Mike Hubbard

Hubbard Defense Reiterates Apology by Former Alabama Speaker

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) – Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard is again asking a judge for an early release from prison. Attorneys for the former Republican leader say he really is sorry for what he did and isn’t a danger to society. They made the argument in a court document seeking Hubbard’s early release after serving more than a year…

Alabama AG Responds to Former Speaker’s Sentencing Reduction

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is responding to a circuit court judge’s decision to reduce the sentencing of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard. Attorney General Marshall said he was disappointed with Lee County Circuit Court Judge Jacob Walker’s decision to reduce Hubbard’s sentence from 48 months to 28 months. “Mr. Hubbard was convicted of the intentional violation of Alabama’s ethics…

Judge reduces prison sentence for former Alabama Speaker Mike Hubbard

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A judge has reduced the time that former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard must spend in prison. Circuit Judge Jacob Walker on Wednesday reduced Hubbard’s sentence from four years to 28 months. Defense lawyers had asked for his sentence to be reduced after some counts were overturned on appeal earlier this year. The state attorney general…

Former Speaker Hubbard Transferred To Kilby Infirmary

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who is facing a four-year-prison sentence for an ethics conviction, has been moved to Kilby Correctional Facility. Alabama Department of Corrections records show Hubbard is being held in the medical infirmary of Kilby Correctional Facility. Samantha Rose, a spokeswoman for the Alabama Department of Corrections, said Hubbard was taken into prison custody Wednesday. She…

Former House Speaker Mike Hubbard Transferred to State Prison

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been moved to a state prison to serve time for his ethics convictions. Corrections records showed Thursday that Hubbard has been transferred into state custody from a county jail. But it’s not clear where he will be incarcerated for good. The state website indicated he was being taken to Draper Correctional Facility. A…