Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve Jasper neighborhood

April 4, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to revitalize one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Jasper. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be combined with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded in January by Gov. Ivey. The two grants will be used to replace vital infrastructure, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to preserve and bring jobs to Jasper

March 30, 2022

MONTGOMERY— A $300,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help a Jasper lumber company boost production while creating 60 new jobs and preserving 90 existing ones. The city of Jasper will use the Community Development Block Grant to refurbish a railroad spur line to Jasper Lumber Co., increasing the 30-year-old company’s ability to sell […]

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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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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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