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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
Gov. Ivey Announces Five Alabama Companies Receive Hire Vets Medallion Awards
May 1, 2019

Gov. Ivey Announces Five Alabama Companies Receive Hire Vets Medallion Awards

MONTGOMERY – Governor Ivey on Wednesday announced five Alabama companies have received awards for the 2018 Hire Vets Medallion Program, an official program of the U.S. Department of Labor. These awards are the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention and
Gov. Ivey Announces 41 New Classrooms Funded Through Pre-K – 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning
April 30, 2019

Gov. Ivey Announces 41 New Classrooms Funded Through Pre-K – 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education on Tuesday announced that 41 new classrooms will be funded through the Pre-K through 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning (P-3). “Alabama children have reaped the benefits of our nationally recognized First Class Pre-K program, and
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Sets New Record With 2018 Economic Development Projects
April 25, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Sets New Record With 2018 Economic Development Projects

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that companies locating new facilities in Alabama or expanding existing operations invested $8.7 billion in growth projects during 2018, establishing a new annual record for the state. These economic development projects, outlined in the comprehensive 2018 New & Expanding Industry Report that’s