Gov Ivey awards grants for more electric vehicle charging stations

November 3, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $1 million to make it more convenient for electric-vehicle drivers to charge their vehicles in Alabama. Gov. Ivey awarded three grants from funds remaining from Alabama’s portion of the nationwide Volkswagen settlement plan for electric charging stations at businesses and public venues in three locations, all in […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $1 million to state groups in support of research and innovation projects

November 2, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $1 million to assist Alabama research institutions and industries in producing innovative products and procedures that can help improve the lives of Alabamians and others throughout the world. The grants from the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund provide funds for research at Alabama universities and other […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $2.1 million for recreation projects in Alabama

October 31, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced grants totaling more than $2 million to improve recreational facilities in six Alabama communities. The awards, made through the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, will provide playgrounds, trails and recreation courts. These grants come on the heels of nearly $2 million in Recreational Trails Program grants announced […]

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Fair Housing

Alabama’s Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice – March 2020 Final Version is available.

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