2018 Governor’s Race: Scott Dawson

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Scott Dawson is a newcomer to politics. But the Republican evangelist says he was inspired to run for Alabama governor after watching former Gov. Robert Bentley’s administration fall apart amid Bentley’s alleged affair with an aide. As part of our series of interview with gubernatorial candidates he spoke with WBHM’s Andrew Yeager, including discussion of Dawson’s criticism of a federal grant given to an LGBT support group.

On cutting regulations:

On taxes and earmarks:

On a proposal to require drug testing of all public high school students involved in extracurricular activities:

On healthcare:

On his opposition to a lottery:

Dawson discusses his criticism of a federal grant award to a non-profit group that supports LGBT youth. Dawson said this was a “betrayal” of Alabama values.

Hear the full interview:

Andrew Yeager

Andrew Yeager


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