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Governor Ivey Comments on Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council’s Report
January 24, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council’s Report

MONTGOMERY – Today, the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council released its report, including recommendations to address the opioid epidemic. Governor kay Ivey released the following statement about the Council and its report. “I am thankful for the hard work of the Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. We must find
Governor Ivey Comments on Reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program
January 22, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

MONTGOMERY – Today, both houses of the United States Congress passed a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding Congress’ reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. “I am thankful that Congress has finally passed a continuing resolution to fund the
Governor Ivey Comments on Senate Democratic Leadership’s Failure to Pass a Continuing Resolution
January 20, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Senate Democratic Leadership’s Failure to Pass a Continuing Resolution

MONTGOMERY – Yesterday, Congress did not pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding this event. “I am disappointed in Senate Democratic Leadership in Washington for their failure to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government. I have been in contact with Alabama’s Congressional Delegation
Termination of State of Emergency: Winter Weather
January 19, 2018

Termination of State of Emergency: Winter Weather

WHEREAS, on January 15, 2018, I proclaimed a State of Emergency under the Alabama Emergency Management Act of 1955, as amended, due to conditions of disaster and extreme peril to the safety of persons and property within the State caused by the winter storm system; and WHEREAS, at the request
Governor Ivey Supports Trump Administration Changes to Protect Religious Liberty
January 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Supports Trump Administration Changes to Protect Religious Liberty

MONTGOMERY – Today, the Trump Administration announced two changes to Obama-era policies which limited a state’s ability to implement qualification standards for medical providers who receive Medicaid funds and which limited religious liberty. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement in response to the announced changes. “President Trump is
Governor Ivey Appoints Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim of Dothan to the Alabama Supreme Court
January 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Appoints Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim of Dothan to the Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – Today, Governor Kay Ivey appointed Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim to fill a vacancy on the Alabama Supreme Court created by the resignation of Justice Glenn Murdock. “In appointing someone to serve on the Alabama Supreme Court, it is imperative to appoint someone with impeccable legal credentials and with
Governor Ivey Announces $2.5 Million Grant for Alabama Aviation College Expansion
January 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces $2.5 Million Grant for Alabama Aviation College Expansion

OZARK – Governor Kay Ivey announced that Enterprise State Community College will receive $2.5 million dollars to expand the Alabama Aviation College in Ozark. The funds are part of the Alabama Capital Improvement Trust Fund which awards funds for projects that promote economic development and industrial recruitment in the state.
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Has Record Number of People Working in December</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Unemployment Rate Remains at Record Low 3.5%</span>
January 19, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Has Record Number of People Working in December
Unemployment Rate Remains at Record Low 3.5%

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that 2,093,063 people were counted as employed in December, the most ever recorded.  This number is up from November’s count of 2,087,509, and up from December 2016’s count of 2,047,753. Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.5%, maintaining last month’s
Governor Ivey Applauds Introduction of General Fund Budget, Comments on Medicaid
January 16, 2018

Governor Ivey Applauds Introduction of General Fund Budget, Comments on Medicaid

MONTGOMERY – Earlier today Senator Trip Pittman, Chairman of the Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund Committee, introduced Governor Kay Ivey’s proposed budget in the Senate. The Governor’s proposed budget sensibly funds state government with prudence and care. “I am pleased to learn that my budget was introduced today by
Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of State Representative George Bandy
January 16, 2018

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of State Representative George Bandy

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday released a statement on the passing of state Representative George Bandy. “I am saddened to hear of the death of state Representative George Bandy. Since his election in 1994, he has been a dedicated public servant to the people of Lee and Russell