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Gov. Bentley to propose lottery in special session

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — Gov. Robert Bentley confirmed July 27 that he will be bringing a statewide lottery proposal to the special session that will begin Aug. 15. The goal of the session is to find funding for the $85 million Medicaid … Continue reading

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State lottery 1 of 4 possible solutions for health care system

BIRMINGHAM ( Maggie Walsh) — Gov. Robert Bentley announced July 19 that he is planning to call a special session of the Alabama Legislature in late summer or early fall to find funding for Medicaid, according to the Montgomery Advertiser. … Continue reading

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New Alabama budget signed into law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bizjournals.com, TAB) — Gov. Robert Bentley signed the state budget into law today, tweeting, “It isn’t a perfect budget, but we have made important changes to the way our state budgets (money).” According to the Birmingham Business Journal, … Continue reading

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Alabama convention continues goal of parity with SBC

MONTGOMERY (Jennifer Davis Rash) — The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) unanimously voted Aug. 14 to recommend a 2016 Cooperative Program (CP) budget of $40 million with 53 percent funding state ministries and 47 percent going to Southern Baptist … Continue reading

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Letter seeks ‘circle of protection’ for poor

WASHINGTON (ABP) — Christian leaders across the country released a pastoral letter July 18 urging Congress to make hungry and poor people a priority in negotiations over a new federal budget. With Washington set to reconsider sequestration — across-the-board spending cuts lingering from … Continue reading

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