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 private sector entities [...]
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 value the military [...]
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 murderers. By passing [...]