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Governor Ivey Encourages Alabamians to Donate Blood Following Hurricane Harvey
August 31, 2017

Governor Ivey Encourages Alabamians to Donate Blood Following Hurricane Harvey

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday called on Alabamians to donate blood to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Due to the massive devastation of this storm system, the state of Texas is relying on the efforts of blood banks across the country. Today, in fulfilling her pledge to
Hours of Service Waiver: Hurricane Harvey
August 30, 2017

Hours of Service Waiver: Hurricane Harvey

Governor Ivey Urges Alabamians to Pray For and Help Harvey Survivors
August 29, 2017

Governor Ivey Urges Alabamians to Pray For and Help Harvey Survivors

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement in response to Hurricane Harvey. “Like all Americans, the people of Alabama are deeply moved by the massive devastation that has affected the state of Texas. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of those lost because of Hurricane Harvey,
Governor Ivey Celebrates Expansion at Baxter Opelika Facility
August 29, 2017

Governor Ivey Celebrates Expansion at Baxter Opelika Facility

OPELIKA – Governor Kay Ivey attended a ribbon cutting today recognizing the completion of a significant expansion project at the Baxter manufacturing facility in Opelika. The expansion brings the total current size of the Opelika facility to 400,000 square feet, roughly the size of seven football fields. Three years ago, Baxter
Governor Ivey Authorizes Alabama National Guard to Assist in Hurricane Harvey Efforts
August 28, 2017

Governor Ivey Authorizes Alabama National Guard to Assist in Hurricane Harvey Efforts

MONTGOMERY – Upon a request from the National Guard Bureau, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has authorized Alabama Adjutant General Sheryl Gordon to send two CH-47 Chinook Helicopters and two UH-60M medical aircraft, along with their respective crews, to assist in recovery efforts in Texas as a response to Hurricane Harvey.
Governor Ivey Announces Inaugural Governor’s Disability Job Fair
August 28, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Inaugural Governor’s Disability Job Fair

BIRMINGHAM – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced the Governor’s Inaugural Disability Job Fair will take place during National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October. Governor Ivey made the announcement at United Ability, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, following a tour of their facility which provides a wide range
Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.5%
August 18, 2017

Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.5%

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate is 4.5%, down from June’s rate of 4.6%, and well below July 2016’s rate of 5.8%.  July’s rate represents 96,251 unemployed persons, compared to 100,187 in June and 126,182 in July 2016. “This month, there are
Governor Ivey Establishes Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services
August 17, 2017

Governor Ivey Establishes Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that she has signed Executive Order 709 establishing the Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services. This office, which will be within the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), will replace the former Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Volunteer Service. Governor Ivey appointed