Governor Kay Ivey

Ivey Criticizes Lawmakers for Taking Control of Relief Cash

Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday criticized legislators for taking control of the state’s coronavirus relief money and threatened to delay a needed special session until they disclose their plans “down to the penny.” Ivey issued a tersely worded statement about the relief money that has become a subject of disagreement between the Republican governor and Republican-controlled Alabama Legislature. The governor…

Troy Business Owners React to Updated Safer At Home Order

Local business owners are reacting after watching state and health leaders give an update to the current safer-at-home order. The order is set to expire Thursday. Governor Kay Ivey says she is loosening some restrictions, but maintaining others during the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders are trying to figure out the best way to reopen the economy safely. The new order will…

SBA Begins Accepting Paycheck Protection Program Applications, Governor Ivey Urges Residents to Take Adavantage

The Small Business Administration began accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications Monday, April 27. https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program TODAY: SBA will resume accepting #PaycheckProtectionProgram applications from participating lenders. Learn how to apply and find a lender near you. ▶️ https://t.co/HL8Y4ZtSSz — SBA (@SBAgov) April 27, 2020 Governor Ivey released the following statement, urging Alabama small businesses to take advantage of this critical tool:  “Alabama…

Protesters Hold Rally in Montgomery, Demand the Reopening of All Alabama Businesses

While some states are starting to reopen economies,  this week Governor Kay Ivey and state health officials chose not to reopen the state due to continuing Coronavirus concerns. Some people are disagreeing with that decision. “We’re one of the states that need to make phase 1 happen. We need to get small businesses back,” Alabama business owner Jennifer Leary said…

Governor Ivey to Keep Stay-at-Home Order in Place Through April 30

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Governor Ivey Discusses Coronavirus Pandemic and Alabama Economy

The state wide stay at home order is in effect until April 30, pending a flattened curve of new infections.

In a one-on-one telephone interview with Alabama News Networks Jerome Jones, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey shed some light on Coronavirus and the efforts her administration is taking to re-open Alabama’s economy and stop the spread of the virus. Q: Governor Ivey, has it been stressful for you, knowing that there is no easy answer and no state, local, or federal Government leader…

Governor Ivey: “Alabamians Don’t Let Your Guard Down”

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says people to not let their guard down on anti-coronavirus measures and was noncommittal on whether closures would have to extend through May. Ivey spoke at a news conference, saying Tuesday that she wants to reopen the state economy as soon as possible. But she suggested that may take a piecemeal approach when it does. The…

Gov. Ivey Issues Supplemental Emergency Proclamation to Allow Parole Hearings to Resume

Governor Kay Ivey on Monday issued a supplemental emergency proclamation, which directs the Board of Pardons and Paroles to resume parole hearings, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Hearings will resume in a manner that reduces person-to-person interaction. At the same time, the Board of Pardons and Paroles will be preserving the right of crime victims, crime victim representatives, public officials and…

Gov. Kay Ivey Announces “Ribbons of Hope” Campaign

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and First Baptist Church of Montgomery Pastor Rev. Jay Wolf tie a ribbon around a tree at the Alabama Capitol – Photo from The Office of the Governor Gov. Kay Ivey has launched her “Ribbons of Hope” campaign at a ceremony at the Alabama Capitol. Ivey is encouraging people to tie ribbons around a tree or…