April 30, 2019

Gov. Ivey Announces 41 New Classrooms Funded Through Pre-K – 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education on Tuesday announced that 41 new classrooms will be funded through the Pre-K through 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning (P-3). “Alabama children have reaped the benefits of our nationally recognized First Class Pre-K program, and
April 25, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Sets New Record With 2018 Economic Development Projects

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that companies locating new facilities in Alabama or expanding existing operations invested $8.7 billion in growth projects during 2018, establishing a new annual record for the state. These economic development projects, outlined in the comprehensive 2018 New & Expanding Industry Report that’s
April 23, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Rebuild Alabama Projects for Autauga and Cherokee Counties

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that the Alabama Department of Transportation selected major transportation projects in Autauga and Cherokee counties, as part of the Rebuild Alabama First Year Plan 2020. “Drivers across Alabama have experienced the troubles of the state’s crumbling infrastructure for far too long. In
April 22, 2019

Gov. Ivey and Other Alabama Officials Applaud Bell’s Plans to Build Navy Helicopter in Ozark

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Monday welcomed plans by Bell to assemble the U.S. Navy’s next-generation training aircraft in Dale County should Bell win a competition for the helicopter. “Bell could not have selected a more ideal location to conduct final assembly of the Navy’s new advanced helicopter trainer
April 22, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Major Transportation Project for Tuscaloosa County

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that the Alabama Department of Transportation is purchasing the right of way for the expansion of McFarland Boulevard (US 82) in Tuscaloosa from State Route 69 to Rice Mine Road, as part of the Rebuild Alabama First Year Plan 2020. “Enhancing this
April 18, 2019

Governor Ivey Provides Update on Next Steps to Facilitate Statewide Prison Reform

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) are pleased that several developers have demonstrated interest in response to ADOC’s request for Expression of Interest (EOIs) to improve the state’s prison infrastructure. “Gaining momentum toward revitalizing Alabama’s prisons is imperative, and generating interest is a crucial
April 17, 2019

Governor Ivey Makes Statement Following President Trump’s Approval of Major Disaster Declaration

MONTGOMERY – President Donald J. Trump on Wednesday granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of Alabama triggering the release of federal funds to help communities recover from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that occurred February 19 to March 20, 2019. PA-Designated Counties include: Cherokee Colbert
April 17, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Huntsville Projects Selected for Rebuild Alabama First Year Plan

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced two major transportation projects in the Limestone and Madison county area were selected by the Alabama Department of Transportation for the Rebuild Alabama Act First Year Plan 2020. The first project includes resurfacing and revising lanes on Interstate 565 from Interstate 65
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama First Class Pre-K Once Again Nation’s Top Program
April 17, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama First Class Pre-K Once Again Nation’s Top Program

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) ranks Alabama First Class Pre-K as the nation’s highest quality state pre-kindergarten program for the 13th consecutive year. “For a child to reach their fullest potential later in life, they must first build