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Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the formation of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force of cabinet and state agency officials, as well as disease specialists in an abundance of caution. The task force held its initial discussion Friday morning. “While there are no known cases…

Kay Ivey: State Of The State Address

Written by Kay Ivey on February 4, 2020
Kay Ivey State of the State Address

Below is the full prepared transcript of the State of the State Address Kay Ivey delivered. It is not verbatim to how the speech was delivered. Lieutenant Governor Ainsworth, Pro Tempore Marsh, Speaker McCutcheon, Speaker Pro Tempore Gaston, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice…

Alabama state officials announced Tuesday that Medical Industries of the Americas will re-launch latex production at a shuttered factory in Barbour County. The company is expecting to revive production at the former Ameritex Corp. facility in Eufaula during the second quarter of 2020. The move…

Kay Ivey Hyundai

On Thursday, Hyundai announced that their Alabama plant produced 336,000 vehicles in 2019 and their total output increased about 4 percent over the previous year. The Santa Fe SUV was the primary contributor to the production increase at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Workers at the…

Governor Kay Ivey joined Hyundai executives and local leaders to announce that the automaker plans to add a new vehicle to its Alabama production lineup as part of a $410 million expansion project that will create 200 jobs at the state-of-the-art facility. During a ceremony…

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that a highly respected survey of international corporate investment decisions from experts at IBM Services names Alabama as the top U.S. state for job creation from foreign investment in 2018. Alabama also scored high rankings in other metrics related…

Governor Kay Ivey announced today that the Alabama Department of Commerce has opened a business development office in Stuttgart, Germany, to enhance the state’s strategic efforts to attract European companies considering job-creating investments in the U.S. Christoph Doerr, an experienced German businessman who spent seven…