Governor Kay Ivey

Pro-Abortion Protesters Rally Outside State Capitol

Hundreds of abortion bill opponents have been rallying outside the Alabama State Capitol Sunday. The march began as protesters walked up Dexter Avenue. Most were opponents of the state abortion bill signed by Governor Kay Ivey just last week. The marchers chanted “My Body, My Choice!”. “Today was about letting Alabamians make their voices heard at the Capitol steps and…

Alabama Senate Approves Revamping State School Board

The Alabama Senate voted 30-0 to overhaul the existing state school board.  A bill, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, would replace the elected state school board with a commission that would be appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Senate. The bill now goes to the Alabama House. If passed, this proposed constitutional amendment would be…

Alabama Senate Passes Abortion Bill with No Amendments

The Alabama Senate voted 25-6 tonight to approve the abortion bill that will outlaw nearly all abortions in the state. Abortions would only be legal if the mother’s life was in danger. The Senate rejected five proposed amendments to the bill. Some had wanted rape and incest to be included among the exceptions. If the bill becomes law, a doctor…

Roy Moore Defends Confederate Monument Preservation Law

     Roy Moore’s Foundation For Moral Law has filed a brief in support of the Alabama law protecting confederate monuments. The lawyer who filed the brief is quoted as saying: “…the mouthpiece for Alabama citizens to speak for the preservation of memorials and monuments of all stripes, not the least of which are those honoring our Confederate dead. Nearly as…

SPLC Presents Its Own Plan to Improve State Prison System

More demands today for the state lawmakers to fix Alabama’s prisons after the federal government recently delivered a scathing report on the system’s current state of affairs. The Southern Poverty Law Center sent a letter to Governor Kay Ivey and the Department of Corrections with its own plan to improve prison safety. This comes after the Alabama Department of Justice…

Gov. Kay Ivey Tours Tornado Damage in Wetumpka

Monday afternoon, Gov. Kay Ivey toured the destruction left behind when an EF-2 tornado hit part of Wetumpka on Saturday afternoon. “Each one impacts the people of that area in respective ways so. It’s just about as bad as it can get. Except we didn’t have any loss of life and we are so grateful for that. I just take…

Gov. Kay Ivey Takes Oath of Office for Full Term as Governor

Gov. Kay Ivey has taken the Oath of Office for a full four-year term as governor of Alabama. Under overcast skies, she delivered a bright inaugural address for the future of the state. Ivey was joined on the stage in front of the Capitol by several former governors, including Robert Bentley, whom she succeeded after his resignation in April 2017….

Inauguration Ceremony One Day Away

Crews have been working hard to get the Capitol steps ready for Monday’s inauguration ceremony. Alabama’s newly elected officials will take the stage for their oaths of office in front of viewers. Street closures will take effect early Monday morning, as the city prepares for the special events planned. “In past years, by-gone years, inaugurations were very very big events,…

Covington County Floor Manufacturer Receives $250 Million Investment

Andalusia’s soft and hard floor manufacturing distribution company Shaw Industries Plant 65 location is celebrating a large investment. This comes after its Dalton, Georgia headquarters chose to invest $250 million into the facility. “It’s a huge development for the great state, for Andalusia, and especially for the workers that are here. It’s the largest employer in the county,” Governor Kay…

Gov. Kay Ivey Announces Death of Beloved Dog “Bear”

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey poses for a photo with Bear (Governor’s Office photo) Gov. Kay Ivey has sadly announced the death of her beloved dog “Bear”. Her dog was even recently featured in a TV commercial for her election. This is the official statement on Bear’s passing on Friday: The Office of the Governor is sad to announce the death of Bear, Governor Kay…