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Alabama Creates Coronavirus Task Force

By Brent Wilson on March 6, 2020

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…

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Kay Ivey: State Of The State Address

By Kay Ivey on February 4, 2020

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…

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Medical Industries of the Americas Will Revive Latex Plant in Barbour County

By Dakota Layton on January 21, 2020

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…

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Alabama Hyundai Plant Made 336,000 Vehicles in 2019; Increases Output by 4 Percent

By Dakota Layton on January 5, 2020

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…

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Hyundai To Add 200 Jobs, New Vehicle At Montgomery Assembly Plant

By Brent Wilson on November 14, 2019

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…

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Alabama Ranks No. 1 For Jobs From Foreign Investment In 2018

By Brent Wilson on September 13, 2019

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…

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Alabama to Open European Office to Advance Economic Development

By Brent Wilson on August 27, 2019

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…

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