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Governor Ivey Appoints Jim Purcell and Todd Cotton to Cabinet Posts
July 12, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Jim Purcell and Todd Cotton to Cabinet Posts

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Wednesday that she has appointed James “Jim” Purcell, Sr. as Acting Secretary of Information Technology and Todd Cotton as Acting Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Senior Services. “I am proud to appoint Jim and Todd to serve in my cabinet,” Governor Ivey
Governor Ivey Signs Executive Order Regarding Task Forces, Commissions and Councils Created by Executive Order
July 12, 2017

Governor Ivey Signs Executive Order Regarding Task Forces, Commissions and Councils Created by Executive Order

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed Executive Order 3 disbanding 18 task forces, commissions and councils established by the previous administration. “I believe strongly that my role is to make decisions and lead, not kick the can down the road. I am choosing to tackle some of the
Governor Ivey Appoints George Day to 16th Judicial Circuit in Etowah County
July 10, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints George Day to 16th Judicial Circuit in Etowah County

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Monday the appointment of George C. Day, Jr. as a judge on Alabama’s Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in Etowah County. Judge Day is filling the seat of retiring Circuit Judge Allen Millican. “I am proud to appoint George Day as a circuit court judge
Governor Ivey Appoints Lynn Beshear as Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health; Announces Additional Cabinet and Staff Changes
July 6, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Lynn Beshear as Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health; Announces Additional Cabinet and Staff Changes

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Lynn Beshear as Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health. “I am honored to appoint Lynn Beshear as Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health,” Governor Ivey said. “Through active participation in securing mental health services in the River Region, Lynn understands
Governor Ivey’s Statement on Federal Court Order Regarding Alabama’s Prisons
June 27, 2017

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Federal Court Order Regarding Alabama’s Prisons

MONTGOMERY – Upon the release of Judge Myron Thompson’s order related to a pending case against the State of Alabama and Department of Corrections regarding mental health provisions and care for prisoners, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “There are obviously several issues within our prison system that must
Governor Ivey Announces Blue Origin to Build New Rocket Engine Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville
June 26, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Blue Origin to Build New Rocket Engine Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Monday that Blue Origin plans to manufacture its BE-4 engine in a state-of-the art production facility to be built in Huntsville, Alabama — the Rocket City. The new facility will be in Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second-largest research park, and construction can
Supplemental State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy
June 21, 2017

Supplemental State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy

WHEREAS, a State of Emergency has been declared to exist in the State of Alabama, as of 10:00 a.m. CST on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, as a result of severe weather with tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, flooding, flash flooding, and river flooding possible; WHEREAS, numerous homes and businesses have been
Hours of Service Waiver: Tropical Storm Cindy
June 20, 2017

Hours of Service Waiver: Tropical Storm Cindy