Sources: Corruption Grand Jury focused on power plant deals

January 25, 2018

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

A special grand jury in Montgomery is targeting a variety of potential corrupt deals related to the Bellefonte nuclear plant near Scottsboro, several sources have told the Alabama Political Reporter.

The investigation into that possible corruption, led by Deputy Attorney General Matt Hart, is drawing in some of the state’s top political and business figures, as the grand jury explores a number of alleged offenses.

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Another GOP Primary Challenger Says Hubbard Discouraged Run

May 6, 2014

By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

SCOTTSBORO – Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Stan Cooke has revealed that Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard urged him not to run against incumbent Kay Ivey in the June GOP primary at an event late last year.

The claim comes after Representative Barry Moore, R-Enterprise, was indicted for relaying similar sentiments on behalf of the Speaker to his primary opponent Joshua Pipkin, with an added threat of the elimination of a hundred local jobs if he would not drop from the race.
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