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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 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+. […]
May 2, 2018

Walt’s Plan for Our Crumbling Roads and Bridges

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. Unfortunately, Alabama bridges receive a grade of C- from the American Society of Civil Engineers, and our roads earn a dismal D+. These embarrassing grades mean that 20% of Alabama’s bridges are in urgent need of improvement and our roads rate as “poor & at risk.” […]
February 5, 2018

Transforming Tuscaloosa

It is not about big government or less government; It is about effective government. As elected officials, we have a job to do, and the people who pay our salaries expect the very best. As mayor, I couldn’t hide behind the marble of Montgomery when my citizens needed solutions to the decades of flooding problems that preceded our administration. It was my responsibility as the City’s chief executive officer to encourage innovation, create shared responsibility […]