"The intent of this legislation is simple - those who take a life should quickly lose their own lives. Death row inmates in Alabama serve roughly 14 years before their sentence is carried out, but I believe justice should be swift, not stagnant. This bill was specifically designed to survive any constitutional challenges filed by criminal defense lawyers representing murderers. By passing [...]
"A state that built the rockets that sent men to the moon should be able to find a way to build a bridge without extorting the citizens it seeks to serve."
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590May 29, 2019 Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth on Wednesday announced he has appointed Athens attorney Stan McDonald to replace Judge Jerry Fielding as a member of the Alabama Ethics Commission. McDonald’s five-year appointment, which has unanimously confirmed by the State Senate,becomes effective on September 1, 2019.“When you combine Stan McDonald’s institutional knowledge of state government with his experience as a [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590 April, 2019 Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth released the following statement upon learning that State Rep. Connie Rowe (R - Jasper) was included among the 2019 “Women of Impact” by Yellowhammer Multimedia: “I first came to know Connie Rowe when we served together in the Alabama House, and it has been my honor to bear firsthand witness [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590 April 11, 2019 Over the past few months, I have been touched and honored by the citizens across Alabama who have encouraged me to run for the U.S. Senate. Their support and enthusiasm means more than they can ever know. After deep discussions with my wife, Kendall, and prayerful guidance from above, I have determined this is [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jess Skaggs, (334)261-9590 March 27, 2019 Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth released the following statement on Wednesday after receiving news that State Rep. Dimitri Polizos (R - Montgomery) passed away following a cardiac event: “I first came to know Dimtri Polizos when we served together in the Alabama House of Representatives, and it was an honor to claim him as [...]