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What Gov. Kay Ivey said about Alabama's chances for Toyota Mazda plant

What Gov. Kay Ivey said about Alabama's chances for Toyota Mazda plant

It was a rare comment by a state official on the $1.6 billion automotive project....
New Flyer adds $25 million innovation center in Anniston

New Flyer adds $25 million innovation center in Anniston

Gov. Kay Ivey used the event to talk about Alabama's new unemployment numbers from August....
Gov. Kay Ivey talks 'mountain oysters' in first campaign ad

Gov. Kay Ivey talks 'mountain oysters' in first campaign ad

Ivey's ad emphasizes her small town roots in Alabama's Black Belt....
Gov. Kay Ivey says more information changed view on Sentance

Gov. Kay Ivey says more information changed view on Sentance

The state Board of Education voted 9-0 to accept Michael Sentance's resignation....
Observers see Ivey as front-runner in Alabama governor's race

Observers see Ivey as front-runner in Alabama governor's race

Two would-be Republican challengers have already dropped out of the race....
Alabama board of education names Ed Richardson interim superintendent

Alabama board of education names Ed Richardson interim superintendent

The board today also voted to accept the resignation of former superintendent Michael Sentance....
Will Sellers to seek full term on Alabama Supreme Court

Will Sellers to seek full term on Alabama Supreme Court

Gov. Kay Ivey appointed Sellers to fill a vacancy on the nine-member court in May....
Alabama governor activates national guard, emergency operations center

Alabama governor activates national guard, emergency operations center

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Saturday night authorized activation of the State Emergency Operations Center in Clanton and the Alabama National Guard...
Kay Ivey begins 'listen and learn tour' with stops in Birmingham

Kay Ivey begins 'listen and learn tour' with stops in Birmingham

The stops came one day after Ivey announced she would seek re-election....
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey makes it official, she's running for full term

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey makes it official, she's running for full term

Ivey had already raised $1 million for her campaign....
Alabama gas prices inching up on post-Harvey holiday weekend

Alabama gas prices inching up on post-Harvey holiday weekend

the combination of Hurricane Harvey and a big Labor Day weekend of holiday and college football travel kept demand strong....
Gov. Ivey declares State of Emergency to prevent Hurricane Harvey price gouging

Gov. Ivey declares State of Emergency to prevent Hurricane Harvey price gouging

Gov. Kay Ivey has declared a State of Emergency to prevent price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The move comes as gas prices in the state and the Southeast continue to...
Ivey collects another $125,000 for unannounced campaign

Ivey collects another $125,000 for unannounced campaign

Gov. Kay Ivey has now reported $175,000 in campaign contributions although she has not officially announced she is running for a full term next year....
Hurricane Harvey: Alabama ready to help Texas, Gov. Kay Ivey pledges

Hurricane Harvey: Alabama ready to help Texas, Gov. Kay Ivey pledges

Hurricane Harvey: Alabama ready to help Texas, Gov. Kay Ivey pledges...
Gov. Kay Ivey campaign gets a boost from 'Yella Fella'

Gov. Kay Ivey campaign gets a boost from 'Yella Fella'

Ivey has not formally announced she is running for governor, but has formed a campaign committee to raise money....
Kay Ivey files paperwork to run for governor

Kay Ivey files paperwork to run for governor

Gov. Kay Ivey is running for governor of Alabama....
Alabama facing deadlines to propose fix for prison problems

Alabama facing deadlines to propose fix for prison problems

In June, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson ruled that mental health care in prisons is "horrendously inadequate."...
Gov. Kay Ivey undecided on whether to fire school superintendent

Gov. Kay Ivey undecided on whether to fire school superintendent

The state Board of Education is expected to consider Michael Sentance's contract at its next meeting on Sept. 14....
How to keep living in a county that is dying

How to keep living in a county that is dying

It is hard to paint a pretty picture of a place this is mostly poor and uneducated. Maybe that is why we hold tight to what we do have - heritage, home, and one another. We still...
Kay Ivey to seniors: Resist urge to rest on laurels, go inspire young people instead

Kay Ivey to seniors: Resist urge to rest on laurels, go inspire young people instead

"I can personally attest to the fact that it gets easier as we get older to want to take it a little easier. Let me tell you today: Resist that urge," she said....
Alabama's Confederate monuments: 'Good, bad and ugly' of heritage or hate fight

Alabama's Confederate monuments: 'Good, bad and ugly' of heritage or hate fight

And Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said the state must preserve its history - the good, the bad and the ugly....
Governor's attorney questions legality of Alabama BOE meeting

Governor's attorney questions legality of Alabama BOE meeting

The letter underscores tensions at the state department of education concerning board members' criticism of Alabama superintendent Michael Sentance....
Gov. Kay Ivey files paperwork for campaign organization

Gov. Kay Ivey files paperwork for campaign organization

Ivey said Monday she is "strongly considering" running for a full term and would announce a decision soon....
Governor's $1.3M grant finishes work on new Redstone gate

Governor's $1.3M grant finishes work on new Redstone gate

Ivey awarded the state grant to the Redstone project because of traffic congestion backing up outside the gate onto I-565...
Ivey restarts Bentley initiative to study opioid abuse

Ivey restarts Bentley initiative to study opioid abuse

A review of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 282 people in Alabama died from opioid overdoses in 2015....
Kay Ivey 'strongly considering' run for Alabama governor; decision coming 'sooner'

Kay Ivey 'strongly considering' run for Alabama governor; decision coming 'sooner'

Ivey said she would announce a decision "sooner than later."...
Gov. Kay Ivey appoints chiefs for ALEA, Conservation Department

Gov. Kay Ivey appoints chiefs for ALEA, Conservation Department

Ivey named Hal Taylor as secretary of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and Chris Blankenship as commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources....
Del Marsh says he plans to seek another term in Alabama Senate

Del Marsh says he plans to seek another term in Alabama Senate

Marsh had considered running for the U.S. Senate and for governor....
Gov. Ivey nonplussed by Trump's Strange endorsement

Gov. Ivey nonplussed by Trump's Strange endorsement

When it comes to Alabama's race for a U.S. Senate seat, Gov. Kay Ivey implied on Wednesday, an endorsement is one thing and a ballot is another....
Woman takes command of Alabama National Guard for first time

Woman takes command of Alabama National Guard for first time

Major General Sheryl Gordon, appointed by Gov. Kay Ivey, is the first woman to serve as adjutant general of the Alabama National Guard....
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey talks about future, does not reveal election plans

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey talks about future, does not reveal election plans

Ivey said she would be proud to lead Alabama in the years ahead but did not say she was running for a full term next year....
Ivey: First months about ending ‘cloud’ over state

Ivey: First months about ending ‘cloud’ over state

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday said the priority of her first whirlwind days in office have been to remove the “cloud of uncertainty” that hung over the scandal-battered state...
Gov. Kay Ivey bans lobbyists from executive branch appointments

Gov. Kay Ivey bans lobbyists from executive branch appointments

Gov. Kay Ivey said lobbyists represent the interests of their clients as opposed to the general public....
Ivey says she won't 'kick the can,' disbands Bentley study groups

Ivey says she won't 'kick the can,' disbands Bentley study groups

Gov. Kay Ivey signed an executive order today disbanding 18 task forces, commissions and councils that were set up by former Gov. Robert Bentley....