Statements

May 26, 2017

Governor Ivey’s Statement on Tommy Arthur Execution

MONTGOMERY – Tommy Arthur has been executed for the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker. After being notified that Mr. Arthur had died, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “How to proceed when faced with a potential execution is one of the most difficult decisions I will ever have to make as governor.
May 9, 2017

Governor Ivey Praises Alabama Jobs Act, Canfield’s Successes

MONTGOMERY – Upon the passage of HB574, Governor Ivey released the following statement of support: “Economic development is vital to this state. Since my first day in office I have supported the legislature’s effort to pass the Alabama Jobs Act because of the flexibility it gives us to attract more
May 4, 2017

Governor Ivey’s Statement Regarding House Action on Military Support Bills

MONTGOMERY – Upon passage of several military-focused bills by the Alabama House of Representatives, Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement: “Today, the House of Representatives – in a bipartisan manner – passed several bills to support our military. This continues a long tradition in our state of supporting the
April 18, 2017

Governor Ivey Releases Statement Regarding the Death of Former House Speaker Joe McCorquodale

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement on Tuesday regarding the death of former Speaker McCorquodale: “Many Alabamians are saddened to learn of the sudden death of Joe C. McCorquodale, former Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives. I counted him as a friend, a mentor, and a