Gov. Bentley to create Office of Minority Affairs

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. –  Governor Robert Bentley will sign an executive order today, creating the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs.

The office will advise the governor on issues affecting minorities and women. It will focus on the improvement of the overall quality of life of minorities, specifically in education, health, economics, political participation and empowerment, housing, employment, civil rights, criminal justice and race relations, according to a news release from the Governor’s Office.

Bentley will sign the executive order at the State Capitol at 11:30 a.m. this morning.