Kay Ivey

Butler named acting finance director

Gov. Kay Ivey has named Kelly Butler as acting finance director.<p>Ivey made the announcement Tuesday.<p>Butler replaces Finance Director Clinton Carter, …

Business

11th Ave. Ramp off I-20/59 To Open Soon

Just Now<p>Governor Kay Ivey holding a press conference on the 11th Ave. ramp in downtown Birmingham this morning.<p>Ivey says it is scheduled to be open …

Kay Ivey

Clanton police K9 Max helping keep schools drug-free

Updated:Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:12:42 GMT<p>Birmingham police say they had to use a taser on a 13-year-old boy near Green …

Middle School

Maddox launches video on debate challenge

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox has launched a series of videos about Republican Gov. Kay Ivey’s refusal to …

Social Media

No debate that Gov. Kay Ivey isn't corrupt or crazy

<i>This is an opinion column.</i><p>I'd love to see Gov. Kay Ivey debate challenger Walt Maddox. It's hard to believe that the Republican incumbent doesn't …

Birmingham, AL

Women are breaking records in primaries for governor, Congress. Next let's break records for wins.

Primary season isn’t over yet, but 2018 has already broken a record for women in American politics. Eleven women have won major party gubernatorial …

Liberal View

Governor to hand out tourism industry awards

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey will present tourism industry awards on Monday.<p>Alabama Tourism Director Lee Sentell said more than 250 industry …

Tourism

Maddox matches Ivey in July fundraising; Ivey has huge lead overall

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox matched Gov. Kay Ivey in fundraising in July but the Ivey campaign has raised and spent far more since the race started …

Elections

Alabama schools take on 200 projects to commemorate bicentennial

Students at Calloway-Smith Middle School in Mobile will help residents at the nearby Sea Breeze Health Care Center learn to use cell phones and …

Middle School

Here's How Virginia's Ralph Northam Ranks Among US Governors

A new quarterly polls ranks the most and least popular governors in America. Virginia's Ralph Northam is gaining support.<p>RICHMOND, VA — He's been in …

Republicans

Gov. Kay Ivey buys first TV ad of general election campaign

Gov. Kay Ivey launched her first TV ad Thursday of the general election campaign, wielding her massive fundraising advantage over Democratic opponent …

Elections

Here are the country's 10 most popular and unpopular governors

Republican governors continue to remain popular in Democrat-heavy Northeastern states, according to a new Morning Consult poll.<p>The approval rating rankings are based on a survey of more than 326,000 registered voters between April 1 and June 30.<p>The five least and five most popular governors are:

Politics

Kay Ivey is in the can

<i>This is an opinion column.</i><p>It's clear Gov. Kay Ivey doesn't want to debate.<p>Take what she said on (checks notes) Friday.<p>"There are only two people who …

Birmingham, AL

Kay Ivey is on ice until after the election

<i>This is an opinion cartoon with a side of commentary.</i><p>The Kay Ivey cryogenics campaign strategy is working. Put her on ice until after the election. …

Birmingham, AL

GOP Alabama governor side-steps debate with Democratic foe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday dismissed a challenge to debate Democratic Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox ahead of the gubernatorial election, saying only reporters and her opponent care about debates.<p>"There are only two people that ever bring up the subject. Y'all …

Government

Gov. Kay Ivey says Walt Maddox, press only ones who care about debates

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey didn't answer directly when asked today if she would debate Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, but indicated that the question was …

Republican Primaries

Poll: Charlie Baker remains nation's most popular governor

With less than four months to go before Election Day, Gov. Charlie Baker remains the most popular governor in America, according to a poll released …

Bruce Rauner

Kay Ivey, Walt Maddox trade barbs over ethics

Gov. Kay Ivey's campaign on Wednesday accused her Democratic rival of unveiling a "so-called ethics plan" over the weekend that includes provisions …

Birmingham, AL

Memorial Parkway construction in Huntsville completed ... almost

OK, south Huntsville, your long driving nightmare is almost over.<p>The Alabama Department of Transportation said Wednesday that a ribbon cutting for …

USDOT

Gov. Ivey announces grants for community colleges

Wed, 07/25/2018Top NewsGov. Kay Ivey has announced three job training programs that will go to assist students in north Alabama.The announcement …

Alabama

Walt Maddox challenges Kay Ivey to four debates

CLOSE<p>It's a prestigious position, and people spend millions of dollars trying to get it. But once there, Alabama's governors find themselves weaker …

Government

Maddox challenges Ivey to series of debates

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox on Tuesday invited Gov. Kay Ivey to a series of four, two-hour debates leading up to the November …

Birmingham, AL

Publication names Alabama nation's best business climate

Business Facilities has named Alabama as the state with the best business climate, and gave the state high marks in a number of other categories.<p>The …

Birmingham, AL

Maddox unveils his ethics plan, challenges Ivey to debate like Trump

Alabama Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox unveiled an ethics program Saturday to end what he called "one of the most corrupt periods in …

Birmingham, AL

Ainsworth, Marshall advance to general election; Scales, Tyson unseat JeffCo Commission incumbents - Birmingham Business Journal

Tuesday’s primary runoff election in Alabama concluded several hotly contested races.<p>In the lieutenant governor race, Will Ainsworth narrowly …

Elections

The world was inspired when Walter Carr walked to work. What's next?

It's been a whirlwind few days for 20-year-old Walter Carr.<p>The Homewood man touched hearts throughout the nation and beyond when, on Monday, he was …

Birmingham, AL

Greg Canfield assesses Alabama's aerospace future after Farnborough Air Show

Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said Alabama will "absolutely" see a project announcement in the near future following the Farnborough …

Birmingham, AL

United Kingdom : Governor Ivey Announces Carpenter Technology Corporation Plans for Alabama Emerging Technology Center

Jul 17, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- Governor Kay Ivey joined executives of Philadelphia-based Carpenter Technology Corporation at the …

Emerging Technology

Handicappers move Alabama governor's race from 'likely Republican' to 'safe Republican'

A strong primary showing for Kay Ivey has prompted political pundits to reclassify the Alabama governor's race.<p>Louis Jacobson, Politifact senior …

Elections

Ivey leading team to Farnborough International Airshow

Gov. Kay Ivey will be in the United Kingdom next week to make a pitch for the state's aerospace and aviation industries.<p>Ivey is heading a team …

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