Press Releases

Governor Ivey Awards $46.6 Million to Help Low-Income Residents with Heating Costs
December 14, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards $46.6 Million to Help Low-Income Residents with Heating Costs

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday awarded $46.6 million in grants to assist low-income families in Alabama with energy bills. The grants, issued to 21 community service agencies throughout the state, provide emergency funds to help low-income families heat their houses this winter. “During the winter, many low-income families
Governor Ivey Launches Year of Alabama Bicentennial
December 14, 2018

Governor Ivey Launches Year of Alabama Bicentennial

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey launched the year of Alabama’s bicentennial at the Alabama State Capitol on Friday, saying it will be a year to celebrate and educate. “We have an opportunity in front of us, and just as Alabamians have done for the past 199 years, we will make
Governor Ivey Awards Grant to Assist Victims in Southwest Alabama
December 13, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards Grant to Assist Victims in Southwest Alabama

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday awarded $316,475 to assist sexual assault victims in three southwestern Alabama counties. The grant awarded to the Family Counseling Center of Mobile Inc. will offer no cost professional services to sexual assault victims and affected family members in Mobile, Clarke and Washington counties.
Governor Ivey Awards $3.1 Million to Assist Low-Income Residents
December 13, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards $3.1 Million to Assist Low-Income Residents

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the award of grants totaling $3.1 million for programs that help low-income residents take steps to secure gainful employment and improve their quality of life. The Community Services Block Grants will enable 20 community action agencies throughout the state to help low-income
Governor Ivey Announces Important Changes to Staff
December 12, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Important Changes to Staff

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced important changes to her staff, as she transitions to a full term. As the governor moves forward in implementing her vision for the state, she believes these changes to her staff will be crucial to most effectively serve the people of Alabama.
Governor Ivey Awards $6.3 Million to Help Crime Victims Statewide
December 7, 2018

Governor Ivey Awards $6.3 Million to Help Crime Victims Statewide

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the award of a $6.3 million grant to support crime victims, as they navigate the criminal justice system. The grant was awarded to the Alabama Office of Prosecution Services to provide 88 certified victim service officers throughout the state. The officers will
Governor Ivey Announces Key Appointments to Administration
November 30, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces Key Appointments to Administration

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced two key appointments to her administration as she transitions to a full term. Former Congressman Jo Bonner was named as Senior Adviser to the Governor and Acting Finance Director Kelly Butler was named as Finance Director. “These two outstanding public servants are
Governor Ivey Announces The Westervelt Company Expanding in Clarke County
November 27, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces The Westervelt Company Expanding in Clarke County

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey joined The Westervelt Company and other elected officials on Tuesday in announcing a major expansion in Clarke County. A new lumber mill will be constructed in Thomasville, the second sawmill for the 134-year old company based in Tuscaloosa. The Westervelt Company is expanding its wood
Governor Ivey Announces U.S. Treasury Approves Alabama’s Multiyear Implementation Plan for Gulf Coast Recovery
November 26, 2018

Governor Ivey Announces U.S. Treasury Approves Alabama’s Multiyear Implementation Plan for Gulf Coast Recovery

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Monday the U.S. Department of Treasury has approved Alabama’s Multiyear Implementation Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 15 activities for Direct Component RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 1) for a total
Governor Ivey Proclaims Small Business Saturday
November 21, 2018

Governor Ivey Proclaims Small Business Saturday

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has signed a proclamation formally declaring November 24 as Small Business Saturday in Alabama. Small Business Saturday is designed to celebrate and support small businesses and the impact they have on Alabama communities. According to the latest figures from the U.S. Small Business Administration, small