economy Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor

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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 […]
August 14, 2018

Job Creation as Governor

The Economic Benefits of Medicaid Expansion Many people don’t realize the degree to which expansion of Medicaid will cause a huge boom for Alabama’s economy. By taking full advantage of this important federal program, our state will receive about a 20 to 1 return in federal dollars for each state dollar spent. Amazingly, this will infuse our economy over the first six years with $28 billion in increased business activity, $17 billion added to the […]
May 30, 2018

Candidate Profile – Walt Maddox

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – This is one part in our series on the candidates in Alabama’s upcoming June 5 gubernatorial primary elections. Put simply, Walt Maddox’s pitch to be Alabama’s next governor is about his experience and improving the state’s future. He wants to increase teacher salaries, pay for workforce development, address mental health issues and expand Medicaid, among other things. His plan to pay for it starts with passing a lottery, taxing gaming, and […]