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Governor Ivey Announces Alabama as First State to Roll Out Nationally Recognized Manufacturing Credentials at Every Community College
November 6, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama as First State to Roll Out Nationally Recognized Manufacturing Credentials at Every Community College

BIRMINGHAM – Governor Kay Ivey, while speaking at the Southern Automotive Conference Friday, announced that the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), through a partnership with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), will be offering nationally-recognized and industry-led credentials at every college this Spring. This rollout makes Alabama the first state
Governor Ivey Welcomes 50 New Jobs at Briggs & Stratton’s Auburn Facility
October 30, 2017

Governor Ivey Welcomes 50 New Jobs at Briggs & Stratton’s Auburn Facility

AUBURN – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. plans to begin production of Vanguard big block V-twin engines at its Auburn location in 2018, ultimately creating approximately 50 new jobs for the area. The project involves a $12 million investment from the company. “Briggs
Governor Ivey Announces Grant to Improve Workforce Development
October 23, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Grant to Improve Workforce Development

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices has chosen Alabama as one of six states to participate in a policy academy focused on work-based learning aimed at producing a skilled workforce. Work-based learning blends work experience and applied learning to
Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Lowest in History at 3.8%</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>State at lowest unemployment rate in history; nearly 50,000 more Alabamians are working today than one year ago</span>
October 20, 2017

Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Lowest in History at 3.8%
State at lowest unemployment rate in history; nearly 50,000 more Alabamians are working today than one year ago

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate is 3.8%, down from August’s rate of 4.2%, and well below September 2016’s rate of 6.0%.  The last time Alabama’s unemployment rate was this low was in April 2007, when it also measured 3.8%, the lowest rate
Governor Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for House District 21
October 16, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for House District 21

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed a proclamation to set the special election dates for Alabama House District 21. Governor Ivey set the primary for Tuesday, January 9, 2018, runoff for Tuesday, March 27, 2018 and the general election Tuesday, June 12, 2018. If there is no need
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama to Join FirstNet First Responder Network</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications Across Alabama</span>
October 10, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama to Join FirstNet First Responder Network
First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications Across Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced her decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community that will bring advanced tools to help Alabama’s first responders save lives and protect communities. “Keeping Alabama’s residents, visitors and first responders safe is
Termination of State of Emergency: Hurricane Nate
October 10, 2017

Termination of State of Emergency: Hurricane Nate

 
President Trump Approves Governor Ivey’s Request for Presidential Emergency Declaration
October 8, 2017

President Trump Approves Governor Ivey’s Request for Presidential Emergency Declaration

MONTGOMERY – President Donald Trump on Sunday approved Governor Kay Ivey’s request for a Presidential Emergency Declaration for the State of Alabama. The President declared that an emergency exists in the State of Alabama and ordered Federal assistance to supplement existing response efforts due to emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Nate
President Trump Approves Governor Ivey’s Request for Presidential Emergency Declaration
October 8, 2017

President Trump Approves Governor Ivey’s Request for Presidential Emergency Declaration

MONTGOMERY – President Donald Trump on Sunday approved Governor Kay Ivey’s request for a Presidential Emergency Declaration for the State of Alabama. The President declared that an emergency exists in the State of Alabama and ordered Federal assistance to supplement existing response efforts due to emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Nate