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Governor Ivey Applauds Introduction of General Fund Budget, Comments on Medicaid
January 16, 2018

Governor Ivey Applauds Introduction of General Fund Budget, Comments on Medicaid

MONTGOMERY – Earlier today Senator Trip Pittman, Chairman of the Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund Committee, introduced Governor Kay Ivey’s proposed budget in the Senate. The Governor’s proposed budget sensibly funds state government with prudence and care. “I am pleased to learn that my budget was introduced today by
Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of State Representative George Bandy
January 16, 2018

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of State Representative George Bandy

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday released a statement on the passing of state Representative George Bandy. “I am saddened to hear of the death of state Representative George Bandy. Since his election in 1994, he has been a dedicated public servant to the people of Lee and Russell
Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency in Preparation for Winter Weather
January 15, 2018

Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency in Preparation for Winter Weather

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency effective at 6:00 p.m. Monday for all Alabama counties in preparation for potential severe winter weather. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a large portion of Alabama in anticipation of snow, sleet and freezing
State of Emergency: Winter Weather
January 15, 2018

State of Emergency: Winter Weather

WHEREAS the Alabama Emergency Management Act of 1955, as amended, confers upon the Governor the power to proclaim a State of Emergency when there exist conditions of disaster or of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property within the State caused by natural or man-made disasters, Ala. Code
State Public Health Emergency: Influenza
January 11, 2018

State Public Health Emergency: Influenza

WHEREAS the State Health Officer has reported that an outbreak of the influenza virus has occurred in the State of Alabama; and WHEREAS this outbreak poses a high probability of widespread exposure to an infectious agent that poses significant risk of substantial harm to a large number of people in
Toyota-Mazda selects Alabama for $1.6 billion auto plant with 4,000 jobs</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Project is a joint venture in North Alabama</span>
January 10, 2018

Toyota-Mazda selects Alabama for $1.6 billion auto plant with 4,000 jobs
Project is a joint venture in North Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey joined Toyota and Mazda leaders today to announce that the automakers have selected Huntsville, Alabama, as the site of their new joint-venture manufacturing plant. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, with production split evenly between two lines for
2018 State of the State Address
January 9, 2018

2018 State of the State Address

Watch: Governor Kay Ivey’s 2018 State of the State Address 2018 State of the State Governor Kay Ivey January 9, 2018 President Marsh, Speaker McCutcheon, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice Stuart, justices of the Alabama Supreme Court, distinguished guests – and my fellow Alabamians: As we begin the 2018
Governor Ivey Announces Kimber Manufacturing to Open Facility in Troy with 366 Jobs
January 9, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Kimber Manufacturing to Open Facility in Troy with 366 Jobs

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that Kimber Manufacturing Inc., a leading U.S. firearms manufacturer, has finalized plans to open a production facility in Troy, where it will create 366 jobs and invest $38 million into the local economy over the next five years. “With talented Alabamians already manufacturing
New Record Low Unemployment Rate in November; Rate Drops to 3.5%</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Economy Supporting Record High Number of Jobs</span>
December 22, 2017

New Record Low Unemployment Rate in November; Rate Drops to 3.5%
Economy Supporting Record High Number of Jobs

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate set a new record low of 3.5%, down from October’s previous record setting rate of 3.6%, and well below November 2016’s rate of 6.2%.  November’s rate represents 75,807 unemployed persons, also a new record low,
Governor Ivey Applauds Decision to Choose 187th Fighter Wing as Home for the New F-35
December 21, 2017

Governor Ivey Applauds Decision to Choose 187th Fighter Wing as Home for the New F-35

MONTGOMERY – Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced on Thursday that the Alabama Air National Guard’s 187th Fighter Wing has been chosen as a home for the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet. “I am thrilled and very pleased that the 187th Fighter Wing has been chosen as the