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Gov. Bentley’s lottery bill passes Senate, headed to House on Tuesday

BIRMINGHAM (Maggie Walsh and Jennifer Davis Rash) — Gov. Robert Bentley’s lottery bill (SB 3), sponsored by Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, passed the Alabama Senate 21–12 a little more than a hour ago. The bill is Bentley’s attempt to address … Continue reading

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Pro-gambling interests making noise as AL Legislature seeks solution to budget crisis

BIRMINGHAM — Wrapping up the second of three weeks of study about how to solve the state’s predicted 2016 fiscal year General Fund budget shortfall, legislators are being courted by individuals, businesses and political leaders from various parts of the … Continue reading

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