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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
Governor Ivey Announces $1.5 million in Local Homeland Security Grants
November 20, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces $1.5 million in Local Homeland Security Grants

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced first responders from across the state will receive Homeland Security grants totaling $1.5 million. The grants will provide sheriffs’ offices, police departments, fire departments and other first responders the opportunity to acquire new equipment, as well as to conduct training in three categories:
Alabama’s October Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 3.6%
November 17, 2017

Alabama’s October Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 3.6%

State Records Fewest Number of Unemployed People in History MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate is 3.6%, down from September’s previous record-tying rate of 3.8%, and well below October 2016’s rate of 6.1%. “We had great news last month, when
President Trump Declares Major Disaster for Five Alabama Counties as a Result of Hurricane Nate
November 16, 2017

President Trump Declares Major Disaster for Five Alabama Counties as a Result of Hurricane Nate

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump declared a major disaster exists in the state of Alabama as a result of Hurricane Nate.  This federal declaration is in response to Governor Kay Ivey’s major disaster request on 30 October. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public
Governor Ivey Announces Director of Alabama Fusion Center Receives National Director of the Year Award
November 16, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Director of Alabama Fusion Center Receives National Director of the Year Award

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey is pleased to announce the director of the Alabama Fusion Center (AFC) on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Alexandria, Va., received this year’s National Fusion Center Association’s (NFCA) Director of the Year award. “Not only is this national honor good for the Alabama Fusion Center, but it