MONTGOMERY — Sources within the Statehouse have confirmed that State Representative Jim Barton (R-Mobile) will resign his House seat to become a lobbyist.
In July Barton, told alreporter.com, he has “no plans” at the that time to leave office. Just 20 days later Barton has changed his mind.
Official announcement is eminent.
Barton, joins Secretary of State Beth Chapman, Rep. Barry Mask and Representative Jay Love who have left office short of fulfilling their terms to work as lobbyists.