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No lottery for Alabama after ‘thoroughly confusing’ process

BIRMINGHAM (Maggie Walsh) — “The lottery bill for the 2016 special session is dead,” announced the measure’s sponsor, Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, on Aug. 26 after the Senate voted against agreeing with the House changes to the bill (SB3). The … Continue reading

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Whose math makes sense?

BIRMINGHAM (Maggie Walsh) — Now that Gov. Robert Bentley’s lottery bill has been passed through the Senate, the House of Representatives has until Wednesday to approve the measure in order to get the bill on the ballot for Nov. 8. … Continue reading

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Expanded gambling bill dies; lottery bill to be considered tomorrow

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — One lottery bill is dead after this afternoon’s Senate session and the other will be addressed in the morning. Sen. Jim McClendon’s lottery bill was just one vote shy of passing, with 20 aye votes and 11 nays. … Continue reading

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