Statewide Mask Order Issued Today
Governor Kay Ivey announced a statewide mask requirement effective Thursday, July 16 at 5:00 p.m. until the end of the month. This order supersedes any current local orders. Please see the full details here.New Workforce Development Initiative
JumpStartAL, a private-public partnership, has been formed to help carry out Alabama’s strategy for the future of workforce development. The initiative will highlight career paths needed for Alabama to meet its goal of increasing its workforce by 500,000 highly skilled workers by 2025. The program will initially roll out at five Alabama community colleges, including Hoover partners Jefferson State Community College and Lawson State Community College.
Revive Alabama Grant Program
The State of Alabama has created a grant program, Revive Alabama, which utilizes CARES funds to help small businesses impacted by the pandemic. Please visit the Alabama Department of Revenue to learn more.
The City of Hoover’s Economic Development Office can be reached at 205-739-7162 or firstname.lastname@example.org.