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Governor Ivey Comments on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court
July 9, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. “I applaud President Trump for his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.  Judge Kavanaugh clearly understands the proper role of a
Governor Ivey Announces GE Appliances to create 255 jobs with expansion in Decatur
June 29, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces GE Appliances to create 255 jobs with expansion in Decatur

DECATUR – Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday that GE Appliances plans to invest $115 million in an expansion of its manufacturing facility in Decatur that will add 255 full-time jobs, bringing the plant’s total employment to nearly 1,300. The investment will help GE Appliances increase production to meet increasing demand
Governor Ivey Announces Ridesharing Law Effective Across Alabama</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Companies like Lyft, Uber Now Expanded to Suburban and Rural Areas</span>
June 27, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Ridesharing Law Effective Across Alabama
Companies like Lyft, Uber Now Expanded to Suburban and Rural Areas

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that statewide ridesharing is effective beginning July 1, 2018. Statewide ridesharing received approval from both the Alabama Senate and House and, on March 1, 2018, was signed into law by Governor Ivey. This allows companies like Lyft and Uber to operate regardless
Governor Ivey Announces LG Electronics to Open Alabama Solar Panel Plant, Creating 160 Jobs
June 27, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces LG Electronics to Open Alabama Solar Panel Plant, Creating 160 Jobs

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Wednesday that LG Electronics, a leading provider of residential solar panels in the United States, plans to invest $28 million to open a world-class solar module assembly plant in Huntsville, creating 160 jobs. LG will establish the new factory with two production lines
Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Bridgette Marshall
June 24, 2018

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Bridgette Marshall

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday released a statement on the death of Bridgette Marshall, wife of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall. “This morning, I was incredibly saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Bridgette Marshall. Bridgette was the loving wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall and the
Governor Ivey Comments on U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sales Tax Collection
June 21, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sales Tax Collection

MONTGOMERY – On Thursday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case South Dakota v. Wayfair. “Technology and the advent of e-commerce has drastically changed the retail landscape and the states’ ability to collect sales taxes. The Supreme Court’s ruling related to
Governor Ivey Comments on Potential Import Tariffs
June 18, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Potential Import Tariffs

MONTGOMERY – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding potential import tariffs. “Alabama has a rich history as a leader in manufacturing, a legacy which continues in large part, through our five automotive original equipment manufacturers and our over 200 supporting suppliers that have helped establish “Made
Governor Ivey Announces Facebook to Invest $750 million in New Data Center in Huntsville
June 14, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Facebook to Invest $750 million in New Data Center in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Thursday that Facebook will invest $750 million to build a data center in Huntsville, creating 100 high-paying jobs. Governor Ivey was joined for the announcement by Facebook representatives and local leaders. The official announcement was made this afternoon during a ceremony at the