MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Teacher lobbyist Paul Hubbert says he's
leaving his position as a vice chairman of the Alabama Democratic
Party because it's in the best interest of the Alabama Education
Hubbert notified the party chairman that he won't seek
re-election as vice chairman for public employees.
Hubbert says that will leave him free to work with legislators from both
political parties to promote the interests of public education.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bradley Byrne made an issue
of AEA's top two officials, Hubbert and Joe Reed, being vice
chairmen of the state Democratic Party.