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AL speaker Mike Hubbard takes the stand in ethics trial

Mike Hubbard is sworn in during Hubbard's ethics trial on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Opelika, Ala. (Source: Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News/Pool) Mike Hubbard is sworn in during Hubbard's ethics trial on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Opelika, Ala. (Source: Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News/Pool)
Mike Hubbard is sworn in during Hubbard's ethics trial on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Opelika, Ala. (Source: Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News/Pool) Mike Hubbard is sworn in during Hubbard's ethics trial on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Opelika, Ala. (Source: Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News/Pool)

(WTVM) – Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is taking the stand in the ethics trial on Tuesday. 

The state has rested its case against Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard on Tuesday and a motion to dismiss his charges have been denied. 

Hubbard has been indicted on 23 felony charges including: 

  • 4 counts of using of his office as Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party for personal gain
  • 1 count of voting for legislation with a conflict of interest
  • 11 counts of soliciting or receiving a thing of value from a lobbyist or principal
  • 2 counts of using his office as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives for personal gain
  • 4 counts of lobbying an executive department or agency for a fee
  • 1 count of using state equipment, materials, etc. for private gain. 

If convicted, the speaker faces up to 20 years in prison for each count and a fine of up to $30,000 for each count. 

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