Governor Ivey Bans Use of Loaned Executives
April 11, 2018

Governor Ivey Bans Use of Loaned Executives

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed Executive Order 714, which bans the practice of non-governmental personnel being “loaned” to executive branch agencies, while receiving pay from a private business or nonprofit. The executive order ensures that no outside party or entity has undue influence on the executive operations
April 10, 2018

Days of Remembrance

April 10, 2018

Days of Remembrance

April 9, 2018

Governor Ivey Signs into Law Changes to Simplified Sellers Use Tax Program

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed into law HB470, sponsored by Representative Rod Scott, which requires online marketplaces to collect and remit use taxes on sales made through their marketplaces by third-party sellers, or to report such sales to the Alabama Department of Revenue and notify customers of
April 6, 2018

Governor Ivey Signs Alabama Jobs Enhancement Act, Creating Additional Transparency and Accountability

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed into law House Bill 317, the Alabama Jobs Enhancement Act, sponsored by Representative Ken Johnson, which establishes ethical guidelines for economic development professionals, improves notification requirements for economic development projects and creates new guidelines for the release of previously unavailable economic development
April 6, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Will Manage Recreational Red Snapper Seasons for 2018 and 2019, Selection of 2018 Season Dates

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that the National Marine Fisheries Service has granted Alabama’s request for an Exempted Fishing Permit, thereby allowing the state of Alabama to manage the recreational red snapper fishing dates for 2018 and 2019. “I am very pleased that the U.S. Department of
April 6, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Funding for New Behavioral Health Services

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that Alabama has set aside $11 million in its recently passed budgets for the Alabama Department of Mental Health to expand behavioral health services for Medicaid-eligible children and youth. When combined with federal matching funds, the money is expected to generate more
Governor Ivey Awards Grants to Provide Healthy Foods to State’s Underserved Areas
April 4, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards Grants to Provide Healthy Foods to State’s Underserved Areas

MONTGOMERY— Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday awarded a total of $300,000 in grants to provide primarily low-income persons and senior citizens with improved access to healthy and fresh foods. Governor Ivey awarded seven grants to help businesses and non-profit organizations establish the means by which neighborhoods and communities with limited
April 3, 2018

Sexual Assault and Rape Awareness Month