Governor Ivey’s Statement on Domineque Ray Execution

MONTGOMERY – Domineque Ray has been executed for the 1995 murder of 15-year-old Tiffany Harville. After being notified that Mr. Ray’s sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “It is my duty as the Governor of Alabama to uphold the laws of our state. A role I hold with much reverence is ensuring that justice …

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Death of Mobile Police Officer

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday issued the following statement regarding the shooting death of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder: “Less than a day after laying to rest Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter, I’m saddened to learn of the death of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder, who was killed today in the line of duty. I extend my sincerest …

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Birmingham Law Enforcement Officers

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday issued the following statement regarding the incident in Birmingham, which fatally wounded one officer and left a second officer in critical condition: “We began today with the heartbreaking news that Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter was killed in the line of duty and a second officer still remains in critical condition. On behalf …

Governor Ivey Comments on Appointment of Brad Mendheim to Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – Today, Governor Kay Ivey released a statement on the appointment of Brad Mendheim to fill a vacancy on the Alabama Supreme Court created by the election of Tom Parker as Chief Justice. “After reviewing all of those interested in the position, Justice Mendheim is clearly the most qualified, with impeccable legal credentials and with unquestioned character and integrity,” …

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on the Death of Former President George H.W. Bush

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Saturday released a statement on the death of former President George H.W. Bush. Also, in accordance with U.S. Code, Governor Ivey has ordered flags lowered to half-staff for 30 days of mourning. Governor Ivey’s full statement is below. “President George H.W. Bush was a true statesman and patriot who served our country in the …

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on 11th Circuit Abortion Case Ruling

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed a lower court decision striking down the Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act: “I was supportive of the bill when it passed through the Legislature in 2016, and I signed it as president of the Senate. I am …

Governor Ivey Comments on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. “I applaud President Trump for his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.  Judge Kavanaugh clearly understands the proper role of a judge is to interpret the law as it is written …

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Bridgette Marshall

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday released a statement on the death of Bridgette Marshall, wife of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall. “This morning, I was incredibly saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Bridgette Marshall. Bridgette was the loving wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall and the caring mother of their daughter Faith. A mother is the …

Governor Ivey Comments on U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sales Tax Collection

MONTGOMERY – On Thursday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case South Dakota v. Wayfair. “Technology and the advent of e-commerce has drastically changed the retail landscape and the states’ ability to collect sales taxes. The Supreme Court’s ruling related to online sales taxes is a common-sense approach that modernizes existing …

Governor Ivey Comments on Potential Import Tariffs

MONTGOMERY – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding potential import tariffs. “Alabama has a rich history as a leader in manufacturing, a legacy which continues in large part, through our five automotive original equipment manufacturers and our over 200 supporting suppliers that have helped establish “Made in Alabama” as an internationally-respected brand. Last year proved to …