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November 25, 2020
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Attorney General Steve Marshall Expresses Disappointment at Reduction of Former Speaker Hubbard’s Sentence
(MONTGOMERY) Attorney General Steve Marshall expressed disappointment at Lee County Circuit Court Judge Jacob Walker’s decision Wednesday to reduce the sentence of former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard from 48 months to 28 months.
Mr. Hubbard was convicted of the intentional violation of Alabama’s ethics laws, the same laws he championed in the legislature only later to brazenly disregard for his personal enrichment, “said Attorney General Marshall.
Even as he sits in state prison as a six-time felon, Mike Hubbard continues to deny any guilt or offer any remorse for his actions in violation of the law. Reducing his original four-year sentence sends precisely the wrong message to would-be violators of Alabama’s ethics laws.”