Governor Kay Ivey Supports Nomination of President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

MONTGOMERY – Yesterday, Governor Kay Ivey joined the governors of Guam, Kansas, Mississippi, Maine, South Carolina and West Virginia, in support of the nomination of President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize. The letter, which was sent to Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, praised President Trump’s historical progress in achieving peace on the Korean Peninsula. Governor …

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Walter Moody Execution

MONTGOMERY – Walter Leroy Moody has been executed for the 1989 murder of Federal Judge Robert Vance. After being notified that Mr. Moody’s sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “I approach every execution by giving the condemned, and the issues raised by the underlying case, the careful consideration both deserve. My ultimate desire is …

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement about the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush: “I am saddened to hear about the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. She was a dynamic Republican woman, as First Lady she led an effort to increase family literacy, an issue she championed to this day. She was matriarch of …

Governor Ivey Comments on Passage of House Bill 317

MONTGOMERY – Earlier this morning, the Alabama Legislature passed House Bill 317. Upon being notified of the bill’s passage, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “The passage of House Bill 317 enables Alabama to remain on a level playing field with other states, as we compete for job creating capital investments. Our ability to attract highly sought after economic …

Governor Ivey Comments on Final Passage of the Education Trust Fund Budget

MONTGOMERY – This morning, the Alabama State Senate gave final approval to the Education Trust Fund Budget. Governor Ivey released the following statement about the Senate’s action: “I am proud to have put forward an Education Trust Fund Budget which represents the largest investment in education in a decade. As I have prioritized education, it makes me proud to see …

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Tonight’s Severe Weather Damage

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement about damage around Alabama caused by tonight’s severe storms. “There has been significant damage tonight in parts of Alabama. We are sending state resources to those affected areas, especially to Jacksonville and Calhoun County. We will continue to monitor and respond to needs in other areas as needed. Our first priority …

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Michael Eggers Execution

MONTGOMERY – Michael Wayne Eggers has been executed for the 2000 murder of Bennie Francis Murray. After being notified that Mr. Eggers’ sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “When an execution is approaching, I thoroughly consider all elements of the crime committed, the procedural history of the case and any mitigating and aggravating factors …

Governor Ivey Comments on I-10 Bus Crash Carrying Texas High School Band

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement about the fatal bus crash on I-10 in Baldwin County, Alabama. “I have spoken with my friend Texas Governor Greg Abbott after this morning’s tragic bus crash. I expressed my deepest sympathies, and have assured him that we will continue to pray for and do all we can to assist those …