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    Cullman County lands 2 Rebuild Alabama Act grants

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    Much needed repairs coming to local roadways following Gov. Ivey's announcement  MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday, April 10, announced that more than $7.9...

    Ivey announces Port of Mobile’s nearly $100B impact on Alabama economy 

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday in an event with the Port Authority, announced the Port of Mobile’s economic impact on Alabama’s...

    Op-Ed: Unions want to target one of Alabama’s crown jewel industries,...

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    Sept. 30, 1993, marked a watershed moment in Alabama history. That is the day Mercedes-Benz went against the grain and chose our state to...

    Ivey announces $500K grant to help Cullman revitalize Depot Park

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $500,000 grant for improvements at Cullman’s Depot Park as part of the City’s ongoing downtown...

    Op-Ed: Alabama’s Turnaround Schools Initiative will give some of our most...

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    As 2023 comes to a close, it naturally offers an opportunity to look back at all we have done over the last year. In...

    Ivey reports rebate checks on way to 1.9 million Alabama tax...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that one-time tax rebates authorized in her 2023 budget are now on their way to 1.9 million...

    Ivey announces additional $500K for Cullman Co. road project

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A project to aid the expansion of a Cullman industry picked up some additional financial support with a $500,000 grant from...

    Alabama DHR: 741 foster care adoptions finalized in FY 2023

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that the Alabama Department of Human Resources finalized 741 foster care adoptions in fiscal year...

    Ivey awards nearly $17.5M for improvement projects; Cullman County to receive...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $17.5 million to provide improvements in 44 Alabama towns, cities and counties. The Community Development...

    Ivey urges Alabamians to be ready when disaster strikes

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    September is 'National Preparedness Month' MONTGOMERY, Ala. - As the nation marks “National Preparedness Month” in September, Governor Kay Ivey urges all Alabamians to have a plan...

    Gov. Ivey awards grants for broadband expansion in sections of four...

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    MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $7.86 million to continue expanding high-speed internet services in Alabama. The three latest grants, awarded from funds provided by...

    Alabama exports topped $25.5B in 2022

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -  Alabama exports surged to over $25.5 billion in 2022, setting a new annual record, according to Gov. Kay Ivey’s office.  Last year’s...

    $5.6M in NHTSA, USDOJ grants awarded statewide for law enforcement programs

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced $5.6 million in grants to support statewide programs designed to increase public safety on Alabama’s...

    Ivey encourages AL college students to apply for Governor’s Office Internship...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday announced the application period is open for the Governor’s Office summer internship sessions. She encouraged Alabama...

    Ivey: Sheriffs’ Grants to begin Q1 2023

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The sheriffs’ departments in each of the state’s 67 counties will be receiving Sheriffs’ Grants funds quarterly beginning in the first...

    Ivey issues executive order aimed at promoting transparency in state government

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday signed Executive Order 734, “Promoting Transparency in State Government Through Enhanced Accessibility to Public Records,” that,...

    Governor Ivey Issues Executive Order to Promote and Protect Religious Liberty...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed Executive Order 733, “Promoting and Defending Religious Liberty Through Implementation of the Alabama Religious Freedom...

    Ivey signs 3 executive orders

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday signed Executive Orders 726, 727 and 728 “to establish and promote more efficiency, accountability and transparency...

    Hanceville awarded $650K for Hwy. 91 intersection improvements

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the City of Hanceville has been awarded $650,000 for improvements at the intersection of U.S....

    Ivey temporarily halts executions

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – After the third failed execution attempt since 2018 and second in the past two months, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday,...

    Governor Ivey makes first major staff appointment ahead of second term

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced she is appointing Drew Harrell to serve as director of legislative affairs. The appointment of...

    Ivey awards $20K for bulletproof vests

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -  Governor Kay Ivey on Monday awarded a $20,365 grant to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) to provide new bulletproof vests...

    Ivey: Workforce at record high; Alabama maintains 2.6% unemployment rate

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov  Kay Ivey on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate remained unchanged from June’s rate of 2.6%, well below July 2021’s rate of 3.4%. July’s...

    Gov. Ivey awards grants for domestic violence enforcement, training and related...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $130,000 in grants to help agencies investigate and prosecute domestic violence and related crimes while...

    Governor Ivey shares Alabama earns ‘Silver Shovel’ Award for economic development

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    MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday that Area Development, a national business publication, has selected Alabama for a Silver Shovel Award, recognizing the...

    Governor Kay Ivey wins Republican Primary outright without a runoff

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    Montgomery, Ala – The campaign to reelect Governor Kay Ivey today announced that Kay Ivey has won the Gubernatorial Republican Primary election outright without...

    Governor Ivey announces two additional mental health crisis centers

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced the funding of two additional Mental Health Crisis Centers, further expanding the Alabama Crisis System...

    Governor Ivey signs Nick Risner Act into law, backing the blue

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed House Bill 143, which is named in honor of Sheffield K-9 Sgt. Nick Risner, who was...

    Governor Ivey strengthens election integrity, signs “Zuckerbucks” bill into law

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed House Bill 194, the “Zuckerbucks” bill, into law. House Bill 194, sponsored by Rep. Wes...

    Governor Ivey signs three notable bills to improve Alabama communities

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday signed three notable bills into law aimed at improving Alabama communities. Governor Ivey signed Senate Bill 224,...

    Governor Ivey delivers tax relief to small businesses, signs House Bill...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed House Bill 391, sponsored by Rep. Steve Clouse (R – HD93) and Sen. Tom Butler...

    Governor Ivey signs Numeracy Act into law, strengthening Alabama’s focus on...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 171, the Alabama Numeracy Act, into law. The Numeracy Act, sponsored by Sen....

    Governor Ivey announces funds transferred to ADEM for statewide water and...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that the Alabama Department of Finance has signed an agreement with the Alabama Department of...

    Gov. Ivey signs constitutional carry bill

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama is now the 22nd constitutional carry state, and the first state to pass and sign constitutional carry in 2022.  All law-abiding...

    Gov. Ivey declares March 30 ‘Doctors Day’ in Alabama

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has declared March 30 as “Doctors Day” in Alabama, a time to honor and recognize the physicians who...

    Governor Ivey announces another round of local projects funded by Rebuild...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that more than $5 million in state funding is being awarded to cities and counties...

    Governor Ivey awards $30 Million for Rural Hospitals COVID Recovery grants

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday awarded $30 million of the State Fiscal Recovery Fund from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to...

    Governor Ivey defends Alabamians’ Second Amendment rights, signs constitutional carry bill...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday signed House Bill 272, known as the constitutional carry bill, into law, defending law abiding Alabamians’ Second...

    Governor Ivey announces BELLA+CANVAS plans high-tech fabric-cutting facility in Alabama, creating...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that BELLA+CANVAS, a fast-growing apparel manufacturer with a “Made in the U.S.A” focus, plans a...

    Governor Ivey awards additional $80 million to hospitals and nursing homes

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday awarded an additional $80 million of the State Fiscal Recovery Fund from the American Rescue Plan...

    Governor Ivey signs six bills, solidifies Alabama as most pro-military state

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday signed six bills designed to make Alabama even more military-friendly. Those bills include Senate Bills 28,...

    Governor Ivey Awards $10 million for volunteer fire department COVID recovery...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday awarded $10 million of the State Fiscal Recovery Fund from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)...

    Governor Ivey signs House Bill 82, supporting Alabama small businesses

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed House Bill 82, the Small Business Relief and Revitalization Act of 2022 sponsored by Rep. Danny...

    Gov. Ivey awards grant to bring new jobs, improve traffic in...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $300,000 grant to help provide new jobs in the town of South Vinemont while also improving...

    Governor Ivey announces Alabama’s 2021 exports surpassed pre-pandemic levels, showed robust...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that Alabama’s exports in 2021 surged more than 20% in value compared to the previous year,...

    Governor Ivey encourages veteran hiring through HIRE VETS Medallion Program

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington are encouraging Alabama employers to hire veterans by applying to...

    Governor Ivey allocates funds to assist domestic violence victims

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that 18 nonprofit agencies will be allocated funds from the state’s Domestic Violence Trust Fund...

    Alabama Senate sends Governor bill to invest $772 million across Alabama...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Senate on Thursday gave final passage to legislation that will make a generational investment of $772 million in communities...

    Gov. Ivey awards $18 million in grants to improve communities

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $18.2 million to provide improvements in more than 50 Alabama towns, cities and counties. Grants awarded and...

    Governor Kay Ivey qualifies for Gubernatorial race to seek reelection

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    Birmingham, Ala.– The reelection campaign for Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement on Tuesday, after Ivey qualified for the 2022 Republican Primary for...

    COVID in Alabama: precautions, information to help stay up to date...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made sacrifices and adjusted to a temporary “new normal.”...

    Gov. Ivey awards $3.8 million in grants to assist crime victims

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.8 million to support organizations that assist victims of crime across Alabama. The grants will enable...

    Gov. Ivey awards more than $9.5 million to assist victims of...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded 25 grants totaling more than $9.5 million to help victims of crime across Alabama. The organizations receiving...

    The Child Advocacy Center of Cullman Inc. receives $234,477 from ADECA...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $4.8 million to help provide services to child victims of abuse, neglect and sexual...

    AMEA honors Governor Ivey with Excellence in Leadership Award

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) has awarded Governor Kay Ivey with the Excellence in Leadership Award for her unwavering commitment...

    Governor Ivey Taps Liz Filmore to be New Chief of Staff

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    MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has named Liz Dowe Filmore, currently her top deputy, to replace former Congressman Jo Bonner as the governor’s next...

    Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance outdoor recreation in Alabama

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The great outdoors is about to become even greater thanks to $2.2 million in grants awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey for...

    Governor Kay Ivey tours Cullman Homtex facility

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – In November of 2020, Gov. Kay Ivey announced that Homtex received $10,572,100 in Coronavirus Aid funds. Homtex Inc. has since used...

    Ivey announces Alabama’s July unemployment rate is 3.2%; Cullman 2.3%

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Friday that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted July 2021 unemployment...

    Governor declares new state of emergency

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday declared a new state of emergency as COVID-related hospitalizations approached the peaks of the first wave...

    Governor Ivey awards $250,000 Rebuild Alabama Grant for County Road 4...

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    COLONY, Ala. – On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation announced that County Road 4 and County Road 6 in...

    Local agencies receive $3.1 million in grants to weatherize homes for...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.1 million to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents with weatherizing their homes to lower energy...

    Two-bay electric vehicle charging station coming to Cullman as part of...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded 18 grants to help bring Alabama motorists into the electric vehicle age.   The grants totaling more than...

    Gov. Ivey awards grant to create commerce and jobs in Good...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  –  Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $300,000 grant to create commerce in the city of Good Hope and bring new jobs. The...

    Governor Ivey awards COVID-19 funds to north Alabama counties

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Friday, June 4, 2021, Governor Kay Ivey awarded almost $2.9 million in CARES Act CDBG-CV funds to five north Alabama...

    Breaking News: Governor Kay Ivey announces end of participation in all...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June...

    Alabama faith leaders call on Gov. Ivey to expand Medicaid

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Nearly 300 Alabama faith leaders released a joint letter Thursday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for...

    Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve access road in city of...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $350,000 grant for the city of Cullman improve public safety and alleviate traffic hazards. The funds from...

    Governor Ivey announces COVID-19 Public Health Order and State of Emergency...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state...

    Ivey proclaims April 27 Day of Remembrance

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On April 27, 2011, a series of long-track tornadoes ripped through the state of Alabama in three waves across 35 of...

    Gov. Ivey awards grant to help crime victims navigate the court...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $475,016 grant to help Alabama crime victims better navigate the judicial system.  The grant to the...

    Governor awards grants to aid victims in north Alabama

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $214,500 to four agencies in north Alabama to continue providing services to domestic...

    Gov. Ivey: Economic development report card shows $4.8 billion in new...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, economic development activity across Alabama in 2020 generated close to $5 billion in...

    Gov. Ivey awards grant to aid prosecution of impaired drivers

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    MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $164,421 grant to improve safety on Alabama’s highways by stepping up prosecution in cases involving impaired driving. The grant will...

    Governor awards grants to assist immigrant victims of domestic violence, abuse

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $1.1 million in grants to support a nonprofit agency that provides aid tailored specifically for victims of domestic...

    Governor Ivey issues statement following death of Tuscaloosa Police Officer Dornell...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday issued the following statement regarding the incident in Tuscaloosa Monday evening, which fatally wounded Dornell Cousette, a 13-year veteran...