transportation Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor


August 24, 2018

Updated Plan for Healthcare

This campaign has been as educational for me as it has been exciting. Many experts from all areas in healthcare have volunteered their knowledge and advice on how to improve our healthcare plan, and because there’s always more to be learned by listening than by talking, I have heard them, and I feel that it’s time to incorporate these great ideas into an updated plan. First, let me be clear that I fully stand by […]
June 21, 2018

Ivey says no to state money for coastal Amtrak; Maddox blasts ‘outdated governing’

In a setback for supporters hoping to see passenger rail service return to Alabama, Gov. Kay Ivey has opted not to commit state money to help reestablish a coastal Amtrak connection. Ivey had through Wednesday to decide whether the state would make a $5.3 million pledge over the next three years to help restore Amtrak service between Mobile and New Orleans. On Thursday, her office released a statement saying she had opted against it. That […]
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.” […]