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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

 
State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy
June 20, 2017

State of Emergency: Tropical Storm Cindy

 
Governor Ivey, Alabama Leaders Announce Initiative to Protect Public Safety and Improve Outcomes for Youth, Families, and Communities
June 13, 2017

Governor Ivey, Alabama Leaders Announce Initiative to Protect Public Safety and Improve Outcomes for Youth, Families, and Communities

MONTGOMERY– Today Governor Kay Ivey, Chief Justice Lyn Stuart, Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh, and Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon announced the formation of the Alabama Juvenile Justice Task Force. The inter-branch, bipartisan Task Force is charged with performing a comprehensive, data-driven review of Alabama’s juvenile justice system
Governor Ivey Supports Duchenne-Awareness Effort by Ultra-Distance Cyclist from Alabama
June 9, 2017

Governor Ivey Supports Duchenne-Awareness Effort by Ultra-Distance Cyclist from Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday released a statement supporting Birmingham resident Brian Toone who is competing in a cross-country bicycle race to raise support for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Toone will be joined by Scott Griffin, representing Alabama-based Hope for Gabe Foundation. In 2008, Griffin’s 12-year-old son Gabe was
Governor Ivey’s Statement on Robert Melson Execution
June 8, 2017

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Robert Melson Execution

MONTGOMERY – Robert Melson has been executed for the 1994 murders of Nathaniel Baker, Tamika Collins and Darrell Collier. After being notified that Mr. Melson’s sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “As governor, I do not relish the responsibility that I hold related to
Governor Ivey Visits Washington, DC, Attends Infrastructure Meeting Hosted by President Trump
June 8, 2017

Governor Ivey Visits Washington, DC, Attends Infrastructure Meeting Hosted by President Trump

MONTGOMERY – Earlier today, upon receiving an invitation from President Donald J. Trump, Governor Kay Ivey took part in a series of meetings related to the President’s infrastructure plan. In attendance, in addition to the Governor, were numerous administration officials including President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Transportation Secretary Elaine
Governor Ivey Signs Bill Requiring School Emergency Notification System
June 8, 2017

Governor Ivey Signs Bill Requiring School Emergency Notification System

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey recently signed House Bill 89, which requires the Alabama Department of Education to develop and implement an electronic notification system to facilitate the sharing of school emergency-related information between local schools, local school systems, the department, and the Governor. “As a former school teacher, I
Governor Ivey Signs Bills to Improve Alabama’s Business Climate
June 6, 2017

Governor Ivey Signs Bills to Improve Alabama’s Business Climate

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey recently signed into law Senate Bill 316, House Bill 242 and House Bill 390. All three bills, improve Alabama’s business climate by reducing regulation and by making it easier for small businesses to operate in the state. “From day one, my quest has been to