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Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Passing of State Representative Jimmy Martin
May 31, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Passing of State Representative Jimmy Martin

MONTGOMERY – This morning, state Representative Jimmy Martin passed away from illness. Upon hearing the tragic news, Governor Ivey released the following statement: “Early this morning, state Representative Jimmy Martin lost his battle to cancer. Alabama has truly lost a good man and statesman. His many years of service to
Governor Ivey’s Statement on Christopher Lee Price Execution
May 30, 2019

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Christopher Lee Price Execution

MONTGOMERY – Christopher Lee Price has been executed for the 1991 murder of 57-year-old Pastor Bill Lynn. After being notified that Mr. Price’s sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “Ensuring the safety of the people who call Alabama home is of the highest priority.
Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Final Approval of General Fund
May 30, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Final Approval of General Fund

MONTGOMERY – Today, the Alabama State Senate gave final approval to the General Fund budget. Governor Ivey released the following statement, following the Senate’s action: “While remaining steadfast in our fiscally conservative approach, we have put forward a General Fund, which provides important funding that moves our state in a
Governor Ivey Makes Statement After Final Passage of HB380
May 30, 2019

Governor Ivey Makes Statement After Final Passage of HB380

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Legislature on Thursday passed House Bill 380, which reforms the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. This legislation was sponsored by Rep. Connie Rowe and Sen. Cam Ward. Following the Alabama Legislature’s passage of HB380, Governor Ivey released the following statement: “Too many lives were lost
Governor Ivey Signs Bill Increasing Pay and Expanding Incentives for Corrections Employees
May 29, 2019

Governor Ivey Signs Bill Increasing Pay and Expanding Incentives for Corrections Employees

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey, during a bill signing ceremony on Wednesday, signed into law House Bill 468, sponsored by Rep. Chris England. HB468 provides a two-step pay raise for certain employees of the Alabama Department of Corrections and expands the incentive program to include bonuses for additional training achievements.
Governor Ivey Announces Auto Supplier YKTA to Create 650 Jobs at Huntsville Plant
May 22, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Auto Supplier YKTA to Create 650 Jobs at Huntsville Plant

HUNTSVILLE– Governor Kay Ivey joined executives from auto supplier Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (YKTA) at a ceremony in Huntsville today to announce the company’s plans to invest $220 million to open a manufacturing facility that will create 650 jobs. The YKT Alabama facility will be located on the site of
Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Auburn Police Officers
May 20, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Auburn Police Officers

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday issued the following statement regarding the incident in Auburn, which fatally wounded one officer and injured two other officers: “Just last week, in Alabama and across the country, we honored the sacrifice of the men and women in law enforcement during National Peace
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Tourism Growth of $1.2 Billion
May 20, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Tourism Growth of $1.2 Billion

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced at a press conference that one million more people visited Alabama in 2018 than ever before and spent $15.5 billion, which was $1.2 billion higher than the previous year, according to the state’s annual economic impact report produced by Montgomery economist Dr.
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