infrastructure Archives - Walt Maddox For 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 […]
July 25, 2018

Maddox calls for debate; Ivey team changes the subject

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox on Tuesday proposed four debates between him and Republican Governor Kay Ivey. “In a few months, Alabamians will again make one of the most important decisions in their lives, by deciding who will be our next governor,” wrote Maddox. “As you know, Alabama is facing many challenges. We can both agree that we owe the people of this state an opportunity to hear directly our specific plans to […]
July 25, 2018

OUR VIEW: Maddox trying to prod Ivey onto debate stage

Captain Ahab chased Moby-Dick because the infamous white whale chewed off his leg. Javert chased Jean Valjean because he thought stealing a loaf of bread was practically a capital offense, if not a mortal sin. Supporters of Gov. Kay Ivey probably are looking at Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, her Democratic opponent in this year’s general election, in the same light as those fictional fanatics these days, given Maddox’s attempts to get Ivey to debate him. […]
July 24, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox invites Gov. Kay Ivey to debate, Ivey remains noncommittal

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, the Democratic candidate for governor, issued an invitation Tuesday to Gov. Kay Ivey for a series of debates and town hall meetings. Ivey, who didn’t debate her three Republican challengers in the primary, issued a response from her campaign Tuesday, that didn’t address the actual invitation. “Walt Maddox refuses to say if he supports Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme court, it’s impossible to get a straight answer from […]
July 24, 2018

Letter to Gov. Kay Ivey: Proposed Debates for the 2018 Gubernatorial Election

July 24, 2018 The Honorable Kay Ivey Governor The State of Alabama Sent via email and certified mail. Re: Proposed Debates for the 2018 Gubernatorial Election Dear Governor Ivey, Although we may have different views on policies and strategies, we share the honor of calling Alabama home. I want to sincerely thank you for your service to Alabama and congratulate you on your recent primary victory. In a few months, Alabamians will again make one […]
May 2, 2018

Walt Maddox unveils infrastructure plan for Alabama’s crumbling roads, bridges

Tuscaloosa Mayor and gubernatorial hopeful, Democrat Walt Maddox unveiled his strategic plan for rebuilding the state’s infrastructure on Wednesday. “Roads and bridges carry much more than just families in cars and cargo in trucks, they are the pathways for the economic engines that support job and wage growth,” Maddox said on his website. “Unfortunately, Alabama bridges receive a grade of C- from the American Society of Civil Engineers, and our roads earn a dismal D+. […]