AG: Time for former Alabama speaker to go to prison
August 28, 2020
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday refused to reverse its decision upholding much of the 2016 ethics conviction of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, and the state attorney general said it's time for the once-powerful Republican to report to prison.
Without comment, justices turned down Hubbard's request to rehear his case. The Alabama Supreme Court this spring overturned five of the counts in Hubbard's ethics convictions while upholding six others. Prosecutors accused Hubbard of leveraging his powerful public office to obtain clients and investments for his busi...