Gov. Ivey awards funds to 17 agencies that assist domestic violence victims across Alabama

February 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Seventeen nonprofit agencies across Alabama whose primary focus is to assist domestic violence victims will receive additional financial assistance through the state’s Domestic Violence Trust Fund, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The trust fund was created by the Alabama Legislature in 2015 and endorsed by then Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, who continues her support of […]

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Governor awards grant to upgrade state forensic equipment

February 11, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $238,268 grant to the state Department of Forensic Sciences to upgrade equipment that will improve evidence gathering and timeliness in investigations. “The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences is called on daily by law enforcement agencies throughout Alabama to analyze crucial information critical to investigations,” Gov. Ivey said. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help bring 125 new jobs to Cullman

February 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $350,000 grant to help a Cullman manufacturer expand and provide 125 jobs in the city. The city will use the Community Development Block Grant to provide road improvements and improve traffic safety to a main thoroughfare to REHAU Inc. The company produces plastic-injection products that are used in […]

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Governor awards grants to assist low-income residents in Jefferson County with utility costs

February 9, 2021

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.5 million to help low-income households in Jefferson County with utility costs during the winter and summer months. The two grants are helping the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity provide emergency assistance to help low-income families heat and cool their homes in 2021.The program gives priority to […]

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