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Governor Ivey Comments on Passage of Tax Reform
December 20, 2017

Governor Ivey Comments on Passage of Tax Reform

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday released the following statement upon passage of “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”: “American families know best how to spend their hard-earned dollars, not politicians in Washington. I am thankful both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate have passed historic tax reform legislation, and
Alabama Juvenile Justice Task Force Delivers Recommendations to Improve Outcomes for Youth, Families and Communities
December 18, 2017

Alabama Juvenile Justice Task Force Delivers Recommendations to Improve Outcomes for Youth, Families and Communities

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Juvenile Justice Task Force on Monday delivered a set of policy recommendations to Governor Kay Ivey and other state leaders aimed at protecting public safety, holding youthful offenders accountable, controlling costs, and improving outcomes for youth, families, and communities. The recommendations are expected to form the
Governor Ivey Announces Groundbreaking for Major Expansion of Wayne Farms Enterprise Creating More Than 350 New Jobs
December 12, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Groundbreaking for Major Expansion of Wayne Farms Enterprise Creating More Than 350 New Jobs

ENTERPRISE – A major expansion of the Enterprise Fresh Processing Facility by Wayne Farms LLC kicked off with a groundbreaking event on Tuesday. Governor Kay Ivey joined Wayne Farms leadership for the groundbreaking ceremony, along with local dignitaries, civic and business leaders from Enterprise, Coffee County, and surrounding areas. The
Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Presidential Space Policy Directive
December 11, 2017

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Presidential Space Policy Directive

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday released a statement in response to President Trump’s signing of President Space Policy Directive 1 (SPD-1). The President Space Policy Directive 1 ensures that NASA will lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and international partners, to enable human expansion
Governor Ivey Awards More Than $37 Million in Grants to Help Low-income Families with Energy Bills, Endure State’s Cold Weather Season
December 11, 2017

Governor Ivey Awards More Than $37 Million in Grants to Help Low-income Families with Energy Bills, Endure State’s Cold Weather Season

MONTGOMERY – With the first real surge of winter weather in Alabama last week, Governor Kay Ivey is awarding $37.3 million in grants to ensure that many of Alabama’s neediest families are prepared for the cold weather. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program grants, issued to 21 community service agencies
Governor Ivey Joins Other Republican Governors in Urging Congress to Act on Tax Reform
December 7, 2017

Governor Ivey Joins Other Republican Governors in Urging Congress to Act on Tax Reform

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced she has joined fellow Republican governors in sending a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, urging Congress to pass tax reform legislation. “President Trump is proposing the largest tax cut for American families and businesses in
Governor Ivey Announces $1.5 Million Grant to Help Expand State Pre-K through Third Grade Program to More Schools
December 5, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces $1.5 Million Grant to Help Expand State Pre-K through Third Grade Program to More Schools

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million grant to help expand the state’s Pre-K through Third Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning program. “I’m thrilled to announce the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education
Governor Ivey Joins Bipartisan Effort to Provide Opportunities for Computer Science Education in Alabama
December 4, 2017

Governor Ivey Joins Bipartisan Effort to Provide Opportunities for Computer Science Education in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday, as part of Computer Science Education Week 2017, announced she is joining the Governors’ Partnership for K-12 Computer Science. Creating opportunities for computer science education in Alabama is a pillar of Governor Ivey’s “Strong Start, Strong Finish” education initiative, and this Partnership furthers
Governor Ivey Appoints Veteran Prosecutor Mike Anderton as Jefferson County District Attorney
November 29, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Veteran Prosecutor Mike Anderton as Jefferson County District Attorney

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced she has appointed T. Michael Anderton to fill the vacancy of District Attorney for 10th Judicial Circuit. “I am proud to appoint Mike Anderton as Jefferson County District Attorney. Out of all the applicants, Mike had the most experience, and I know
Governor Ivey Proclaims Small Business Saturday
November 22, 2017

Governor Ivey Proclaims Small Business Saturday

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has signed a proclamation formally declaring November 25th as Small Business Saturday in Alabama. Small Business Saturday is designed to celebrate and support small businesses and the impact it has on Alabama communities. “Small Business Saturday is a wonderful opportunity for Alabamians to support local businesses on