Corruption Probe Moves Beyond Indicted Former State Lawmaker

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Oliver Robinson

Former State Representative Oliver Robinson was in federal court this week to enter a plea in a bribery case that has engulfed him and threatens other powerful interests in Alabama politics. Robinson has admitted accepting bribes from a coal company to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from expanding a Superfund site north of Birmingham. A lawyer for Robinson says the former lawmaker will cooperate with prosecutors, so this case is far from over. We discuss what may be next with Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald.

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