January 30, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address. “Tonight, President Trump made clear his commitment to the American people and to improving the quality of life for everyone. By protecting our borders, strengthening our military and creating
Governor Ivey Urges Employers to Hire Veterans; Apply for Federal Designation</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Program Recognizes Employers for Hiring Veterans</span>
January 29, 2018

Governor Ivey Urges Employers to Hire Veterans; Apply for Federal Designation
Program Recognizes Employers for Hiring Veterans

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey joined U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and Alabama Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington in urging employers to recruit and employ Alabama’s veterans. A new federal program, the HIRE Vets Medallion Program, expected to officially kick off in 2019, is designed to encourage employers’ commitment to veteran
January 24, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards More Than $6.3 million in Community Development Block Grants

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday awarded more than $6.3 million in Community Development Block Grants to assist 26 Alabama towns, cities and counties in improving their communities. Governor Ivey said the CDBG program enables communities to address needed projects that affect the health and welfare of residents. “Lives
January 24, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council’s Report

MONTGOMERY – Today, the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council released its report, including recommendations to address the opioid epidemic. Governor kay Ivey released the following statement about the Council and its report. “I am thankful for the hard work of the Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. We must find
January 22, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

MONTGOMERY – Today, both houses of the United States Congress passed a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding Congress’ reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. “I am thankful that Congress has finally passed a continuing resolution to fund the
January 20, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Senate Democratic Leadership’s Failure to Pass a Continuing Resolution

MONTGOMERY – Yesterday, Congress did not pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding this event. “I am disappointed in Senate Democratic Leadership in Washington for their failure to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. I have been in contact with Alabama’s Congressional Delegation
January 19, 2018

Termination of State of Emergency: Winter Weather

 
January 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Supports Trump Administration Changes to Protect Religious Liberty

MONTGOMERY – Today, the Trump Administration announced two changes to Obama-era policies which limited a state’s ability to implement qualification standards for medical providers who receive Medicaid funds and which limited religious liberty. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement in response to the announced changes. “President Trump is
Governor Ivey Appoints Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim of Dothan to the Alabama Supreme Court
January 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Appoints Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim of Dothan to the Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – Today, Governor Kay Ivey appointed Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim to fill a vacancy on the Alabama Supreme Court created by the resignation of Justice Glenn Murdock. “In appointing someone to serve on the Alabama Supreme Court, it is imperative to appoint someone with impeccable legal credentials and with
Governor Ivey Announces $2.5 Million Grant for Alabama Aviation College Expansion
January 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces $2.5 Million Grant for Alabama Aviation College Expansion

OZARK – Governor Kay Ivey announced that Enterprise State Community College will receive $2.5 million dollars to expand the Alabama Aviation College in Ozark. The funds are part of the Alabama Capital Improvement Trust Fund which awards funds for projects that promote economic development and industrial recruitment in the state.