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Robert Bentley's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
General Nov. 4, 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
Aug. 15, 2014 Alabama's July Unemployment Rate is 7.0%
July 21, 2014 Blog: Promised Jobs Kept
July 21, 2014 Blog: The Only Reason We Are Here Is to Recruit Jobs
July 18, 2014 Alabama's June Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6.8%
July 15, 2014 SES to Create 450 jobs with Expansion of Huntsville Manufacturing Operations
July 10, 2014 Governor Bentley and Alabama Team Aim at Aerospace Growth at Farnborough Air Show
July 9, 2014 Governor Bentley Appoints Fitzgerald Washington Department of Labor Commissioner
July 2, 2014 Jobs Announcement
July 2, 2014 Even More Alabamians Are Working, Unemployment Rate Drops
June 20, 2014 Alabama's May Unemployment Rate is 6.8%
May 15, 2014 2013 New & Expanding Industries Report Highlights Solid Year of Economic Development Activity in Alabama
Jan. 24, 2014 Governor Bentley's Statement on Unemployment Rate at 6.1%
Jan. 4, 2014 Governor Bentley's Statement on Boeing Union Vote in Washington
Oct. 30, 2013 Governor Bentley to Highlight Alabama's Economic Development Success with other Governors
May 17, 2013 Alabama's Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.9%
May 13, 2013 Governor Bentley Announces 254 Road and Bridge Projects as Part of Rural Assistance Match Program
April 5, 2013 Hundreds of New Jobs Coming to Alabama as Commercial Jet Opens Aviation Services Facility in Dothan
April 4, 2013 Governor Bentley Signs Job Creation Legislation
March 19, 2013 New and Expanding Industries Report Shows Second Year of Steady Growth for Alabama Jobs and Investment
March 18, 2013 Alabama's Unemployment Rate Now at 6.9%
Feb. 5, 2013 2013 Alabama State of the State Address
Jan. 18, 2013 Alabama's Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.1%
Nov. 16, 2012 Alabama's Unemployment Rate Drops to 8.1%
Nov. 6, 2012 Governor Bentley Issues Statement on Voter Approval of Amendment 2
Oct. 19, 2012 Alabama's September Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3%
June 7, 2012 Governor Bentley Signs Executive Order Merging AIDT with Alabama Department of Commerce
Jan. 20, 2012 Alabama's Unemployment Rate Continues Dramatic Decline
Dec. 16, 2011 Alabama's Unemployment Rate Continues Sharp Decline
Nov. 18, 2011 Alabama's October Unemployment Rate Experiences Significant Drop
Oct. 13, 2011 Governor Bentley Launches "Work Alabama" and Announces Team to Address Jobs Needs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Highly-Skilled Workforce
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Alabama's Workforce
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and Economic Development
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