Prosecutors: Ex-House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s Words Show Apology Was Insincere


Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard – Photo from Alabama Dept. of Corrections

The Alabama attorney general’s office said former House Speaker Mike Hubbard told people he was innocent as he signed a letter to a judge apologizing for his ethics conviction.

State lawyers wrote in a Monday court filing that Hubbard’s own words show he “not truthful” when he signed a letter apologizing for his ethics conviction.

Hubbard submitted the apology letter in September along with a request for early release from prison.

State lawyers said Hubbard told people he was innocent and  held his nose as he signed the apology letter.

Prosecutors said Hubbard also talked to friends about efforts to add language to a community corrections legislation that could benefit his release.

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