Two Years of Governor Ivey’s ‘Strong Start, Strong Finish’ Education Initiative: Groundwork Laid, Implementing Policy
July 26, 2019

Two Years of Governor Ivey’s ‘Strong Start, Strong Finish’ Education Initiative: Groundwork Laid, Implementing Policy

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday reported that two years after unveiling her ‘Strong Start, Strong Finish’ education initiative, the groundwork has been laid, and now the focus is on implementing policy. Earlier this week, the governor hosted a ceremonial bill signing which included four pieces of legislation from
July 25, 2019

State of Emergency: I-59 Bridge Repairs

July 25, 2019

Governor Ivey and U.S. Department of Transportation Share Details of INFRA Grants

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday joined the U.S. Department of Transportation to officially announce that Alabama has been selected for two Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grants totaling close to $132 million. USDOT Secretary Elaine Chao and the USDOT, in a wave of grant announcements today, shared that
July 23, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces 2A to Expand its Auburn Foundry
Creating Over 50 Jobs with $15 Million Project

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that 2A S.p.A., a prominent Italian die-casting company, plans to invest $15 million to expand its foundry in Auburn, where it serves as a Tier 1 supplier to major producers of automobiles and heavy trucks. The expansion project at 2A USA in
July 18, 2019

Governor Ivey Establishes Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that by executive order, she has established the Governor’s Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy. The primary purpose of this group is to receive and analyze accurate data, as well as evidence of best practices, ultimately helping to further address the challenges
July 16, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Leading Automotive Supplier Motus Integrated Technologies Chooses Alabama for New Plant
Facility to Be Located in Gadsden; Company Plans to Invest Over $15 Million; Create 90 New Manufacturing Jobs

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today announced that Motus Integrated Technologies, a Tier 1 supplier of automotive interior products to the world’s automakers, has selected the City of Gadsden, in Etowah County, as the location for its new manufacturing facility. Motus will invest over $15 million and create 90 new
July 15, 2019

Gov. Ivey Awards Broadband Accessibility Fund Grants to Provide High-speed Internet to Several Areas in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced she has awarded more than $1.14 million in grants to provide access to high-speed internet in several Alabama communities. The six grants are the second round of awards presented by Gov. Ivey under the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund. In the latest round,
July 12, 2019

Governor Ivey Appoints Judge Charles Graddick as Director of Board of Pardons and Paroles

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that she is appointing Judge Charles Graddick to serve as Director of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. During the 2019 Regular Session, Governor Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall championed legislation aimed at reforming the Board of Pardons and Paroles.