Mike Hubbard

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…

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard Asks for Reduced Prison Sentence

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard – Photo from the Lee County Detention Center Former House Speaker Mike Hubbard is asking for a reduced prison sentence. Hubbard’s lawyers say his four-year prison sentence should be reduced since appellate courts overturned half of the counts. A jury in Lee County convicted Hubbard of 12 ethics charges in 2016. The Alabama Supreme…

Fmr. AL House Speaker Mike Hubbard Reports to Jail

Former Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard turned himself in to the Lee County Detention Facility Friday afternoon to begin serving his four year sentence. (courtesy: Lee Co. Detention Center) A jury in Lee County had convicted Hubbard of 12 ethics charges in 2016.  He had faced 23 counts. Even though Hubbard was sentenced to four years in prison, he has remained…

Attorney General: Mike Hubbard’s Appeals Are Exhausted and He Must Report for Prison

Attorney General Steve Marshall has issued a statement, saying that it is time that former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard begin serving his punishment for his ethics convictions. This morning, the Alabama Supreme Court issued a Certificate of Judgment, denying Hubbard’s request for a rehearing of his case. “The long road to justice is finally nearing its end for former…

Alabama Supreme Court Won’t Hold Rehearing on Mike Hubbard Case

The Alabama Supreme Court has issued a Certificate of Judgment, saying it is denying Mike Hubbard’s request for a rehearing on his ethics convictions.  Hubbard was Alabama House Speaker and was considered one of the most powerful politicians in the state when he was convicted in 2016, which removed him from office. The decision was 6-1, with two justices recusing…

Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Five of 11 Convictions Against Former House Speaker Mike Hubbard

The Alabama Supreme Court announced this morning that it has reversed five of the 11 ethics convictions against former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard. The high court affirmed the other six convictions against him. In the 99-page opinion, the reason stated for reversing the five convictions was that they were “based on insufficient evidence or incorrect interpretation of the ethics…

Three Years After Conviction, Mike Hubbard Still Hopes to Avoid Prison

Mike Hubbard takes the standAlabama Speaker Mike Hubbard Trial on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Opelika, Ala.Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News/Pool Today marks the third anniversary of a dramatic change in Alabama politics. It’s the day that House Speaker Mike Hubbard was convicted of ethics charges. Hubbard had been one of the most powerful politicians in the state, until June 10,…

Alabama Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Mike Hubbard’s Appeal

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard wants to stay out of prison. That decision is now in the hands of the Alabama Supreme Court. Tuesday justices, heard oral arguments in Hubbard’s appeal. Hubbard was convicted of ethics violations three years ago. A jury in Lee County found him guilty of using his office as House Speaker for personal gain for…

Hubbard Case to Go to Alabama Supreme Court in June

The Alabama Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in former House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s appeal of his ethics conviction. The court said oral arguments will be held June 4. Hubbard was one of the state’s most influential Republicans, but his political career ended with his 2016 conviction on ethics charges. The allegations included that he improperly asked lobbyists…