Press Releases

Governor Ivey Announces GE Aviation to Boost 3-D Printing in Auburn with Milestone Expansion
March 20, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces GE Aviation to Boost 3-D Printing in Auburn with Milestone Expansion

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that GE Aviation plans to invest $50 million to expand the additive manufacturing operation at its Auburn facility, the aerospace industry’s first site to mass produce a jet engine component using 3-D printing technologies. As part of the project, GE Aviation will
Governor Kay Ivey Encourages Alabama High School and College Students to Join Innovative Cybersecurity Competition</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Girls Go CyberStart Provides Opportunities for High School Girls to Explore Careers in Cybersecurity and Cyber FastTrack Accelerates Cybersecurity Opportunities for All College Students in Alabama </span>
March 15, 2019

Governor Kay Ivey Encourages Alabama High School and College Students to Join Innovative Cybersecurity Competition
Girls Go CyberStart Provides Opportunities for High School Girls to Explore Careers in Cybersecurity and Cyber FastTrack Accelerates Cybersecurity Opportunities for All College Students in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today encouraged young women in Alabama high schools to take advantage of an opportunity to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science by trying to solve the challenges of the 2019 Girls Go CyberStart program. Participating students, and their teachers, do not need knowledge
Governor Ivey Calls Alabama Legislature Into Special Session
March 5, 2019

Governor Ivey Calls Alabama Legislature Into Special Session

MONTGOMERY – Following tonight’s adjournment of the Alabama Legislature, Governor Kay Ivey called a Special Session to tackle Alabama’s ongoing infrastructure issues. The Special Session will be focused on legislation to levy an additional excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel; legislation concerning the Legislature’s Permanent Joint Transportation Committee to
President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Lee County
March 5, 2019

President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Lee County

MONTGOMERY – In response to Governor Kay Ivey’s request on March 4, President Donald Trump approved a Major Disaster Declaration for Lee County in the State of Alabama today triggering the release of federal funds to help people and communities recover from severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes that occurred
Governor Ivey Releases Rebuild Alabama Bill
March 1, 2019

Governor Ivey Releases Rebuild Alabama Bill

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday released the Rebuild Alabama bill. The bill will be filed in the Alabama Legislature by Representative Bill Poole ahead of the 2019 Regular Session, which begins on Tuesday. Governor Ivey also issued the following statement: “I look forward to working with members of
Governor Ivey Announces Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan
February 27, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan

MAPLESVILLE – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced her Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan at a press conference, alongside a host of legislators, stakeholder groups and other state and local officials. The Rebuild Alabama plan proposes a 10-cent increase in Alabama’s fuel tax with an index designed to coincide with the
Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency Due to Flooding and Potential Severe Weather in Parts of Alabama
February 23, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues State of Emergency Due to Flooding and Potential Severe Weather in Parts of Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency effective at 9:00 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2019, for several Alabama counties due to flooding caused by heavy rains over the past several days and ongoing severe weather today. The counties included are as follows: Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman,
Governor Ivey Applauds Two Cabinet Members and Alabama Woman for White House Recognition
February 22, 2019

Governor Ivey Applauds Two Cabinet Members and Alabama Woman for White House Recognition

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday applauded two members of her cabinet and an Alabama woman for being recognized at a reception hosted by President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, in honor of National African American History Month. Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington and
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Approved for SBA Disaster Assistance Following Severe Weather in January
February 22, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama Approved for SBA Disaster Assistance Following Severe Weather in January

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey, along with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Alabama Emergency Management Director Brian Hastings announced on Friday that Alabama businesses and residents affected by severe weather and a tornado on January 19th, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the SBA. SBA Administrator Linda McMahon
Governor Ivey Announces Grand River Technology Park Project with $85 Million Impact Coming to Birmingham
February 20, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Grand River Technology Park Project with $85 Million Impact Coming to Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Labor’s Abandoned Mine Land Program (ADOL AML) along with United States Steel Corporation (U. S. Steel) announced on Wednesday the new Grand River Technology Park project and relocation of the Southern Museum of Flight. This project is a collaborative effort