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Governor Kay Ivey Issues Emergency Proclamation

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Today, Governor Ivey issued a Proclamation concerning the spread of COVID-19. The Proclamation reschedules the March 31, 2020 primary runoff election to July 14, 2020.

The Proclamation also does the following:

  • Ratifies the public-school closures at least through April 6, 2020;

  • Allows participation by telephone or video conference by members of any governmental body in governmental meetings;

  • Suspends the requirements of the competitive bid law regarding the procurement of emergency supplies by State agencies; and

  • Authorizes reimbursement to State employees for expenses they incur in performing emergency services to address COVID-19.

We encourage everyone to take follow the recommendations of public health professionals and to take measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19. 


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