State Rep. Connie Rowe announced yesterday that she will not seek reelection in House District 13. Instead, the two-term legislator has been tapped to take on the role of senior advisor to Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, Yellowhammer News reported. She will start working with Ainsworth once work in her current position is complete.Before serving as State Rep., Rowe was an investigator for the [...]
Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth announced two new programs that will open doors for qualified high school students, college students, and small businesses interested in working within Alabama’s internationally known aerospace industry. The programs are being offered in partnership with the Alabama Chapter of the Aerospace States Association. The Aerospace States Association (ASA) is a group of elected officials, academics, and [...]
Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth welcomes National Lieutenant Governors Association Annual Meeting this Fall
Montgomery, AL - The National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) will meet in Alabama in August to host the nation’s lieutenant governors for its first in-person meeting since 2019. The meeting convenes lieutenant governors and seconds-in-command from across the country to discuss policy ideas, initiatives, and best practices among the states.“Tourism is a top industry in our state employing more than 200,000 [...]
After the Alabama House awarded final passage on Thursday to a package of bills drafted by the Alabama Military Stability Commission and designed to retain, protect, and improve the federal military presence and investment across the state, Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth issued the following statement: “With the passage of this legislation, Alabama has signaled to the Pentagon that we [...]
The Alabama Small Business Commission Emergency Task Force and the Subcommittee to Reopen the Economy submits Phase One of their Reopen Alabama report summarizing their findings and specific recommendations to put Alabamians back to work.
"The intent of this legislation is simple - those who take a life should quickly lose their own lives. Death row inmates in Alabama serve roughly 14 years before their sentence is carried out, but I believe justice should be swift, not stagnant. This bill was specifically designed to survive any constitutional challenges filed by criminal defense lawyers representing [...]
"A state that built the rockets that sent men to the moon should be able to find a way to build a bridge without extorting the citizens it seeks to serve."
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590May 29, 2019 Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth on Wednesday announced he has appointed Athens attorney Stan McDonald to replace Judge Jerry Fielding as a member of the Alabama Ethics Commission. McDonald’s five-year appointment, which has unanimously confirmed by the State Senate,becomes effective on September 1, 2019.“When you combine Stan McDonald’s institutional knowledge of state government with his [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590 April, 2019 Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth released the following statement upon learning that State Rep. Connie Rowe (R - Jasper) was included among the 2019 “Women of Impact” by Yellowhammer Multimedia: “I first came to know Connie Rowe when we served together in the Alabama House, and it has been my honor to [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590 April 11, 2019 Over the past few months, I have been touched and honored by the citizens across Alabama who have encouraged me to run for the U.S. Senate. Their support and enthusiasm means more than they can ever know. After deep discussions with my wife, Kendall, and prayerful guidance from above, I have [...]