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Governor Ivey Announces Auto Supplier YKTA to Create 650 Jobs at Huntsville Plant
May 22, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Auto Supplier YKTA to Create 650 Jobs at Huntsville Plant

HUNTSVILLE– Governor Kay Ivey joined executives from auto supplier Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (YKTA) at a ceremony in Huntsville today to announce the company’s plans to invest $220 million to open a manufacturing facility that will create 650 jobs. The YKT Alabama facility will be located on the site of
Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Auburn Police Officers
May 20, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Auburn Police Officers

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday issued the following statement regarding the incident in Auburn, which fatally wounded one officer and injured two other officers: “Just last week, in Alabama and across the country, we honored the sacrifice of the men and women in law enforcement during National Peace
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Tourism Growth of $1.2 Billion
May 20, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Tourism Growth of $1.2 Billion

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced at a press conference that one million more people visited Alabama in 2018 than ever before and spent $15.5 billion, which was $1.2 billion higher than the previous year, according to the state’s annual economic impact report produced by Montgomery economist Dr.
Governor Ivey Announces Initial Approval of GOMESA Projects
May 17, 2019

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
Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Michael Brandon Samra Execution
May 16, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Michael Brandon Samra Execution

MONTGOMERY – Michael Brandon Samra has been executed for participating in the 1997 quadruple murder of Randy Duke, Dedra Mims Hunt and the six and seven-year-old daughters, Chelisa and Chelsea. After being notified that Mr. Samra’s sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “For more
Governor Ivey Praises Marsh, Senate for Passing Constitutional Amendment Revamping State Board of Education
May 16, 2019

Governor Ivey Praises Marsh, Senate for Passing Constitutional Amendment Revamping State Board of Education

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Senate on Thursday passed SB397. This bill, sponsored by Sen. Del Marsh, would change Alabama’s current elected State Board of Education to a Commission appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Alabama State Senate, if passed by the Legislature and approved by the people
Governor Ivey Makes Statement Following Prison Reform Update from Legislative Leadership
May 16, 2019

Governor Ivey Makes Statement Following Prison Reform Update from Legislative Leadership

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Legislative Leadership on Thursday held a press conference to give an update on the status of prison reform measures in the state. Following the update from Legislative Leadership, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “I very much appreciate the long hours and hard work the Alabama
Governor Ivey Issues Statement After Signing the Alabama Human Life Protection Act
May 15, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement After Signing the Alabama Human Life Protection Act

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, after both houses of the Alabama Legislature passed HB314. Upon signing the bill, Governor Ivey released the following statement: “Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was
Gov. Ivey Announces Auto Supplier DaikyoNishikawa to Locate First U.S. Facility in Alabama, Creating 380 Jobs
May 14, 2019

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
Governor Ivey Makes Statement on Bill Regarding State Board of Education
May 9, 2019

Governor Ivey Makes Statement on Bill Regarding State Board of Education

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday delivered a letter to the State Board of Education, regarding a bill being filed by Sen. Del Marsh in the Alabama Legislature today. The bill would change the state’s current elected State Board of Education to a Commission appointed by the governor and