Alabama House Speaker Indicted
Mike Hubbard has been indicted on 23 felony charges by a Lee County grand jury.
If convicted, Hubbard faces a maximum penalty of two to 20 years in prison and up to $30,000 in fines for each count.
Hubbard, 52, who led a historic Republican takeover of the state Legislature during the 2010 election, was charged after an investigation in his home county that has lasted more than a year.
The charges against Hubbard include 23 class B felonies. Those charges include:
- Four counts of using of his office as Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party for personal gain;
- One count of voting for legislation with a conflict of interest;
- Eleven counts of soliciting or receiving a thing of value from a lobbyist or principal;
- Two counts of using his office as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives for personal gain;
- Four Counts of lobbying an executive department or agency for a fee;
- One count of using state equipment, materials, etc. for private gain.