November 30, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Key Appointments to Administration

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced two key appointments to her administration as she transitions to a full term. Former Congressman Jo Bonner was named as Senior Adviser to the Governor and Acting Finance Director Kelly Butler was named as Finance Director. “These two outstanding public servants are
November 27, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces The Westervelt Company Expanding in Clarke County

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey joined The Westervelt Company and other elected officials on Tuesday in announcing a major expansion in Clarke County. A new lumber mill will be constructed in Thomasville, the second sawmill for the 134-year old company based in Tuscaloosa. The Westervelt Company is expanding its wood
November 26, 2018

National Adoption Month

November 26, 2018

Computer Science Professional Development Week

November 26, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces U.S. Treasury Approves Alabama’s Multiyear Implementation Plan for Gulf Coast Recovery

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Monday the U.S. Department of Treasury has approved Alabama’s Multiyear Implementation Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 15 activities for Direct Component RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 1) for a total
Governor Ivey Proclaims Small Business Saturday
November 21, 2018

Governor Ivey Proclaims Small Business Saturday

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has signed a proclamation formally declaring November 24 as Small Business Saturday in Alabama. Small Business Saturday is designed to celebrate and support small businesses and the impact they have on Alabama communities. According to the latest figures from the U.S. Small Business Administration, small
Governor Ivey Announces SBA Offering Disaster Assistance to Residents of Alabama Affected by Hurricane Michael
November 21, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces SBA Offering Disaster Assistance to Residents of Alabama Affected by Hurricane Michael

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that Alabama businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Michael on October 10 – 13, 2018, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA Administrator Linda McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Governor
November 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces $48.7 Million for Restoration and Conservation Projects in Alabama

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Monday the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $48 million for eight new projects, which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “Alabama’s Gulf Coast is of great ecological importance to our state, and it is
Office of the Governor Announces Death of Alabama First Dog Bear
November 16, 2018

Office of the Governor Announces Death of Alabama First Dog Bear

MONTGOMERY — The Office of the Governor is sad to announce the death of Bear, Governor Kay Ivey’s beloved dog, who passed away this afternoon from ongoing health issues. Bear, a 14-year old Chow mix, was adopted by Governor Ivey in 2005 from a local vet after he was hit
November 16, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces USDA Disaster Declaration in Five Alabama Counties

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated five Alabama counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas. The primary counties include: Barbour, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike Counties. On October 15, 2018, Governor Ivey requested a primary county disaster designation for several counties