Press Releases

Governor Ivey Continues Support for Baby Box Program in Alabama
May 9, 2017

Governor Ivey Continues Support for Baby Box Program in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announces her support for the continuation of the Baby Box Program in Alabama. The program has transitioned to the Alabama Department of Human Resources, which will facilitate its expansion into Alabama. Previously, the program was under the supervision of the Office of Rural Development until
Governor Ivey Appoints Enterprise Mayor Kenneth Boswell as Director of ADECA
May 5, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Enterprise Mayor Kenneth Boswell as Director of ADECA

MONTGOMERY – As part of her mission to steady the ship of state and improve Alabama’s image, Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Enterprise Mayor Kenneth Boswell as Director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. “ADECA provides valuable support to our local communities, improving the quality of life
Governor Ivey Announces Creation of Alabama Aviation Education Center in Mobile
May 3, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces Creation of Alabama Aviation Education Center in Mobile

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced plans today to create the Alabama Aviation Education Center, a hands-on instructional facility to be located near the Airbus aircraft manufacturing facility in Mobile that aims to bolster Alabama’s workforce development efforts and inspire young people to pursue careers in the state’s growing aerospace
Governor Ivey Announces the Launch of Alabama Bicentennial Celebration
May 2, 2017

Governor Ivey Announces the Launch of Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

MOBILE – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will help the city of Mobile raise the first flag for the commemoration of Alabama’s 200th birthday and you’re invited! ALABAMA 200, a three-year celebration of the anniversary of statehood, will reach every county and corner of the state. It begins in the historic heart
Alabama Governor Ivey Named States’ Co-Chair for Delta Regional Authority
May 1, 2017

Alabama Governor Ivey Named States’ Co-Chair for Delta Regional Authority

MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA REGION  –Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has been named the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) States’ Co-Chair to lead coordination of the DRA’s work on behalf of 10 million Delta residents. Gov. Ivey grew up in the small town of Camden in Wilcox County and working on her father’s
Governor Ivey Appoints Joshua Pendergrass as Communication Director
May 1, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Joshua Pendergrass as Communication Director

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the appointment of Joshua Pendergrass as Communication Director. The appointment was effective Wednesday, April 19, 2017. “Since taking office, I have worked to fill my team with men and women of the highest integrity. As we seek to restore Alabama’s image, I
Governor Ivey Appoints Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court
April 26, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – On Wednesday, Roy Moore resigned as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Upon notice of Mr. Moore’s resignation, Governor Kay Ivey appointed Associate Justice Lyn Stuart to permanently lead the state’s highest court. Chief Justice Stuart is the first female Republican Chief Justice in the history of
Governor Ivey Declares April 27, 2017, “A Day of Remembrance”; Orders Flags to Half-staff
April 26, 2017

Governor Ivey Declares April 27, 2017, “A Day of Remembrance”; Orders Flags to Half-staff

MONTGOMERY – In memory of the sixth anniversary of the 62 deadly tornadoes which struck Alabama on April 27, 2011, Governor Kay Ivey has declared April 27, 2017, as a “Day of Remembrance.” The Governor has also ordered flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in honor of
Governor Ivey Requests Change in AMBER Alert Criteria After Bessemer Incident
April 21, 2017

Governor Ivey Requests Change in AMBER Alert Criteria After Bessemer Incident

MONTGOMERY – On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, one hour and forty minutes after an incident in which a vehicle was stolen with a child inside, Bessemer police requested the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to issue an AMBER Alert for the child. Based on the criteria in place at that time,
Governor Ivey Moves US Senate Special Election to Adhere with State Law
April 18, 2017

Governor Ivey Moves US Senate Special Election to Adhere with State Law

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday, April 18, signed a proclamation to move the special election date for the US Senate seat vacated by now-US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The new schedule sets the primary on August 15, 2017, runoff on September 26, 2017, and the general election on