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July 21, 2018

Maddox unveils his ethics plan, challenges Ivey to debate like Trump

Alabama Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox unveiled an ethics program Saturday to end what he called “one of the most corrupt periods in the history of this state.” Speaking to the Alabama Press Association in Gulf Shores, the Tuscaloosa mayor also challenged incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey to four debates before the November general election. They would be: * A debate on public education and economic development * A debate on heath care, mental health, public […]
February 15, 2018

Public Education and the Governor

In Alabama, public education is the responsibility of the Governor, State Board of Education (SBE), Legislature, and local boards of education. The local boards of education implement the budgets, laws and regulations as authorized by state law or the SBE. By virtue of serving as President of the SBE, and having the statutory powers of the executive branch, the Governor is most responsible for ensuring our schools have outstanding teachers, programs, facilities, curriculum and technology. […]