Alabama Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey http://apr.org en Huntsville Gathering to Celebrate Alabama and Israel's Relationship http://apr.org/post/huntsville-gathering-celebrate-alabama-and-israels-relationship <p>The city of Huntsville is hosting a gathering Tuesday, March 25th in celebration of the relationship between Alabama and Israel.&nbsp; John Buhler is co-founder of the <a href="http://www.aitf-web.org/declaration.htm" target="_blank">Alabama-Israel Task Force</a>, a group working to bring Christians and Jews together in support of the biblical restoration of the nation of Israel.&nbsp; Buhler says Alabama issued a resolution in 1943 calling for the establishment of a homeland for the Jewish people 5 years before the state of Israel was declared.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:21:07 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 48952 at http://apr.org Huntsville Gathering to Celebrate Alabama and Israel's Relationship Folsom Says Paperwork No Indication He's Running http://apr.org/post/folsom-says-paperwork-no-indication-hes-running <p></p><p>Former Lt. Gov. Jim Folsom Jr. says he's not planning to run for lieutenant governor even though he filed paperwork creating a campaign committee for this year's race.</p><p>Folsom said Monday the filing on Friday was required by Alabama's new campaign finance law because he has a small balance left from his 2010 campaign.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:09:44 +0000 The Associated Press 46125 at http://apr.org Folsom Says Paperwork No Indication He's Running $5 Donation Becomes Issue In Alabama Race http://apr.org/post/5-donation-becomes-issue-alabama-race <p></p><p>Five dollars has become an issue in the race for lieutenant governor.</p><p>Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey's campaign treasurer, Will Sellers, made a $5 donation Tuesday to her Republican primary opponent, Stan Cooke. Sellers sent the money through Cooke's campaign website hours after candidates for statewide office were supposed to suspend fundraising.</p><p>Cooke says it was a deliberate attempt to trap him.</p><p>Sellers says he noticed that Cooke's website was still accepting donations after the cutoff, and he decided to have some fun by making a small donation.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:02:35 +0000 The Associated Press 45040 at http://apr.org $5 Donation Becomes Issue In Alabama Race Minister Enters GOP Race For Alabama Lt. Governor http://apr.org/post/minister-enters-gop-race-alabama-lt-governor <p></p><p>A Jefferson County minister is running for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary against incumbent Kay Ivey.</p><p>Stan Cooke announced his candidacy Tuesday in Montgomery. Cooke is pastor of the Kimberly Church of God and is founder and president of a Christian mission organization that supports programs in Israel. He previously ran in the 6th Congressional District in 2010 against Republican Spencer Bachus.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:17:00 +0000 The Associated Press 36377 at http://apr.org Minister Enters GOP Race For Alabama Lt. Governor Lt. Gov. Ivey to Greet Veteran on Capitol Steps http://apr.org/post/lt-gov-ivey-greet-veteran-capitol-steps <p>Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey is scheduled to meet a veteran who plans to walk across America to show his support for the troops.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Marine Corps veteran Mac McQuown is gearing up to walk across the country and officials say Ivey will greet him Monday on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol building.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Ivey is expected to give a brief speech at 1 p.m. and officials say McQuown plans to walk to all 50 state capitols.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 13:15:01 +0000 The Associated Press 35015 at http://apr.org Lt. Gov. Ivey to Greet Veteran on Capitol Steps Democrat Scott Ninesling Seeks Ala. Lt. Governor http://apr.org/post/democrat-scott-ninesling-seeks-ala-lt-governor <p>An Autauga County resident plans to run as a Democrat against Republican Kay Ivey.</p><p>Scott Ninesling (nihn-SLING') says he's making his first race for public office because he doesn't like how Ivey administered the state's prepaid college tuition program as state treasurer and how she's presided over the state Senate as lieutenant governor.</p><p>Ninesling is out of the country every other month because of his job as a fire chief at a liquefied natural gas plant in Africa, but he says he plans to run a well-planned campaign while he's home.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:39:48 +0000 The Associated Press 34188 at http://apr.org Democrat Scott Ninesling Seeks Ala. Lt. Governor Alabama's Lieutenant Governor Waits On Fundraising http://apr.org/post/alabamas-lieutenant-governor-waits-fundraising <P>Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey is seeking re-election to a second term, but she did not report raising any campaign funds in the first month that candidates could receive donations.</P> <P>State law allowed candidates for the 2014 elections to start raising money in early June. Those that did had to publicly report their contributions this week, but Ivey reported none.</P> <P>Campaign spokesman Will Sellers said Ivey spent June focused on launching her re-election bid June 27. He said she has not started soliciting or receiving donations. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:58:54 +0000 The Associated Press 33601 at http://apr.org Alabama's Lieutenant Governor Waits On Fundraising Alabama Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey Seeking Re-Election http://apr.org/post/alabama-lt-gov-kay-ivey-seeking-re-election <P>Republican Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey has kicked off her campaign for a second term.</P> <P>Ivey said that since she became presiding officer of the state Senate the Legislature has downsized government, passed balanced budgets, and sustained essential state services.</P> <P>Ivey made the announcement Thursday in Montgomery, surrounded by Republican members of the Senate and other GOP officeholders.</P> <P>So far, she has no announced opposition.</P> <P>Ivey served as state treasurer prior to defeating Democratic incumbent Jim Folsom Jr. to win the lieutenant governor's office in 2010.</P> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:40:35 +0000 The Associated Press 33117 at http://apr.org Alabama Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey Seeking Re-Election Ala. Lieutenant Governor to Meet Senate Leaders http://apr.org/post/ala-lieutenant-governor-meet-senate-leaders <DIV> <P>Alabama Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey is to meet with Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh of Anniston and with Senate Minority Leader Vivian Figures of Mobile in preparation for the 2013 session of the Legislature.</P> <P>The meeting with Ivey will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the lieutenant governor's office at the Capitol. The session begins Tuesday.</P> <P>Ivey said each of the Senate leaders will answer questions from the news media and deliver brief remarks,</P> <P>Figures was recently elected Senate Minority Leader. Ivey said she will welcome Figures to her new post. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:17:43 +0000 The Associated Press 24080 at http://apr.org Ala. Lieutenant Governor to Meet Senate Leaders