Gov. Ivey announces nearly $1.8 million to improve Alabama parks

April 28, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced grants totaling nearly $1.8 million to improve outdoor recreational facilities in nine Alabama communities. The awards, made through the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, support projects to build splash pads, playgrounds, ballfields, trails and to upgrade existing outdoor amenities. Additional LWCF awards are expected to be announced later. […]

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Local agencies receive $4.4 million in grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents

April 19, 2023

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $4.4 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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Gov. Ivey awards grants to fight illegal and abused drugs in Alabama

April 17, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $1.88 million to continue the fight against illegal drugs and drug-related crime in Alabama. Gov. Ivey awarded $235,775 each to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the state’s seven regional drug task forces. Combined, the groups are known as the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force. The groups will use […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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