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May 2, 2018

Walt Maddox unveils infrastructure plan for Alabama’s crumbling roads, bridges

Tuscaloosa Mayor and gubernatorial hopeful, Democrat Walt Maddox unveiled his strategic plan for rebuilding the state’s infrastructure on Wednesday. “Roads and bridges carry much more than just families in cars and cargo in trucks, they are the pathways for the economic engines that support job and wage growth,” Maddox said on his website. “Unfortunately, Alabama bridges receive a grade of C- from the American Society of Civil Engineers, and our roads earn a dismal D+. […]
May 2, 2018

Walt’s Plan for Our Crumbling Roads and Bridges

Roads and bridges carry much more than just families in cars and cargo in trucks; they are the pathways for the economic engines that support job and wage growth. Unfortunately, Alabama bridges receive a grade of C- from the American Society of Civil Engineers, and our roads earn a dismal D+. These embarrassing grades mean that 20% of Alabama’s bridges are in urgent need of improvement and our roads rate as “poor & at risk.” […]
May 1, 2018

Walt Maddox receives endorsement from Ron Sparks, other Alabama influencers

Walt Maddox‘s campaign announced on the backing of former Alabama Agricultural Commissioner Ron Sparks on Monday. “Walt has compassion and he has leadership. He stood in the streets of Tuscaloosa in its darkest hours and darkest days. He showed compassion, leadership, and strength to rebuild the city,” said Sparks. “He will never put party over the people of Alabama.” Maddox hinted that should he be elected, Sparks might be asked to join his administration. “I […]
April 30, 2018

Ron Sparks backs Walt Maddox in Democratic gubernatorial primary

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox gained the backing of former state Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks on Monday — an endorsement the campaign touted as coming from “one of the most popular Democrats in recent Alabama political history.” Sparks referenced Maddox’s leadership as Tuscaloosa mayor and overseeing the recovery of the city from the 2011 tornado. “Walt has compassion and he has leadership. He stood in the streets of Tuscaloosa in its darkest hours and darkest […]
April 29, 2018

Democratic candidate Walt Maddox talks Governor’s race

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Democrat Walt Maddox is Mayor of Tuscaloosa, one of Alabama’s major cities. It’s obviously a busy job. Maddox is also running for governor, and as part of our leadership perspectives interview, we asked him why he wants a job that’s even tougher than being mayor. Continue reading and see the video on WHNT.com
April 20, 2018

Walt Maddox focuses on health care, education in run for governor

Walt Maddox stood in an incident command center on April 27, 2011, watching a tornado destroy Tuscaloosa. As a native of the city, he felt horror at a destruction and loss of life he called “soul-crushing.” As the mayor of Tuscaloosa, he began thinking about the response. “You have those conflicting emotions, and then there was an eerie quietness,” Maddox said in an interview Wednesday. “The TV went out, and then everyone’s phone lit up […]