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Robert Bentley's Public Statements

Full Name: Robert Julian Bentley
Office: Governor (AL), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Dianne; 4 Children: Paul, John Mark, Luke, Matthew
Birth Date: 02/03/1943
Birth Place: Columbiana, AL
Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 11, 2014 Governor Bentley Signs Education Trust Fund Budget
April 8, 2014 Governor Bentley, State Leaders Request Participation in Justice Reinvestment Initiative
April 1, 2014 Governor Bentley Signs Carly's Law
March 21, 2014 Governor Bentley Announces Education Trust Fund Budget Solution
March 7, 2014 Governor Bentley Enlists National Firm to Continue Prison Reform Efforts at Tutwiler
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Army National Guard Cuts
Feb. 23, 2014 Governor Bentley to Serve as 2014 Appalachian Regional Commission Co-Chair
Feb. 20, 2014 Governor Bentley Encourages Alabamians to Participate in Sales Tax Holiday for Severe Weather Items
Feb. 13, 2014 Governor Bentley Issues Statement on Final Passage of Workforce Council Bill
Feb. 10, 2014 Governor Bentley Issues State of Emergency in Preparation for Winter Weather
Jan. 27, 2014 Governor Bentley Declares State of Emergency in Preparation for Severe Winter Weather
Jan. 24, 2014 Governor Bentley's Statement on Unemployment Rate at 6.1%
Jan. 23, 2014 Governor Bentley Declares State of Emergency Due to Propane Gas Shortage
Jan. 16, 2014 Governor Bentley Announces Support for Legislation to Strengthen Alabama's Open Meetings Law
Jan. 14, 2014 Governor Bentley's 2014 State of the State Address
Jan. 4, 2014 Governor Bentley's Statement on Boeing Union Vote in Washington
Jan. 3, 2014 Governor Rick Scott and Governor Robert Bentley Announce National Championship Friendly Wager
Dec. 30, 2013 Governor Bentley Meets with Auburn Football Team Before BCS Championship
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader McConnell, and Minority Leader Pelosi - Clear Path for Trade and Investment
Dec. 23, 2013 Governor Bentley Announces Over $1 Billion in Historic Savings for State Government
Dec. 17, 2013 Alabama Joins West Virginia Lawsuit to Protect the Certainty of Clean Water Act Permits
Dec. 17, 2013 Governor Bentley Announces More Than $30 Million in Grants for Continued Tornado Recovery Efforts
Dec. 12, 2013 Boeing to Establish Technology Research Center in Huntsville with 300-400 Jobs
Dec. 10, 2013 Governor Bentley Creates Commission to Address Delivery of Services for Veterans
Nov. 21, 2013 Governor Bentley Statement on the Pardoning of the Scottsboro Boys
Nov. 15, 2013 Governor Bentley's Remarks at the 50th Anniversary of the 16th Street Church Bombing Community Memorial Service
Nov. 14, 2013 Governor Bentley Announces Three Pilot Gulf Restoration Projects in Alabama
Nov. 14, 2013 Governor Bentley's Statement on the Change to the National Healthcare Law
Nov. 13, 2013 Governor Bentley's Remarks at International Civil and Human Rights Panel Discussion
Nov. 11, 2013 Governor Bentley Issues Veterans Day Video Tribute
Nov. 5, 2013 Gov. Bryant Elected Chairman of Energy Commission
Nov. 5, 2013 Governor Bentley Concludes Chairmanship of Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Oct. 30, 2013 Governor Bentley to Highlight Alabama's Economic Development Success with other Governors
Oct. 23, 2013 Governor Bentley Enacts Recommendation of Affordable Homeowners Insurance Commission
Oct. 11, 2013 Governor Beebe's Weekly Column and Radio Address: High-Tech Disaster Preparation
Oct. 4, 2013 Governor Bentley Issues Statewide State of Emergency Due to Expected Impact from Tropical Storm Karen
Oct. 3, 2013 Governor Bentley Monitoring Tropical Storm Karen, Encouraging People to Stay Prepared
Oct. 2, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge - Governors
Sept. 27, 2013 Governor Bentley Announces $260 Million Repayment to Rainy Day Fund
Sept. 18, 2013 Governor Bentley Announces New Measure to Protect Borrowers from Excessive Debt & Interest Payments
Sept. 18, 2013 Governor Bentley Calls Special Election for House District 53
Aug. 16, 2013 Alabama's Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.3%
Aug. 5, 2013 Governor Bentley Signs Prescription Drug Abuse and Diversion Bills
Aug. 3, 2013 Governor Bentley Issues Proclamation Formally Calling Special Election for Alabama's 1st Congressional District
July 30, 2013 Governor Bentley Promotes Annual State Sales Tax Holiday for Back-to-School Items
July 27, 2013 Alabama, Mississippi Governors Call for Assessment of Oil Sands Resources
July 18, 2013 State Agencies Cut Energy Costs by $3.9 Million in 2012
July 11, 2013 Governor Bentley Highlights Success of Agriculture Rural Crime Unit
July 10, 2013 Governor Bentley Signs Bill to Increase Efficiency in State Vehicle Fleet
June 25, 2013 Governor Bentley Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act
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