Governor Ivey officially proclaims special session will begin next week

Published: Sep. 23, 2021 at 2:42 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WAFF) - Governor Kay Ivey announced on Thursday she would be calling the Alabama Legislature into a special session to address Alabama’s longstanding prison infrastructure challenges.

According to the governor’s office, the special session will convene on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.

Governor Ivey’s statement regarding her decision:

“I am pleased and extremely hopeful that we are finally positioned to address our state’s prison infrastructure challenges. I appreciate the hard work of the legislative leadership and the many members who have worked diligently with my team to put us in position for a bipartisan proposal. While this issue was many years in the making, we stand united to provide an Alabama solution to this Alabama problem.”

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