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August 2, 2018

Walt Maddox, Alabama Democrats pitch jobs, education, and health care to AFL-CIO

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Walt Maddox called for Medicaid expansion and stronger ethics laws Thursday, while renewing his call for debates with incumbent Kay Ivey. Speaking before a meeting of the Alabama AFL-CIO in Montgomery, Maddox, the mayor of Tuscaloosa, hit the common themes of his campaign and those of many other Democrats in attendance, with an emphasis on workforce issues before the union members present. “I believe we stand at the crossroads of the past […]
August 1, 2018

Walt Maddox rallies supporters in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Three months until the General Election and the candidates for governor are starting to make their presence known on the campaign trail. The democratic nominee Walt Maddox was in North Alabama tonight, visiting his campaign headquarters in the Rocket City. The Democratic candidate for governor Walt Maddox greeted dozens of supporters Wednesday evening. “Together we are going to pass the Alabama education lottery,” said Maddox. He focused on issues like education, healthcare, […]
August 1, 2018

Walt Maddox energizes supporters in Huntsville, addresses Gov. Ivey’s accusations

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama democratic gubernatorial nominee was in the Rocket City Wednesday, energizing his supporters to turn the state blue. Walt Maddox told WZDX News that Huntsville is a vital piece to winning the election and his campaign strategy will not change even though Governor Kay Ivey refuses to debate him. The Tuscaloosa mayor says he’ll continue to show where he stands on the issues, something he says Ivey isn’t doing by refusing […]
July 30, 2018

Ivey/Maddox spar over running and issues in first joint appearance

Orange Beach, AL (WKRG) – Well, it’s not a debate but it did come close to it at least for a second or two. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox meeting for the first time since the two became the top two candidates for Alabama governor. Ivey talking about her program to arm school resource officers and she also appeared to take a swipe at Walt Maddox for his affinity for running […]
July 21, 2018

Maddox unveils his ethics plan, challenges Ivey to debate like Trump

Alabama Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox unveiled an ethics program Saturday to end what he called “one of the most corrupt periods in the history of this state.” Speaking to the Alabama Press Association in Gulf Shores, the Tuscaloosa mayor also challenged incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey to four debates before the November general election. They would be: * A debate on public education and economic development * A debate on heath care, mental health, public […]
July 19, 2018

State official, governor candidate visit AMSTI Summer Institute

NORTH SHELBY – Much teaching and learning was taking place at Oak Mountain Middle School in mid-July, though students had not returned to school early. The Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative division based at the University of Montevallo held its annual Summer Institute at OMMS, with about 900 teachers from Shelby County and surrounding areas undergoing training to make them more effective in their classrooms—and some special guests on hand to learn about the […]