Gov. Ivey awards grant to help create jobs in Elba

May 10, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $250,000 grant to pave the way for one of the world’s largest providers of commercial and industrial electrical distribution equipment to open a facility in Elba and create 50 jobs. The Community Development Block Grant to the city of Elba will provide the groundwork needed for Sunbelt Solomon […]

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Local agencies receive almost $26 million from Gov. Ivey to assist low-income families with utility costs

May 10, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling nearly $26 million to help low-income households with utility costs during the hot summer months. The grants will enable 18 community service agencies to provide emergency funding to help low-income families cool their homes. “Alabama’s hottest times of the year can hit many low-income residents particularly hard […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to improve public safety in east Alabama

May 8, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $130,000 to provide upgrades to six police departments in east Alabama. The grants to the cities of Altoona, Moody, Piedmont, Pell City, Rainbow City and Roanoke will enable police departments in those municipalities to purchase equipment. Gov. Ivey awarded the grants from more than $750,000 in law-enforcement […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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