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Governor Ivey Urges Alabamians to Prepare for Hurricane Season and Monitor Hurricane Irma
September 6, 2017

Governor Ivey Urges Alabamians to Prepare for Hurricane Season and Monitor Hurricane Irma

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday stressed the importance of everyone getting prepared for Hurricane season, especially as we approach the peak of the season, according to the National Hurricane Center. Today, the Alabama Emergency Management Agency conducted its first coordinating group call as we continue to monitor the
Governor Ivey Names Brian Hastings Director of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency
September 1, 2017

Governor Ivey Names Brian Hastings Director of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday she has named Brian Hastings as Director of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency. Director Hastings recently retired, with the rank of Colonel, from the United States Air Force. “The recent events in Texas remind us of the importance of having a well-run and effective
Governor Ivey Sends Additional Support to Texas to Help Hurricane Harvey Survivors
August 31, 2017

Governor Ivey Sends Additional Support to Texas to Help Hurricane Harvey Survivors

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday authorized additional support personnel from Alabama to assist Texas in response to the devastation resulting from Hurricane Harvey. Texas has requested an Alabama Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC). EMAC serves as the nation’s state to state
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