Governor Kay Ivey

Gov. Kay Ivey Launches COVID-19 Website Hub

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced the launch of altogetheralabama.org, a website that will serve as a hub of information for the state’s response to the coronavirus crisis. The site is designed to be the state’s official guide to COVID-19 relief efforts, to help those impacted by the outbreak and those who want to offer support. WATCH GOV. KAY IVEY’S STATEMENT…

Virus Infections and Deaths Continue to Rise in Alabama

COVID-19 infections continue to climb in Alabama as residents are now under an emergency order to stay home as much as possible. Health officials say more than 40 deaths have been reported as of Sunday among more than 1,600 cases in the state. Gov. Kay Ivey’s order took effect at 5 p.m. Saturday and is scheduled to last until at…

Alabama’s Statewide Stay-at-Home Order Now in Effect

In a news conference from the Alabama Capitol that was aired live on Alabama News Network Friday afternoon, Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide stay-at-home order. The order takes effect at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 and will run through 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 30. The governor says people will still be able to go to grocery stores,…

Gov. Kay Ivey Issues Statewide Stay-at-home Order

  In a news conference from the Alabama Capitol that was aired live on Alabama News Network on Friday afternoon, Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide stay-at-home order. The order takes effect at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 and will run through 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 30. The governor says people will still be able to go to…

Alabama’s “Non-Essential Businesses” Closed Until April 17

Gov. Kay Ivey was joined by State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris for a news conference this morning, when it was announced that all businesses that are considered “non-essential” in Alabama would be closed until 5 p.m. on April 17. The closures would take effect on Saturday, March 28 at 5 p.m. At that time, all non-work related gatherings of…

Governor Ivey Extends Deadline to File State Income Taxes to July 15

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Revenue announced Monday that the state income tax filing due date is extended from April 15, to July 15.   Taxpayers can also defer state income tax payments due on April 15, to July 15, without penalties and interest, regardless of the amount owed. This deferment applies to all taxpayers, including individuals,…

Restaurant Owner Shares Concerns About CoronaVirus Effects

A state-wide health order update is now in effect— as state officials try to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Restrictions include prohibiting gatherings of 25 people or more, and the closing of beaches and schools. Local restaurants are also under strict orders, which is affecting their income. Eastchase’s Full Moon Bar-B-Que is just one restaurant in the Capital City…

Gov. Kay Ivey Announces Help for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced that the state’s small businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are now eligible for help from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The program will help qualified businesses and non-profit groups recover. “Small businesses represent the backbone of Alabama’s economy, and many of them need immediate help in these…

Gov. Kay Ivey’s Gambling Study Group Holding First Meeting

The study group that Gov. Kay Ivey formed in order to study the effects of any expansion of gambling in the state of the Alabama is holding its first meeting. Ivey announced that she wanted to form a study group during her State of the State Address.  The state has some electronic bingo operations, but no lottery or other forms…