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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
Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Macon County Official Harold Powell
November 15, 2017

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Macon County Official Harold Powell

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday released a statement on the passing of Macon County official Harold Powell, while on a state economic development trip to Italy. “It is with great sorrow that I learned today of the passing of Harold Powell Jr. while representing the State of Alabama
Governor Ivey Promotes Veterans Day through Proclamation and Executive Order
November 8, 2017

Governor Ivey Promotes Veterans Day through Proclamation and Executive Order

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday proclaimed Saturday, November 11, 2017 as Veterans Day in the state of Alabama and signed Executive Order 712 expanding the purpose of the Alabama Executive Veterans Network (AlaVetNet). “Veterans make up more than 12 percent of Alabama’s population; therefore, it is only fitting