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Governor Ivey backs active economic development projects after review

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey expressed broad commitment to advancing the state’s economic development pipeline after a meeting Tuesday with Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.

Following an extensive review of all active projects involving offers from the state with Secretary Canfield, Governor Ivey gave her approval to potential new-facility and expansion deals now in the works. The review included an analysis of job creation and capital investment, as well as incentives and revenue generation for the state.

“As Alabama’s governor, I am focused on creating high-paying jobs and meaningful opportunity for the citizens of this state,” Governor Ivey said. “I want to elevate Alabama’s success in business recruitment, and working closely with our economic development team will be a top priority of my administration.”

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