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July 21, 2018

Walt’s Plan to Promote Ethics and Fight Corruption in Government

Bringing back ethical government in Alabama starts at the top. One commentator recently said Alabama citizens have grown to expect their politicians to be corrupt and so are not that alarmed by the never-ending scandals that led Illinois State University’s Institute for Corruption Studies to rank Alabama as the most corrupt state when it comes to “legal corruption” — conduct by public officials that is technically legal but clearly unethical; and second in “illegal corruption,” […]
March 29, 2018

Walt Maddox Statement on Alabama House Bill 317

I encourage Governor Ivey to veto HB 317. If she does not reject this attempt to further weaken our ethics laws, it will reinforce Alabama’s standing as one of the most corrupt states in the Union. In the last two years, the Governor, Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader have left office for violating Alabama’s laws. It is moments such as this that define whether Kay Ivey will stand on the right side […]