News 5 Interviews Governor Kay Ivey, Discusses Transition and Plans for Alabama

Gov. Ivey signing the SB16 into law.

MONTGOMERY, AL (WKRG) — In her first full day in office, the 54th Governor of Alabama is speaking to WKRG News 5.

News 5’s Debbie Williams spoke to Kay Ivey, who less than 24 hours prior, was the Lieutenant Governor of Alabama.  Ivey took the state’s highest political office upon the resignation of her predecessor, Robert Bentley, for charges related to an affair with his top aide.

Ivey says she’s been “very busy” on her first day, meeting with staff members, cabinet members and state legislators. She’s called the experience of becoming Governor both “exciting” and “humbling,” and was thrilled so many people could attend her swearing-in ceremony Monday night on such short notice.

     TONIGHT ON NEWS 5: INTERVIEW WITH KAY IVEY, THE NEW GOVERNOR OF ALABAMA

Tonight on News 5 at 5:00, 6:00, 6:30 and 10:00, hear from Ivey on the future of Alabama.

Ivey told Debbie Williams she plans to move into the Governor’s mansion at some point.

Watch tonight for more.

 

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