Statements

July 9, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. “I applaud President Trump for his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.  Judge Kavanaugh clearly understands the proper role of a
June 24, 2018

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Bridgette Marshall

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday released a statement on the death of Bridgette Marshall, wife of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall. “This morning, I was incredibly saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Bridgette Marshall. Bridgette was the loving wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall and the
June 21, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sales Tax Collection

MONTGOMERY – On Thursday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case South Dakota v. Wayfair. “Technology and the advent of e-commerce has drastically changed the retail landscape and the states’ ability to collect sales taxes. The Supreme Court’s ruling related to
June 18, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Potential Import Tariffs

MONTGOMERY – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding potential import tariffs. “Alabama has a rich history as a leader in manufacturing, a legacy which continues in large part, through our five automotive original equipment manufacturers and our over 200 supporting suppliers that have helped establish “Made
May 15, 2018

Governor Kay Ivey Supports Nomination of President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

MONTGOMERY – Yesterday, Governor Kay Ivey joined the governors of Guam, Kansas, Mississippi, Maine, South Carolina and West Virginia, in support of the nomination of President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize. The letter, which was sent to Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, praised President Trump’s
May 2, 2018

Governor Kay Ivey Responds to Report of Mobile Teacher Being Prevented from Wearing “Just Pray” Shirt

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today released the following statement in response to reports that Mobile County Public School teacher Chris Burrell was prevented from wearing a shirt with the word “just pray” to school. “Religious liberty is a cornerstone of the freedoms we enjoy in our country. For a
April 20, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Selection of Dr. Eric Mackey as State Superintendent of Education

MONTGOMERY – On Friday, the Alabama State Board of Education selected Dr. Eric Mackey to serve as the next state superintendent of education. As president of the Board, Governor Kay Ivey participated in the vote and released the following statement upon the selection being announced: “Today, I was proud to
April 19, 2018

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Walter Moody Execution

MONTGOMERY – Walter Leroy Moody has been executed for the 1989 murder of Federal Judge Robert Vance. After being notified that Mr. Moody’s sentence had been carried out, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “I approach every execution by giving the condemned, and the issues raised by the underlying
April 17, 2018

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Death of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement about the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush: “I am saddened to hear about the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. She was a dynamic Republican woman, as First Lady she led an effort to increase family literacy, an
March 29, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Passage of House Bill 317

MONTGOMERY – Earlier this morning, the Alabama Legislature passed House Bill 317. Upon being notified of the bill’s passage, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “The passage of House Bill 317 enables Alabama to remain on a level playing field with other states, as we compete for job creating