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September 6, 2018

Walt Maddox continues competitive streak in fundraising with Kay Ivey

*Story updated 9/6/2018 at 8:49 a.m.* According to mandatory campaign finance reports turned in to the Secretary of State’s office for the month of August, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox actually leads Governor Kay Ivey (R) in cash on hand coming at the end of the month. The Walt Maddox campaign released a statement announcing their satisfaction with their August fundraising efforts. “In August, Walt Maddox reported a total of $337,742, keeping […]
September 5, 2018

Walt Maddox reports $338,000 in campaign contributions

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox raked in $338,000 in campaign contributions in August, bringing the total for his campaign for governor to $1.7 million since he started raising money last year. The Maddox campaign reported almost 800 individual contributions for the month, campaign communications director Chip Hill said. “People across the state are picking up on the energy and excitement of the Maddox campaign and choosing to invest in new leadership in Alabama,” Hill said in […]
August 27, 2018

Maddox, other Democrat candidates speak at ACD Kennedy-King Dinner

The Alabama College Democrats hosted a night of dinner, conversation and energizing, pro-public service addresses delivered by multiple Democratic candidates and guests on Saturday. The ACD Kennedy-King Dinner was held at the Capital City Club and featured a multitude of candidates that evening, which included: Dr. Will Boyd, the Democratic lieutenant governor nominee; Cara McClure, Public Service Commission Place 1 candidate; Kari Powell, Public Service Commission Place 2 candidate; Heather Milam, Democratic Secretary of State […]
August 24, 2018

Updated Plan for Healthcare

This campaign has been as educational for me as it has been exciting. Many experts from all areas in healthcare have volunteered their knowledge and advice on how to improve our healthcare plan, and because there’s always more to be learned by listening than by talking, I have heard them, and I feel that it’s time to incorporate these great ideas into an updated plan. First, let me be clear that I fully stand by […]
August 21, 2018

Ex-Alabama Governor Siegelman, Governor candidate Maddox speak at AME Church Conference

Two high-profile political figures in the state of Alabama appeared at the opening of the African-American Episcopal Church Conference on Tuesday at Historic Brown Chapel AME Church. Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, the Democrat nominee for Governor both spoke at the AME conference that featured 29 AME congregations and pastors in the Alabama River Region. Maddox’s speech began with a story from his grandmother about the similarities a politician and […]
August 21, 2018

Mayor proposes $209 million spending plan for Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox’s proposed budget for fiscal 2019 tilts heavily toward public safety. The budget has funding to add certified law enforcement at every elementary school in the city. The spending plan also allocates dollars to ensure firefighters can receive uninterrupted training while keeping stations with functional staffing. And the budget sets aside proceeds to upgrade communications for police and firefighters to boost the city’s emergency and disaster response capabilities while improving the city’s […]