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Governor Ivey and Blue Origin Team Break Ground on New World-Class Engine Production Facility
January 25, 2019

Governor Ivey and Blue Origin Team Break Ground on New World-Class Engine Production Facility

HUNTSVILLE – Governor Kay Ivey joined members of the Blue Origin team to celebrate the official groundbreaking for its world-class rocket engine production facility on Friday in Huntsville. The plant will be built on 46 acres at the corner of Explorer Boulevard and Pegasus Drive in Cummings Research Park. The
Governor Ivey Announces Selection of Alabama Veterans Affairs Commissioner
January 24, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Selection of Alabama Veterans Affairs Commissioner

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Thursday the selection of retired Rear Admiral W. Kent Davis as commissioner of the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs. Adm. Davis was voted upon by the State Board of Veterans Affairs on Friday, January 4, 2019, and Governor Ivey officially offered him the
Gov. Ivey Awards State’s First Broadband Accessibility Fund Grants
January 22, 2019

Gov. Ivey Awards State’s First Broadband Accessibility Fund Grants

MONTGOMERY – Residents in seven Alabama communities will be afforded access to high-speed internet thanks to grants awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey under the Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund. The grants totaling almost $1.1 million are the first awarded from the fund, created by the Legislature and signed into law in
Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Death of Mobile Police Officer
January 20, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Death of Mobile Police Officer

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday issued the following statement regarding the shooting death of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder: “Less than a day after laying to rest Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter, I’m saddened to learn of the death of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder, who was killed
Gov. Ivey, Airbus Leaders Kick Off Construction on A220 Manufacturing Facility in Mobile
January 16, 2019

Gov. Ivey, Airbus Leaders Kick Off Construction on A220 Manufacturing Facility in Mobile

MOBILE – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday joined leaders of Airbus, top local officials and others at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley for a groundbreaking ceremony to launch construction of the company’s new A220 aircraft manufacturing facility. The assembly line will satisfy the strong and growing U.S. demand for the
Governor Kay Ivey Announced Today a Major Change to Her Senior Leadership Team
January 15, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey Announced Today a Major Change to Her Senior Leadership Team

MONTGOMERY – Governor Ivey announced on Tuesday that longtime confidant and chief of staff Steve Pelham will be leaving the Governor’s Office to become the new Vice President for Economic Development and Chief of Staff to Auburn University President Steven Leath in February.  Pelham became Ivey’s chief of staff when
2019 Inaugural Address
January 14, 2019

2019 Inaugural Address

GOVERNOR KAY IVEY 2019 INAUGURAL ADDRESS My Fellow Alabamians: To those of you who are joining us here on the beautiful grounds of our State Capitol, and to those of you watching across the state – thank you for being part of today’s historic ceremony. To the hundreds – if
Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Birmingham Law Enforcement Officers
January 13, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Birmingham Law Enforcement Officers

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday issued the following statement regarding the incident in Birmingham, which fatally wounded one officer and left a second officer in critical condition: “We began today with the heartbreaking news that Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter was killed in the line of duty and
Governor Ivey Announces $10.6 Million Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education
January 8, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces $10.6 Million Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education was awarded $10,620,000 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Care (OCC) through their Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) Program. “We welcome these much-needed funds to
Governor Ivey Comments on Appointment of Brad Mendheim to Alabama Supreme Court
December 28, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Appointment of Brad Mendheim to Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – Today, Governor Kay Ivey released a statement on the appointment of Brad Mendheim to fill a vacancy on the Alabama Supreme Court created by the election of Tom Parker as Chief Justice. “After reviewing all of those interested in the position, Justice Mendheim is clearly the most qualified,