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Kay Ivey

Kay Ivey currently serves as the Lieutenant Governor of Alabama.

Recent Posts:

Right Women, Right Now (Kay Ivey)

June 19, 2014   |   By Kay Ivey     |   Letters to the Editor

When I entered college in the 60s, women generally had three choices: teacher, nurse, or homemaker — very worthy occupations and endeavors, but what if you wanted to become an accountant? A doctor? An engineer? Or run for office? Those options were not readily available. 50 years later, trends have evolved to women’s benefit. InContinue Reading

How Alabama’s Poorest County Landed Golden Dragon (Kay Ivey)

May 28, 2014   |   By Kay Ivey     |   Letters to the Editor

A phone call and impromptu site visit settled it. Chinese company Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group would build its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility in the small town of Pine Hill in Wilcox County, my home county. But every “overnight success” has a backstory and this one was many years in the making. George Alford,Continue Reading

Financial Literacy Vital to Students’ Education and Success (Kay Ivey)

May 2, 2014   |   By Kay Ivey     |   Letters to the Editor

Growing up in rural Alabama, my parents instilled in me a strong work ethic. They taught me the value of a dollar and that hard work garners rewards. That message was reinforced when I attended Auburn University where our creed states, “I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count onlyContinue Reading

Republicans and Democrats Agree Economy is Top Priority (Kay Ivey)

March 3, 2014   |   By Kay Ivey     |   Letters to the Editor

Alabama leadership remains committed to growing the economy and job creation During a time of increased partisanship in our nation, coming together on a common priority for Republicans and Democrats is a rarity. But a recent Gallup poll reveals one topic on which both sides of the aisle enthusiastically agree – the economy. The pollContinue Reading

Alabama Spirit Prevails as Winter Weather Wreaks Havoc on State

February 3, 2014   |   By Kay Ivey     |   Letters to the Editor

Recent rare winter weather crippled areas of our state, created dangerous road conditions, left drivers stranded on interstates and highways with little choice but to wait it out, and parents were unable to retrieve children from schools. Gov. Robert Bentley, Alabama’s Emergency Management Agency, the Alabama National Guard and countless emergency responders prepared for and responded to the crisisContinue Reading