Statements

January 13, 2019

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Birmingham Law Enforcement Officers

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday issued the following statement regarding the incident in Birmingham, which fatally wounded one officer and left a second officer in critical condition: “We began today with the heartbreaking news that Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter was killed in the line of duty and
December 28, 2018

Governor Ivey Comments on Appointment of Brad Mendheim to Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – Today, Governor Kay Ivey released a statement on the appointment of Brad Mendheim to fill a vacancy on the Alabama Supreme Court created by the election of Tom Parker as Chief Justice. “After reviewing all of those interested in the position, Justice Mendheim is clearly the most qualified,
December 1, 2018

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on the Death of Former President George H.W. Bush

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey on Saturday released a statement on the death of former President George H.W. Bush. Also, in accordance with U.S. Code, Governor Ivey has ordered flags lowered to half-staff for 30 days of mourning. Governor Ivey’s full statement is below. “President George H.W. Bush was a
August 22, 2018

Governor Ivey Releases Statement on 11th Circuit Abortion Case Ruling

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed a lower court decision striking down the Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act: “I was supportive of the bill when it passed through the Legislature in 2016, and
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