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    Alabama State Bar to kick off Pro Bono Month

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey will sign a proclamation Monday, Sept. 16, declaring October 2019 “Pro Bono Month” in Alabama. The Alabama State Bar's annual celebration, which officially kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 1, is a statewide effort to showcase the impact Alabama’s pro bono lawyers...

    Birmingham’s Moovmo receives approval to operate in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Moovmo, the Birmingham-based accessible ride share platform, has been granted approval by the Alabama Public Service Commission to operate throughout the state of Alabama. At its monthly meeting on Sept. 10, 2019 the Public Service Commission voted unanimously to...

    New absentee voting option available for permanently disabled Alabama voters

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Act 2019-359, which went into effect Sept. 1, 2019 allows permanently disabled voters to apply for a disabled voter absentee ballot. The application is required to be signed and notarized by the primary physician of the disabled voter.According to a...

    Ivey awards $686K grant to help victims in Cullman, Winston Counties 

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $686,265 grant to support an organization that aids victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Cullman and Winston Counties. Victim Services of Cullman, Inc. will use the grant funds to continue providing services to victims...

    ADPH seeks input on maternal and child health care needs

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is asking for input from Alabamians to assess the health needs of women of childbearing age, infants, children and youth in the state. One way the public can assist is by participating in anonymous...

    Ivey awards $3.35M to Alabama CASA

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $3.35 million grant to support advocacy services for abused, abandoned and neglected children in Alabama. The grant to Alabama Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA Network Inc., will provide trained, caring volunteers to advocate for a...

    Ivey approves Alabama National Guard to send up to 50 support personnel to FL as needed

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday, ahead of Hurricane Dorian, announced that she has approved the Alabama National Guard to send up to 50 support personnel to Florida, should the need arise. “Alabamians believe in neighbors helping neighbors, and we stand ready to...

    Ivey apologizes for racist skit in college

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology for a racist skit she took part in in 1967 while a student at Auburn University. According to The Tribune's media partner, WVTM-13 in Birmingham, Gov. Ivey said she was recently made aware of...

    Buckle up and keep right: New highway safety laws go into effect this Labor Day holiday

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As traffic volumes increase on Alabama highways this Labor Day holiday weekend, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is making motorists aware of two highway safety laws that go into effect Sept. 1. New Alabama highway safety laws take effect Sept. 1,...

    Alabama opens business development office in Stuttgart, Germany

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that the Alabama Department of Commerce has opened a business development office in Stuttgart, Germany to enhance the state’s strategic efforts to attract European companies considering job-creating investments in the U.S. Christoph Doerr, an experienced German businessman...

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