Press Releases

Governor Ivey Announces $7 Million for Local Road and Bridge Projects
January 16, 2020

Governor Ivey Announces $7 Million for Local Road and Bridge Projects

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation on Thursday announced that $7 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various local road and bridge projects. The funding is made available through the Annual Grant Program, a new program created under the Rebuild
Governor Ivey Prepares State Resources Ahead of Potential Severe Weather
January 10, 2020

Governor Ivey Prepares State Resources Ahead of Potential Severe Weather

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that the state of Alabama is making necessary preparations ahead of the potential severe weather. The threat of impact is anticipated for Saturday, January 11. “While we can never anticipate exactly how Mother Nature may impact us, we should always be prepared
Governor Ivey Appoints Dr. Tommie Stewart to State Board of Education
January 7, 2020

Governor Ivey Appoints Dr. Tommie Stewart to State Board of Education

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday appointed Dr. Tommie ‘Tonea’ Stewart to represent District 5 on the Alabama State Board of Education. Governor Ivey spoke with Dr. Stewart today to ask her to serve. “Alabama’s students and teachers deserve our best, and Dr. Stewart is prepared to offer that,”
Governor Ivey Says Birmingham Northern Beltline Construction to Continue
December 19, 2019

Governor Ivey Says Birmingham Northern Beltline Construction to Continue

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that construction of the Birmingham Northern Beltline will resume soon thanks to funding secured by U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. Funding for the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS), of which the Birmingham Northern Beltline is a key component, is included in legislation that
Governor Ivey Announces $33 Million Renewal Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education
December 19, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces $33 Million Renewal Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education was awarded $33 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education for a renewal of Alabama’s Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) initiative over the next
Gov. Ivey Awards more than $2.5 Million for Emergency Housing Assistance Across Alabama
December 17, 2019

Gov. Ivey Awards more than $2.5 Million for Emergency Housing Assistance Across Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has awarded grants totaling more than $2.5 million to help homeless Alabamians with immediate housing assistance and to help others who are in danger of becoming homeless. The funding from the federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program will support organizations
Governor Ivey Invites Alabamians to Join for Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
December 4, 2019

Governor Ivey Invites Alabamians to Join for Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has invited Alabamians to, once again, join her for the official state Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The program is scheduled for Friday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. on the front steps of the Alabama state Capitol.  Governor Ivey shared this message on Wednesday as she
Governor Ivey Announces Born Ready Statewide Movement
December 3, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Born Ready Statewide Movement

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and Secretary of Early Childhood Education Jeana Ross on Tuesday announced Born Ready, a statewide movement focused on raising awareness among Alabama parents of the importance of early brain development and quality early childhood learning experiences. Innovative research at the heart of the Born Ready
Gov. Ivey Awards $1 million for 2020 Census Outreach
December 2, 2019

Gov. Ivey Awards $1 million for 2020 Census Outreach

to support efforts to promote, educate and encourage participation among Alabamians in the 2020 Census. The funds provided by the Legislature will go to 34 government agencies and organizations for programs to increase Alabama’s self-response rate during the 2020 Census this spring. “I cannot emphasize enough the importance of what
Governor Ivey Announces Qualified Developer Teams for Alabama Prison Program Request for Proposal</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Four Developer Teams to Receive RFP for New Prisons</span>
November 26, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Qualified Developer Teams for Alabama Prison Program Request for Proposal
Four Developer Teams to Receive RFP for New Prisons

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) announced today that four developer teams have qualified to receive the Request for Proposal (RFP) to improve the state’s prison infrastructure. Statements from each of the following teams can be found in the attached document. The four developer