GOVERNOR IVEY'S PRIORITIES Education As a former teacher, Governor Ivey has a heart for public education. Job Creation Since Governor Ivey took office, Alabama has recruited more than $12 billion in investments. Infrastructure Transportation is a critical component to job creation efforts. Health Care Governor Ivey has acted to protect the health of Alabamians through programs and legislation. 2020 Census Governor Ivey is encouraging maximum participation from Alabamians in the upcoming 2020 Census.