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 …

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 …