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    Governor Ivey Announces Another Round of Projects Funded by Rebuild Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that more than $2.6 million in state funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects. After only being effective for just under three years, there has been at least...

    Ivey awards $20K for bulletproof vests

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -  Governor Kay Ivey on Monday awarded a $20,365 grant to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) to provide new bulletproof vests for its agents.  “I cannot say thank you enough to our state troopers and all law enforcement officers in Alabama who...

    Governor Ivey Announces Another Record High Jobs Count, Alabama’s December Unemployment Rate is 2.8%

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 2.8%, up slightly from November’s rate of 2.7%, and well below December 2021’s rate of 3.1%. December’s rate represents 63,412 unemployed persons, compared to 63,004 in November...

    Governor Ivey Awards $1.64 Million to Enhance Outdoor Recreation in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday awarded nearly $1.64 million to improve outdoor recreational venues in Alabama. Funds from the federal Recreational Trails Program will be used to build, restore and improve trails in eight communities across the state.  “Alabama’s outdoor trails are...

    Allen officially withdraws from ERIC organization

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Secretary of State Wes Allen has officially withdrawn from the Electronic Registration Information Center as his first official act in office.  “I made a promise to the people of Alabama that ending our state’s relationship with the ERIC organization would be my...

    Governor Ivey Issues Executive Order to Promote and Protect Religious Liberty in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed Executive Order 733, “Promoting and Defending Religious Liberty Through Implementation of the Alabama Religious Freedom Amendment,” to further strengthen protections for religious liberty in Alabama.  “Religious freedom is the cornerstone of the American way of life,...

    Former Air Force Captain Stacia Robinson to lead Alabama Office of Minority Affairs

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced she is tapping Stacia Robinson to serve as director of the Alabama Office of Minority Affairs. Nichelle Nix, who has served in the role for the last six years, is moving to the private sector...