Medicaid Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor

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August 1, 2018

Walt Maddox energizes supporters in Huntsville, addresses Gov. Ivey’s accusations

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama democratic gubernatorial nominee was in the Rocket City Wednesday, energizing his supporters to turn the state blue. Walt Maddox told WZDX News that Huntsville is a vital piece to winning the election and his campaign strategy will not change even though Governor Kay Ivey refuses to debate him. The Tuscaloosa mayor says he’ll continue to show where he stands on the issues, something he says Ivey isn’t doing by refusing […]
April 16, 2018

Plan for the Opioid Crisis

Like most states, Alabama has been hit hard with opioid abuse and addiction. Indeed, our state has the highest rate of prescription opioid use in the nation, and it’s well established that legitimate use of opioid medication is a leading cause of illicit opioid abuse. But opioids aren’t our only drug problem. Other prescription medications and illegal drugs like crystal meth and cocaine continue to plague our communities. As Governor, one of my first steps […]
April 3, 2018

Walt Maddox announces health care plan including Medicaid expansion, work requirement

With escalating premiums and deductibles continuing to plague many Alabamians, health care continues to be a hot topic across the Yellowhammer State, which is why Tuscaloosa Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox on Tuesday announced a health care plan he would implement if elected Governor. “As Governor, I will immediately move to expand Medicaid, accepting the offer of federal funds for pennies on the dollar, free money that Alabama has inexplicably and inexcusably refused,” […]
April 3, 2018

Healthcare Plan for Alabama

As Governor, I will immediately move to expand Medicaid, accepting the offer of federal funds for pennies on the dollar, free money that Alabama has inexplicably and inexcusably refused. These billions of additional dollars will have multiple short and long-term benefits that will save our rural hospitals from further devastating closures and hopefully allow some that have already closed to reopen; provide more and better services to children, the elderly, the disabled, and hardworking people […]
February 8, 2018

Maddox pitches education lottery, expanding Medicaid

Walt Maddox doesn’t want to do too much if elected governor of Alabama. Just rebuild the state’s decades old decaying infrastructure, fund education with an emphasis on workforce development to better prepare young Alabamians for good-paying jobs and solve the “catastrophe” that is mental health care, to name a few. The four-term Tuscaloosa mayor stopped by the Cullman County Democrats meeting Thursday to talk about the challenges facing the state and how he would address […]