Hubbard Officially Removed as House Speaker

Wednesday, June 15, 2016


A jury convicted Hubbard Friday evening on 12 felony ethics charges. The felony convictions caused Hubbard's automatic and immediate removal from office.  The Legislature's website was updated to remove Hubbard's name as the leader of the House of Representatives. His legislative district is listed as vacant in the roster of members. House Speaker Pro Tem Victor Gaston is fulfilling the speaker's duties. A spokesman for the House of Representatives says the site was updated Monday to reflect the change.  A judge will sentence Hubbard on July 8TH.


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