Larry Paul Langford born March 17, [ 1 ] is the former mayor of the city of Birmingham , Alabama. In , Langford began serving a 15 year federal felony sentence, the result of a highly-publicized public corruption trial in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Langford raised money and generated public interest and support for Visionland Theme Park now known as Alabama Adventure Theme Park , located near Bessemer. The park was built largely by bond issues backed by a consortium of municipalities in the western part of the county, as well as the city of Birmingham and the county government. In , Langford was investigated by the SEC on corruption charges.
Central Alabama Pride, Inc. v. Larry Langford
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A gay pride group wants records going back to pertaining to the city of Birmingham's practice of hanging banners on public property. The request, filed in U. District Court at Birmingham, is part of a. The group sued Langford in August following. Langford's opposition.
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Kathy said the latest information, directly from Rep. Patricia Todd, who has spoken to Langford and he has either reversed his position or is spinning it this way :. Mayor Langford did not say he would deny a parade permit. He will leave the approval process to the police department. This can be a great educational opportunity for the community.
Mayor Larry Langford said today he will not interfere with plans for a gay pride parade next month on Southside, but he still refuses to sign a proclamation or allow banners on city property. Langford spoke with state Rep. Patricia Todd and clarified his position on the parade. Langford on Friday he would not sign a proclamation, allow banners on city property or sign a parade permit.