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Governor Ivey Encourages Alabama Residents to Prepare for Severe Weather
April 13, 2019

Governor Ivey Encourages Alabama Residents to Prepare for Severe Weather

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) are urging Alabama residents to prepare for potential severe weather moving through the state Saturday night into Sunday. The National Weather Service is forecasting a significant threat of severe weather to include destructive, long-track tornadoes and damaging straight-line
Governor Ivey Announces Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Approves Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast Recovery
April 12, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Approves Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast Recovery

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Federal Council) approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of
Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Stay of Execution for Death Row Inmate Christopher Lee Price
April 12, 2019

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Stay of Execution for Death Row Inmate Christopher Lee Price

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement following the granting of a stay of execution for death row inmate Christopher Lee Price: “This evening, the state of Alabama witnessed a miscarriage of justice. Just days before Christmas in 1991, Christopher Lee Price brutally took the life of Pastor
Governor Ivey: Supplier Toyota Boshoku to Build Athens Manufacturing Facility, Creating 400 Jobs
April 10, 2019

Governor Ivey: Supplier Toyota Boshoku to Build Athens Manufacturing Facility, Creating 400 Jobs

ATHENS – Governor Kay Ivey joined representatives of Toyota Boshoku America and local leaders in Limestone County today to announce that the global automotive supplier plans to invest over $50 million to open a manufacturing facility in Athens, creating a total of around 400 jobs once full production is reached.
Governor Ivey Kicks Off Year-Long Alabama Counts 2020 Census Initiative
April 4, 2019

Governor Ivey Kicks Off Year-Long Alabama Counts 2020 Census Initiative

MONTGOMERY – More than 200 mayors, county commissioners, legislators and other community leaders from across Alabama joined Governor Kay Ivey today to kick off the Alabama Counts outreach initiative aimed at maximum participation among Alabamians in the 2020 census. With a little less than one year until the U.S. government’s
Governor Ivey Appoints New Senior Services Commissioner
April 3, 2019

Governor Ivey Appoints New Senior Services Commissioner

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that she has appointed Jean Brown to serve as the new commissioner of the Alabama Department of Senior Services. “Jean’s experience in state government and the legal field will be a tremendous asset to the Department of Senior Services,” Governor Ivey said.
Alabama Responds to US Department of Justice Findings Letter Regarding Alabama Prisons
April 3, 2019

Alabama Responds to US Department of Justice Findings Letter Regarding Alabama Prisons

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections responded today to a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) findings letter that reports the results of the DOJ’s investigation into inmate-on-inmate violence, sexual assault, and the conditions of confinement within the Alabama Department of Corrections’ (ADOC) male correctional facilities.
Gov. Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for House District 74
April 1, 2019

Gov. Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for House District 74

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed a proclamation to set the special election dates for Alabama House District 74. Governor Ivey set the primary election for Tuesday, June 11, 2019, runoff for Tuesday, August 27, 2019 and the general election Tuesday, November 12, 2019. If there is no
Governor Ivey Honors Eight Winners with 2019 Trade Excellence Awards
March 27, 2019

Governor Ivey Honors Eight Winners with 2019 Trade Excellence Awards

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the winners of the 2019 Governor’s Trade Excellence Awards, which recognize companies that fuel Alabama’s robust export business and sell their innovative designs and products in markets worldwide. This year’s eight honorees include key players in the critical transportation industry, which has
Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Death of State Representative Dimitri Polizos
March 27, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Death of State Representative Dimitri Polizos

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday released a statement on the passing of state Representative Dimitri Polizos. “Representative Polizos was a man of honor and distinction. He was first and foremost a proud family man and member of his community. He was a successful small business owner who believed