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Hubbard Reacts to Passage of Amendment in Referendum Election

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From the Office of Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard

Montgomery – Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R – Auburn) released the following statement on Tuesday in reaction to a referendum election that saw voters ratify a constitutional amendment designed to stabilize finances in the General Fund budget as long-term fiscal reforms begin to produce results.  The statement read:

“Democrats created Alabama’s deep fiscal problems over several decades, and Republicans can’t solve them overnight. This temporary transfer will provide us the time needed to fully implement the commonsense, conservative budgeting practices, targeted spending reductions and fundamental government reforms necessary to put Alabama back on the path to prosperity without raising taxes.”

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The was a hearing without notice, a motion without opposition and redactions that could leave the public in the dark.

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The public deserves to know the names of those who aided Hubbard and those who resisted his entreaties.

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No matter the costs. No matter the friendships lost. No matter the ethical lines crossed. Mike Hubbard will protect Mike Hubbard.

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