Ethics Charges: Mike Hubbard
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges. According to a press release from Acting Attorney General, Van Davis today, a grand jury in Lee County indicted Hubbard on 23 charges. They accuse Hubbard of using his office as speaker and his previous office as chairman of the Alabama Republican Party. Hubbard was processed this afternoon at the Lee County Jail. Hubbard released this video statement regarding his arrest. Hubbard's attorney, Mark White says the House Speaker is ready to go to battle against the charges.