Prosecutor Matt Hart

Judge Won’t Dismiss House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s Ethics Case

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A judge has refused to dismiss ethics charges against House Speaker Mike Hubbard. Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker on Tuesday rejected Hubbard’s request to dismiss the case for allegations of prosecutor misconduct. Walker, in a separate order, said lawyers should be ready to go to trial in mid-May. Walker’s decision perhaps ended the Republican speaker’s…