Kay Ivey

Governor of Alabama since 2017

Kay Ellen Ivey (born October 15, 1944) is an American politician serving as the 54th and incumbent governor of Alabama since 2017. Originally a conservative Southern Democrat, Ivey became a member of the Republican Party in 2002. She was the 38th Alabama State Treasurer from 2003 to 2011 and the 30th lieutenant governor of Alabama from 2011 to 2017.

Kay Ivey at a press confrence in 2017

Quotes edit

  • Small business support trickles back down to opportunities for job creation, support for our schools, possibilities for new innovation
  • I can encourage you to do something but I can’t make you take care of yourself
    • [2] Kay Ivey on covid vaccine
  • It’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It’s the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down
  • "The new cases of Covid are because of unvaccinated folks. Almost 100% of the new hospitalizations are with unvaccinated folks. And the deaths are certainly occurring with unvaccinated folks"
    • [4] on unvaccinated folks
  • "I completely disagree with the Supreme Court’s decision to let the mandate on health care workers move forward"
    • [5] on the supreme court decision
  • "I believe that enforcement of the ETS may lead many Alabamians to quit their jobs and leave the workforce – in the middle of a substantial labor shortage, no less – or to seek work at businesses not covered by the mandate"
  • "Disruption would interrupt people's careers and threaten their livelihoods and the well-being of their families" and could "damage the productivity and bottom lines of businesses statewide"
  • "Should never have to choose between getting this shot and putting food on the tables for their families and I vowed fighting these mandates every step of the way"
    • [8] on vaccine shot
  • "As governor, you have the latitude to initiate solutions and the ability to convene people to discuss those solutions"
    • [9]on being the governor of Alabama

Quotes About Her edit

  • Her extraordinary record of public service shows her ability to work with all people regardless of race, religion or party affiliation.
  • The Governor Ivey who I represent as a member of her cabinet has never been anything but supportive of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs, especially for our efforts to strengthen the educational and economic impact of Alabama’s fourteen HBCUs. I am grateful for the honor and privilege to address the needs of diverse communities across the state of Alabama as a member of Governor Ivey’s Administration.I look forward to continuing this great work to create opportunities for women and minorities with Governor Ivey’s full support.

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