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Governor Ivey Announces Expansion of Interstate 65 to Six Lanes in Shelby County
May 11, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Expansion of Interstate 65 to Six Lanes in Shelby County

MONTGOMERY – As part of her mission to steady the ship of state, Governor Kay Ivey is focused on implementing policies aimed at improving Alabama’s economy. To that end, Governor Ivey announced today she has directed Alabama Department of Transportation Director John Cooper to expand a portion of Interstate 65
Governor Ivey Praises Alabama Jobs Act, Canfield’s Successes
May 9, 2017

Governor Ivey Praises Alabama Jobs Act, Canfield’s Successes

MONTGOMERY – Upon the passage of HB574, Governor Ivey released the following statement of support: “Economic development is vital to this state. Since my first day in office I have supported the legislature’s effort to pass the Alabama Jobs Act because of the flexibility it gives us to attract more
Governor Ivey Continues Support for Baby Box Program in Alabama
May 9, 2017

Governor Ivey Continues Support for Baby Box Program in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announces her support for the continuation of the Baby Box Program in Alabama. The program has transitioned to the Alabama Department of Human Resources, which will facilitate its expansion into Alabama. Previously, the program was under the supervision of the Office of Rural Development until
Governor Ivey Appoints Enterprise Mayor Kenneth Boswell as Director of ADECA
May 5, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Enterprise Mayor Kenneth Boswell as Director of ADECA

MONTGOMERY – As part of her mission to steady the ship of state and improve Alabama’s image, Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Enterprise Mayor Kenneth Boswell as Director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. “ADECA provides valuable support to our local communities, improving the quality of life
Governor Ivey’s Statement Regarding House Action on Military Support Bills
May 4, 2017

Governor Ivey’s Statement Regarding House Action on Military Support Bills

MONTGOMERY – Upon passage of several military-focused bills by the Alabama House of Representatives, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “Today, the House of Representatives – in a bipartisan manner – passed several bills to support our military. This continues a long tradition in our state of supporting the
Governor Ivey Announces Creation of Alabama Aviation Education Center in Mobile
May 3, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Creation of Alabama Aviation Education Center in Mobile

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced plans today to create the Alabama Aviation Education Center, a hands-on instructional facility to be located near the Airbus aircraft manufacturing facility in Mobile that aims to bolster Alabama’s workforce development efforts and inspire young people to pursue careers in the state’s growing aerospace
Governor Ivey Announces the Launch of Alabama Bicentennial Celebration
May 2, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces the Launch of Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

MOBILE – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will help the city of Mobile raise the first flag for the commemoration of Alabama’s 200th birthday and you’re invited! ALABAMA 200, a three-year celebration of the anniversary of statehood, will reach every county and corner of the state. It begins in the historic heart
Alabama Governor Ivey Named States’ Co-Chair for Delta Regional Authority
May 1, 2017

Alabama Governor Ivey Named States’ Co-Chair for Delta Regional Authority

MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA REGION  –Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has been named the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) States’ Co-Chair to lead coordination of the DRA’s work on behalf of 10 million Delta residents. Gov. Ivey grew up in the small town of Camden in Wilcox County and working on her father’s
Governor Ivey Appoints Joshua Pendergrass as Communication Director
May 1, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Joshua Pendergrass as Communication Director

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the appointment of Joshua Pendergrass as Communication Director. The appointment was effective Wednesday, April 19, 2017. “Since taking office, I have worked to fill my team with men and women of the highest integrity. As we seek to restore Alabama’s image, I
Governor Ivey Appoints Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court
April 26, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – On Wednesday, Roy Moore resigned as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Upon notice of Mr. Moore’s resignation, Governor Kay Ivey appointed Associate Justice Lyn Stuart to permanently lead the state’s highest court. Chief Justice Stuart is the first female Republican Chief Justice in the history of