Gov. Ivey awards grant for state prison drug rehabilitation program

March 29, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $582,287 grant to the state Department of Corrections for a program aimed at helping inmates overcome drug addictions. The grant will enable drug counselors and program specialists to conduct a six-month program at seven prisons to assist inmates in breaking substance abuse habits. The volunteer program combines […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to upgrade state forensic equipment

March 28, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $267,320 grant to help the state Department of Forensic Sciences keep up with the advancements in scientific evidence-gathering methods. The grant funds will enable the department to purchase new and upgraded forensic equipment to help Alabama law enforcement agencies solve crimes and prosecute offenders. “The work of […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $2.9 million to help weatherize homes of elderly, low-income residents

March 25, 2022

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $2.9 million to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents with weatherizing their homes to lower energy costs. The grants support Alabama’s Weatherization Assistance Program which provides funds to improve the energy efficiency and safety of qualifying homes. Priority is given to people with disabilities, the elderly and low-income […]

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Local agencies receive $11 million from Gov. Ivey to assist low-income families with water costs

March 17, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $11.1 million to help low-income households with water service costs statewide. The grants for the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program will enable community service agencies to aid with residential water and wastewater services costs for low-income households in all 67 counties. A priority is given to the […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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