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BREAKING NEWS: Judge Denies Dismissal in Moore Case, Hubbard Named as Subject of Investigation

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Judge sides with state in Rep. Barry Moore case, the court documents also reveal for the first time that Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is under criminal investigation.

Lee County Circuit Court Judge Walker, has rule against Moore’s attorney’s request to dismiss the felony case against the troubled lawmaker.

Judge Walker also found that acting Attorney General Van Davis, along with Matt Hart and  William Duffy have authority to conduct the Grand Jury investigation.

In perhaps the most revealing element of the Judge’s ruling is the fact that Speaker Hubbard is the central figure in the Lee County investigation.

Hubbard and his white collar defense attorney J.Mark White have constantly denied or spun any hint that Hubbard was the key figure in the investigation.

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Now, the actual letter granting Davis his powers show that Hubbard, has been the subject of the investigation all along. 

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Bill Britt is editor-in-chief at the Alabama Political Reporter and host of The Voice of Alabama Politics. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter.

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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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The state also said Mike Hubbard, in jail phone calls, repeatedly contradicted his letter to the court in which he took responsibility for his...