governor ivey

Two Lucky Turkeys Saved from the Thanksgiving Dinner Table

Governor Kay Ivey Hosts the 70th Annual Turkey Pardoning

Two lucky birds are escaping the dinner table this Thanksgiving, thanks to Governor Kay Ivey.  Monday Morning, Ivey hosted a long-time tradition, the annual Turkey Pardoning, at the Governor’s Mansion. Clyde and Henrietta are the thankful turkeys that will be heading back home after Ivey proclaimed “by the power vested in me, I hereby pardon you from the Thanksgiving dinner…

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Propose New Gambling Plan in Alabama

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians released its comprehensive plan for gaming legislation in Alabama. The proposed plan would include a clean, traditional lottery and two additional hotels/casinos with unlimited gaming. It also includes a one-time $225 million payment to the state for exclusive gaming rights. Under the plan, the Tribe would also share some of its gaming revenue with the…

State Board of Pardons and Parole Board

Board Rejets call for new leadership.

The Pardons and Parole Boars had responded to a letter from the Governor asking for more information in an ongoing dispute with the Board. Their 70 page letter to Governor Ivey includes a rejection of The Governor’s call for a change in leadership. and mixed reaction to other proposed changes.   Categories: Montgomery, News, Statewide Tags: Attorney General, governor ivey,…

Governor Ivey Makes Final Push for Votes

We are less than 24 hours from the primary elections for multiple local and statewide offices.  We’ve been following the campaigns closely for months now, especially the race for governor. Governor Kay Ivey had a busy final day on the campaign trail, making five stops across the state.  Ivey is feeling confident and encouraged going into election day, but says…

Gov. Ivey Signs First Tax Break In More Than a Decade

Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law a tax break bill that raises the threshold for claiming state income tax exemption. The act sponsored by state Sen. Del Marsh, a Republican, raises the income threshold from $20,000 to $23,000 for married couples filing jointly, heads of households, and single filers. For married individuals filing separately, it rises from $10,000 to…