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Governor Ivey Comments on Resignation of Michael Sentance as State Superintendent of Education
September 13, 2017

Governor Ivey Comments on Resignation of Michael Sentance as State Superintendent of Education

MONTGOMERY – Earlier today, State Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance submitted his resignation to Governor Kay Ivey, as President of the Board of Education. Shortly thereafter, Governor Ivey released the following statement. “Today, I received the resignation of State Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance. I do not take this situation lightly,
Governor Ivey Announces Autocar Selects Birmingham for Truck Assembly Plant
September 13, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Autocar Selects Birmingham for Truck Assembly Plant

BIRMINGHAM– Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that Hagerstown, Indiana-based Autocar will invest $120 million to expand and open a manufacturing plant in Jefferson County. The company will build heavy-duty cab-over-engine trucks in an existing one million-square-foot complex located in both Center Point and Birmingham. The development is expected to
President Trump Approves Governor Ivey’s Request for Presidential Disaster Declaration
September 11, 2017

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

MONTGOMERY – President Donald J. Trump on Monday approved Governor Kay Ivey’s request for a Presidential Disaster 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
Governor Ivey Signs Executive Order Extending Voter Registration Deadline for Senate Primary Run-off
September 11, 2017

Governor Ivey Signs Executive Order Extending Voter Registration Deadline for Senate Primary Run-off

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed Executive Order 711 extending the deadline to register to vote in the September 26, 2017 Republican Primary Run-off Election for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat. The original deadline was today, but due to the closure of state offices Governor Ivey decided to extend
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 711</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Extending the Voter Registration Deadline for the 2017 United States Senate Special Runoff Election</span>
September 11, 2017

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 711
Extending the Voter Registration Deadline for the 2017 United States Senate Special Runoff Election

WHEREAS Section 17-3-50, Code of Alabama (1975), provides that the “boards of registrars in the several counties of the state shall not register any person as a qualified elector within 14 days prior to any election;” WHEREAS today, therefore, is the deadline for the registration of voters to participate in the United
Governor Ivey Closes Some State Offices for Monday, Issues Directive for Others
September 10, 2017

Governor Ivey Closes Some State Offices for Monday, Issues Directive for Others

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday announced the closure of state offices in several Alabama counties ahead of the expected effects of Hurricane Irma. Due to the existing State of Emergency, Governor Ivey has directed that all state offices and buildings in the following counties be closed on Monday, September 11,
Governor Ivey Orders Level One Activation of Emergency Operations Center; Activates Alabama National Guard Personnel for State Active Duty
September 9, 2017

Governor Ivey Orders Level One Activation of Emergency Operations Center; Activates Alabama National Guard Personnel for State Active Duty

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Saturday authorized the activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Clanton to level one and the activation of the Alabama National Guard (ALNG) for state active duty, due to the potential impact of Hurricane Irma and the state’s role in supporting additional
Governor Ivey Comments on Selection of Quinton Ross as President of Alabama State University
September 8, 2017

Governor Ivey Comments on Selection of Quinton Ross as President of Alabama State University

MONTGOMERY – This afternoon the Alabama State University Board of Trustees selected Dr. Quinton Ross to be the next president of the University. As president of the board, Governor Kay Ivey participated in the vote, after which she released the following statement. “Dr. Quinton Ross is a true public servant.
Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Irma
September 8, 2017

Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Irma

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday issued a State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is expected to begin affecting Alabama late this weekend and into the beginning of next week. Governor Ivey had previously issued limited supplemental States of Emergency to address immediate needs, but due to
State of Emergency: Hurricane Irma
September 8, 2017

State of Emergency: Hurricane Irma

WHEREAS Hurricane Irma is a category four hurricane whose potential track includes the State of Florida and other parts of the Southeastern United States, including the State of Alabama; WHEREAS Governors of neighboring states have issued proclamations declaring the existence of a State of Emergency due to Hurricane Irma; WHEREAS