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Gov. Kay Ivey

October 31, 2018

Walt’s Plan to Save Pre-existing Condition Coverage

Under Kay Ivey’s administration, the State of Alabama joined a lawsuit seeking to repeal the rules that require health insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions. This unconscionable action is directly against the best interests of the people of Alabama. The law that the Governor and Attorney General are attacking ended the common practice of insurance companies denying coverage or raising premiums for medical conditions that existed prior to the insurance taking effect. Conditions like heart […]
September 11, 2018

Walt Maddox calls for debate on state’s pressing problems

Eight weeks before election day, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox again called out Gov. Kay Ivey for declining to debate, saying the governor owes the public a discussion between the candidates about the state’s problems in education, health care, mental health, prisons and aging roads and infrastructure. “The governor doesn’t believe that the people of Alabama are worthy of such a debate,” Maddox said. “She doesn’t believe it’s appropriate for her to talk to the people […]
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 […]
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 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 […]