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Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama to add 200 jobs, new vehicle at Montgomery assembly plant</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'> A total of 1,200 new jobs coming to the state </span>
November 13, 2019

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama to add 200 jobs, new vehicle at Montgomery assembly plant
A total of 1,200 new jobs coming to the state

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey joined Hyundai executives and local leaders today to announce that the automaker plans to add a new vehicle to its Alabama production lineup as part of a $410 million expansion project that will create 200 jobs at the state-of-the-art facility. During a ceremony at the
Governor Ivey Presented with Plan for Achieving Statewide STEM Success
November 8, 2019

Governor Ivey Presented with Plan for Achieving Statewide STEM Success

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today was presented with a plan to improve STEM education across the state and create a workforce pipeline critical to filling the more than 850,000 STEM-related occupations that will be needed in the state by 2026. Alabama is a national leader in STEM fields such
Governor Ivey Announces Record Number of Alabama Foster Care Adoptions
November 7, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Record Number of Alabama Foster Care Adoptions

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that, yet again, Alabama reported a record number of foster care adoptions. In Fiscal Year 2019, there were 731 foster care adoptions, which is an all-time record for the state. That is up from the previous year’s record of 727 adoptions. The
Governor Ivey Announces 16 GOMESA-funded Projects
November 6, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces 16 GOMESA-funded Projects

SPANISH FORT – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday, during a press conference, announced close to $28 million for 16 projects, which are supported by funds from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 (GOMESA). These projects focus on land acquisitions, research and recreational access improvements, which are included
Gov. Ivey: Carvana plans to open Alabama distribution hub, creating more than 450 jobs
November 5, 2019

Gov. Ivey: Carvana plans to open Alabama distribution hub, creating more than 450 jobs

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, plans to invest more than $40 million to construct an Alabama distribution and fulfillment center, creating more than 450 jobs in Bessemer. Carvana, the fastest-growing auto retailer in the U.S., plans
Gov. Ivey: Koch Foods to expand Alabama operations with new Attalla facility
November 5, 2019

Gov. Ivey: Koch Foods to expand Alabama operations with new Attalla facility

ATTALLA – Governor Kay Ivey today joined representatives of Koch Foods and local leaders in Etowah County to announce that the company plans to invest more than $50 million to establish a state-of-the-art grain storage and distribution facility in Attalla. Koch Foods said the new poultry feed-mill will create 28
Governor Ivey Announces Alabama’s Participation in the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart Challenge
November 1, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama’s Participation in the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart Challenge

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that Alabama will participate in the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart Challenge. The Girls Go CyberStart Challenge is a skills-based competition designed to encourage girls to pursue cyber-based learning and career opportunities. “Initiatives like the Girls Go CyberStart Challenge are critical because they
Gov. Ivey Awards Grants to Battle Illegal Drugs in Alabama
October 28, 2019

Gov. Ivey Awards Grants to Battle Illegal Drugs in Alabama

MONTGOMERY— Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced more than $1.4 million in grants are being awarded to continue the fight to reduce illegal drug use in the state by arresting those who buy or sell illegal drugs or falsely obtain prescription drugs. Funds will be distributed to the seven regional
Governor Ivey Announces ID Plastics to Open First U.S. Manufacturing Operation in Auburn
October 14, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces ID Plastics to Open First U.S. Manufacturing Operation in Auburn

AUBURN – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that ID Plastics LP, a manufacturer of a variety of technical plastic products, plans to invest $9.8 million to open its first U.S. operation in Auburn. “Our continued efforts and partnerships with local communities have led to another great manufacturer coming to
Governor Ivey Makes Statement Following Completion of Radiation Treatment
October 11, 2019

Governor Ivey Makes Statement Following Completion of Radiation Treatment

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday issued the following statement after the completion of her radiation treatment: “Three weeks ago, I announced that during a routine exam, my longtime family physician discovered a tiny, isolated malignancy on my lung. The day after I shared this news, I went in