Governor Ivey Announces Initial Approval of GOMESA Projects

MONTGOMERY— Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that she has given initial approval to move forward with development and implementation of 15 projects from the Gulf of Mexico Energy and Security Act Program (GOMESA) distribution.  The combined total of all projects, when implemented, will be $28,722,000. “I am proud to be from ‘Alabama the Beautiful.’ When the Oil Spill impacted …

Gov. Ivey Announces Auto Supplier DaikyoNishikawa to Locate First U.S. Facility in Alabama, Creating 380 Jobs

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that Japan-based DaikyoNishikawa US plans to invest $110 million to open an auto parts manufacturing facility in Huntsville to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. assembly plant now under construction. The company, called DNUS for short, will create approximately 380 jobs at the new Alabama facility, which will produce plastic automotive parts. …

Gov. Ivey Announces Five Alabama Companies Receive Hire Vets Medallion Awards

MONTGOMERY – Governor Ivey on Wednesday announced five Alabama companies have received awards for the 2018 Hire Vets Medallion Program, an official program of the U.S. Department of Labor. These awards are the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention and professional development. “Alabamians have always been first to answer the …

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 our P-3 program works to build upon those gains all …

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 being released today, will generate an anticipated 17,000 new jobs …

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 selecting these projects in Autauga and Cherokee counties, we’re showing …

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 particular section of US 82 will provide safer and more …

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 first step in this process. I’m very pleased with the …

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 to County Line Road to provide an additional lane in …