skills and secure meaningful employment under the guidance of skilled employers; and WHEREAS, work-based learning and on-the-job training opportunities increase career options for many Alabamians while also
November 10, 2017

NET Cancer Awareness Day