Press Releases

Governor Ivey Approves Alabama National Guard to Send Up to 50 Support Personnel to Florida as Needed
August 30, 2019

Governor Ivey Approves Alabama National Guard to Send Up to 50 Support Personnel to Florida as Needed

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday, ahead of Hurricane Dorian, announced that she has approved the Alabama National Guard to send up to 50 support personnel to Florida, should the need arise. “Alabamians believe in neighbors helping neighbors, and we stand ready to support the Floridians however we can,”
Gov. Ivey Announces Alabama to Open European Office to Advance Economic Development
August 26, 2019

Gov. Ivey Announces Alabama to Open European Office to Advance Economic Development

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that the Alabama Department of Commerce has opened a business development office in Stuttgart, Germany, to enhance the state’s strategic efforts to attract European companies considering job-creating investments in the U.S. Christoph Doerr, an experienced German businessman who spent seven years in charge
Governor Ivey Announces Respondents for Alabama Prison Program Request for Qualifications</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Five Developer Teams Submitted Statements of Qualifications for New Prisons</span>
August 26, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Respondents for Alabama Prison Program Request for Qualifications
Five Developer Teams Submitted Statements of Qualifications for New Prisons

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) are pleased that several developer teams have responded to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) by submitting a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) to improve the state’s prison infrastructure. “The first steps in my plan to revitalize Alabama’s prisons are
Gov. Ivey Marks Construction Start on Auto Supplier DaikyoNishikawa’s $110 Million Alabama Plant
August 22, 2019

Gov. Ivey Marks Construction Start on Auto Supplier DaikyoNishikawa’s $110 Million Alabama Plant

HUNTSVILLE – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday joined executives of DaikyoNishikawa US (DNUS) and local leaders at a groundbreaking event to officially launch construction on the auto supplier’s $110 million manufacturing plant in North Alabama. The DNUS facility, which will produce plastic automotive parts for the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A.
Gov. Ivey Announces Auto Supplier Vuteq to Create 200 Jobs at Alabama Plant
August 21, 2019

Gov. Ivey Announces Auto Supplier Vuteq to Create 200 Jobs at Alabama Plant

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that global automotive supplier Vuteq USA plans to invest more than $60 million to open a manufacturing facility to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) auto assembly plant in Huntsville. Japan-based Vuteq, which has operated in North America for over three
Universities, Alabama Department of Public Health Work Together to Increase Safety on State’s Highways
August 20, 2019

Universities, Alabama Department of Public Health Work Together to Increase Safety on State’s Highways

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced $3.3 million in grants are being awarded to Auburn University, The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Public Health. Funds from the grants will go to their efforts to make Alabama highways safer. Using data compiled by the University of
Two Years of Governor Ivey’s ‘Strong Start, Strong Finish’ Education Initiative: Groundwork Laid, Implementing Policy
July 26, 2019

Two Years of Governor Ivey’s ‘Strong Start, Strong Finish’ Education Initiative: Groundwork Laid, Implementing Policy

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday reported that two years after unveiling her ‘Strong Start, Strong Finish’ education initiative, the groundwork has been laid, and now the focus is on implementing policy. Earlier this week, the governor hosted a ceremonial bill signing which included four pieces of legislation from
Governor Ivey and U.S. Department of Transportation Share Details of INFRA Grants
July 25, 2019

Governor Ivey and U.S. Department of Transportation Share Details of INFRA Grants

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday joined the U.S. Department of Transportation to officially announce that Alabama has been selected for two Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grants totaling close to $132 million. USDOT Secretary Elaine Chao and the USDOT, in a wave of grant announcements today, shared that
Governor Ivey Announces 2A to Expand its Auburn Foundry</br><span style='color:#000000;font-size:75%;'>Creating Over 50 Jobs with $15 Million Project</span>
July 23, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces 2A to Expand its Auburn Foundry
Creating Over 50 Jobs with $15 Million Project

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that 2A S.p.A., a prominent Italian die-casting company, plans to invest $15 million to expand its foundry in Auburn, where it serves as a Tier 1 supplier to major producers of automobiles and heavy trucks. The expansion project at 2A USA in
Governor Ivey Establishes Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy
July 18, 2019

Governor Ivey Establishes Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that by executive order, she has established the Governor’s Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy. The primary purpose of this group is to receive and analyze accurate data, as well as evidence of best practices, ultimately helping to further address the challenges