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October 31, 2018

Walt’s Plan to Save Pre-existing Condition Coverage

Under Kay Ivey’s administration, the State of Alabama joined a lawsuit seeking to repeal the rules that require health insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions. This unconscionable action is directly against the best interests of the people of Alabama. The law that the Governor and Attorney General are attacking ended the common practice of insurance companies denying coverage or raising premiums for medical conditions that existed prior to the insurance taking effect. Conditions like heart […]
October 29, 2018

Walt’s Plan to Increase Voter Participation

Voting is the most important way a citizen contributes to democracy, so we should strengthen Alabama by doing everything we can to improve voter participation. Considering Alabama’s dismal rate of voter registration, low turnout of those who are registered, and the fact that the winner only gets a little more than half the votes in any given race, the truth is that only about 10% of our state’s population will actually decide who our state’s […]
September 14, 2018

Walt Maddox campaign cranking up statewide bus tour

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox will crank up a statewide bus tour next week as the campaign for governor enters its final seven weeks. The Maddox campaign announced today it would begin the tour Monday morning in Tuscaloosa. The campaign has not yet released a schedule or details. Continue reading on AL.com.
September 11, 2018

Walt Maddox calls for debate on state’s pressing problems

Eight weeks before election day, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox again called out Gov. Kay Ivey for declining to debate, saying the governor owes the public a discussion between the candidates about the state’s problems in education, health care, mental health, prisons and aging roads and infrastructure. “The governor doesn’t believe that the people of Alabama are worthy of such a debate,” Maddox said. “She doesn’t believe it’s appropriate for her to talk to the people […]
September 8, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial candidate speaks at ‘old fashioned’ political rally

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — Limestone Sheriff Mike Blakely hosted what he calls an ‘old-fashioned political’ rally Saturday. Candidates from several state races spoke at the event. People from both sides of the aisle came to speak including Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox. There are less than two months left until the November election. And candidates are hard at work on the campaign trail. Walt Maddox says he wants to talk to as many Alabamians as […]
September 6, 2018

Maddox accuses Ivey campaign of lacking substance on issues in governor’s race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox slammed Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday during a speech to the Birmingham Rotaract Club, claiming the governor’s campaign lacks substance and is focusing on issues that don’t affect the state. “On one hand … you can see that we have released content and complex policies about the challenges facing Alabama. On the other hand, my opponent has talked about Judge Kavanaugh – by the way, I don’t think the governor […]