Tuscaloosa Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor


September 14, 2018

Walt Maddox campaign cranking up statewide bus tour

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox will crank up a statewide bus tour next week as the campaign for governor enters its final seven weeks. The Maddox campaign announced today it would begin the tour Monday morning in Tuscaloosa. The campaign has not yet released a schedule or details. Continue reading on AL.com.
August 21, 2018

Mayor proposes $209 million spending plan for Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox’s proposed budget for fiscal 2019 tilts heavily toward public safety. The budget has funding to add certified law enforcement at every elementary school in the city. The spending plan also allocates dollars to ensure firefighters can receive uninterrupted training while keeping stations with functional staffing. And the budget sets aside proceeds to upgrade communications for police and firefighters to boost the city’s emergency and disaster response capabilities while improving the city’s […]
August 2, 2018

Walt’s Public Safety Plan

“Alabama State Troopers at dangerously low levels” one discouraging headline recently reminded us. Since 2010 roadway fatalities in our state have risen an alarming 155%, while at the same time Alabama has dropped State Trooper staffing to a third of the level it should be. According to the State Troopers Association, fewer than 300 Troopers patrol the entire state, a number that should be closer to 750 according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, and […]
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 […]
July 28, 2018

OUR VIEW: Ivey needs to accept challenge

Walt Maddox is trying what no candidate has done before in Gov. Kay Ivey’s tenure as governor — get her to the debate podium. Maddox, the Democratic nominee for governor, sent a formal letter to the Republican governor Tuesday, outlining a series of appearances and topics he recommends the candidates address in public. The topics cover pretty much everything, including: • Debate One: education and economic development • Debate Two: public safety, health care and […]
July 8, 2018

The 13 best cities in the US to find a job in 2018

The best job markets in the US are all around the country — from California to Iowa to South Carolina. Career site Zippia looked at the 386 metropolitan areas nationwide and ranked them based on wage change, unemployment rate change, and current unemployment rate. Then they averaged those three rankings to produce a final ranking. See the list on BusinessInsider.com