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Governor Kay Ivey Announced Today a Major Change to Her Senior Leadership Team
January 15, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey Announced Today a Major Change to Her Senior Leadership Team

MONTGOMERY – Governor Ivey announced on Tuesday that longtime confidant and chief of staff Steve Pelham will be leaving the Governor’s Office to become the new Vice President for Economic Development and Chief of Staff to Auburn University President Steven Leath in February.  Pelham became Ivey’s chief of staff when
2019 Inaugural Address
January 14, 2019

2019 Inaugural Address

GOVERNOR KAY IVEY 2019 INAUGURAL ADDRESS My Fellow Alabamians: To those of you who are joining us here on the beautiful grounds of our State Capitol, and to those of you watching across the state – thank you for being part of today’s historic ceremony. To the hundreds – if
Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Birmingham Law Enforcement Officers
January 13, 2019

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
Governor Ivey Announces $10.6 Million Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education
January 8, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces $10.6 Million Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education was awarded $10,620,000 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Care (OCC) through their Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) Program. “We welcome these much-needed funds to
Governor Ivey Comments on Appointment of Brad Mendheim to Alabama Supreme Court
December 28, 2018

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,
Governor Ivey Awards Nearly $2.5 Million for Emergency Housing Assistance
December 26, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards Nearly $2.5 Million for Emergency Housing Assistance

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $2.5 million in grants to help homeless Alabamians find immediate housing and to assist others who are in danger of becoming homeless. The funds from the Emergency Solutions Grant program will support organizations across the state that provide shelter, legal and health
Governor Ivey Chosen as Chairwoman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition
December 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Chosen as Chairwoman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey has been selected as chairwoman of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Governors Coalition. Fellow Coalition governors selected Governor Ivey on Wednesday to serve a two-year term as chair of the group. The Coalition, formed in 2011, is a bipartisan effort to advance safe offshore energy
Governor Ivey Awards $1.5 Million to Enhance Recreation in Alabama
December 17, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards $1.5 Million to Enhance Recreation in Alabama

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Monday awarded $1.5 million in grants to improve recreational facilities in 10 Alabama communities. The awards, made through the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, range from building soccer fields to upgrading camp sites. “Improving Alabama’s parks, trails and ball fields makes our communities
Governor Ivey Awards $46.6 Million to Help Low-Income Residents with Heating Costs
December 14, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards $46.6 Million to Help Low-Income Residents with Heating Costs

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $46.6 million in grants to assist low-income families in Alabama with energy bills. The grants, issued to 21 community service agencies throughout the state, provide emergency funds to help low-income families heat their houses this winter. “During the winter, many low-income families
Governor Ivey Launches Year of Alabama Bicentennial
December 14, 2018

Governor Ivey Launches Year of Alabama Bicentennial

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey launched the year of Alabama’s bicentennial at the Alabama State Capitol on Friday, saying it will be a year to celebrate and educate. “We have an opportunity in front of us, and just as Alabamians have done for the past 199 years, we will make