| Lottery bill heads to Alabama House vote as old arguments re-surface Montgomery Advertiser|
Fate of legislation uncertain amid concerns over distribution and attempts to preserve electronic bingo at the dog tracks.
Alabama lottery plan approved by committee AL.com
As it now stands, 75 percent of net lottery revenue would go to the General Fund and 25 percent to the Education Trust Fund.
Alabama legislative committee advances lottery bill WHNT News 19
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A legislative committee has advanced legislation that seeks to start a state lottery in Alabama. The House Economic Development ...
The incarceration lottery: Alabama gambling bill gives nothing to education AL.com
This is an opinion column. The Alabama Senate passed a lottery bill Thursday, and now it's headed to the Alabama House. But before you start itching for ...
Alabama lottery bill faces rocky road - News Tuscaloosa News
The sponsor of legislation to create a paper lottery in Alabama says getting the bill to final passage may be difficult.“It's a rocky road between here and there,” ...
Alabama lawmakers could vote on lottery next week News Courier
Alabama's next best chance at a statewide lottery could hit the state House floor as early as Tuesday, a lawmaker said this week.
Alabama lawmakers to consider bills on abortion, lottery, education AL.com
A bill to make abortion a felony in Alabama could get final passage in the Senate on Tuesday.
Alabama lawmakers head toward lottery vote NBC 15 WPMI
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawmakers are headed to a vote on lottery legislation next week, as supporters aim to change Alabama's status as one of the few ...
VIDEO: Alabama’s abortion bill gets plenty of attention, changes to a proposed lottery fund education, tariffs hurt Alabama farmers and more on Guerrilla Politics … Yellowhammer News
Jackson closes the show with a "parting shot" at those perpetrating the "25 white men" narrative when discussing Alabama's abortion ban.
Alabama Senate committee narrowly approves lottery bill Montgomery Advertiser
Legislation squeaks out of committee after amendment aimed at protecting dogtracks passes.
Possible changes to Alabama lottery bill CBS42.com
A bill that would allow a paper-only lottery in Alabama faces has an uncertain outlook as it heads to the house. House members are hoping to make changes to ...
Republican Roulette: All lotteries are not created equal AL.com
Alabama's gambling wars are near an end, but who wins?
Alabama lottery bill faces uncertain fate as it heads to House WHNT News 19
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After clearing the state Senate without a vote to spare, a proposal to establish a state lottery in Alabama faces an uncertain outlook ...
Alabama looks good in report on gambling addiction -- but there's one catch AL.com
WalletHub report doesn't factor in cross-state spending.
Alabama lottery plan changed; vote next week AL.com
The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee is holding a public hearing on the bill proposing an amendment to the state Constitution to establish ...
7 Things: Ivey signs Alabama’s abortion ban, Trump prepares an immigration plan, lottery vote gets closer and more … Yellowhammer News
Governor Kay Ivey said, "To the bill's many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians' deeply held belief that every life is precious ...
Alabama lottery proceeds would go to debt, General Fund AL.com
A plan to establish an Alabama Lottery narrowly survived in the Legislature this week.
University of Alabama, other Southern flagship universities see biggest bump in enrollment Yellowhammer News
Enrollment at several universities in the South jumped more than 50 percent in a decade, according to data from the College Board. University of Arkansas saw ...
Alabama abortion ban, remembering Tim Conway & the NBA draft lottery: The Morning Rundown NBCNews.com
Alabama lawmakers pass sweeping abortion ban to challenge Roe v. Wade, comedian Tim Conway has died and Pelicans win NBA draft lottery: The Morning ...
Alabama lottery bill clears hurdle at state House NBC 15 WPMI
Your chance to vote on allowing a lottery in Alabama cleared another hurdle at the state House. The Economic Development and Tourism committee passed the ...
JOHN F. FLOYD: Alabama should join 21st century, legalize gambling Gadsden Times
The Alabama Legislature is once again considering legalization of a state lottery. It is a no-brainer, yet our regal legislators struggle with making a positive ...
House Committee approves lottery bill — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
On Wednesday, the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee gave a favorable report to a constitutional amendment that would create a state ...
Alabama Legislative Update: Lottery, unemployment compensation and more Birmingham Business Journal
Here's what businesses should know from the past week in the Alabama Legislature.
Opinion | Other states use lotteries to give kids a brighter future. Alabama wants to use lottery to build prisons alreporter.com
We've always had a vision problem in this state. We are perpetually satisfied with how things are, with keeping things how they are, with resisting any change ...
7 Things: Rape and incest exemptions added to Alabama’s abortion bill, Democrats hold questionable contempt vote, House Democrats insist on protection for illegal gambling for a lottery vote and more … Yellowhammer News
Meanwhile, a Senate committee has advanced the House-passed ban on abortion but they changed the bill to add exemptions for rape and incest which many ...
VictoryLand amendment fails in Alabama Senate Montgomery Advertiser
A bill aimed at protecting electronic bingo at VictoryLand in Macon County fell two votes short of passage in the Alabama Senate on Thursday morning.
Abortion ban takes center stage in Alabama House AL.com
A bill that would make it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion except in cases of serious health risk to the woman has 67 co-sponsors in the 104-member ...
$50K Powerball ticket sold near Alabama state line WSFA
ARDMORE, TN (WAFF) - One lucky person in Ardmore won $50,000 in the Powerball drawing Wednesday night. The ticket was bought on the Magic Mile in ...
Alabama's lottery plan goes to House for consideration rocketcitynow.com
The measure would bring a paper lottery option to the state. Changes have been made to allow 25 percent of the funds to go to education and 75 percent to go ...
How much money do Alabama residents spend on lottery tickets across state lines? CBS42.com
We are looking into how much money Alabama residents are spending on lottery tickets across state lines. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and ...
Opinion | The feds are monitoring Alabama's lottery debate because something stinks alreporter.com
A couple of weeks ago, as one of the worst lottery bills in history passed the Alabama Senate, I wrote that it would be amazing if the process that led to its ...
Alabama passes bill that would make almost all abortions illegal; House Dems target Trump lawyers Fox News
Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here's what you need to know today ... Alabama looks to outlaw nearly all abortions. Alabama's state Senate ...
Alabama bill would replace elected school board with appointed panel WHNT News 19
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Saying the state has a broken system of education governance, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and the Republican Alabama Senate ...
Alabama bill seeks to restore bingo to dog tracks WHNT News 19
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As lawmakers debate a proposed state lottery, separate bills seek to restore electronic bingo operations to state dog tracks.
Speaker McCutcheon: Lottery ‘will be a priority in the House for sure’ Yellowhammer News
Last week, the Alabama Senate passed SB 220, the lottery bill sponsored by Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) by a 21-12 vote. Now, the future of a lottery in ...
1 dead, 8 shot at high school graduation party in Alabama Minneapolis Star Tribune
Alabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead.
Can cleaning the ocean be marketed? Yellowhammer News
Trillions of pieces of plastic are creating huge garbage patches in the world's oceans. One company's efforts to do something about this problem can lead us to ...
Alabama editorial roundup | Editorials Dothan Eagle
Lottery bill is 'a sham and a disgrace'. Alabama doesn't need a statewide lottery. It needs better public schools and lower poverty rates and properly run prisons ...
Alabama Senate passes medical marijuana bill WHNT News 19
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Senate passed a bill Thursday morning that would allow the use of medical marijuana in the state. Multiple media outlets ...
The Georgia Lottery: How does it work, who benefits, and could it work in Alabama? CBS42.com
Alabamians determined to play the lottery are well known for packing up the car and heading to states such as Georgia to buy lottery tickets. With that in mind, ...
Alabama lottery vote rocketcitynow.com
The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee is scheduled to vote Tuesday, April 23 on one of two lottery proposals.
Ivey punting on lottery, says decision is up to Legislature AL.com
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey continued Friday to take a rather hands-off approach toward the legalization of a lottery, deferring to the Legislature as the ultimate ...
Gov. Ivey takes hands-off approach in Alabama Lottery Bill rocketcitynow.com
Governor Kay Ivey is leaving the lottery's fate in the hands of the legislature.
Opinion | Politicians didn't corrupt Alabama's government. You did. alreporter.com
Before you answer — before your tribalism shines through and you pull on the Republican jersey and start chanting for your favorite team — let's run through a ...
Alabama lottery bill narrowly passed by Senate rocketcitynow.com
The senate passed the bill legalizing a paper only lottery, this doesn't include electronic gaming.
Where should Alabama lottery funds go? rocketcitynow.com
If passed, the funds would support the Alabama general fund, but many people in Huntsville say they would rather see the funds go towards education.
Will a lottery fix Alabama's woes? The Thomasville Times
Does Alabama need a lottery? According to our State Senator Greg Albritton, it does. Albritton, who represents Clarke County, was able to get a lottery bill pass ...
Opinion | Weekly 2019 legislative report — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
The Alabama Legislature met for Day 12 of its annual Regular Session on Tuesday, April 23. Thirty-three committee meetings were held throughout the week to ...
People in Huntsville want a lottery to fund education rocketcitynow.com
A statewide lottery is a step closer to becoming reality.
Alabama House passes what would be nation’s strictest abortion ban Yellowhammer News
MONTGOMERY — The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday passed HB 314, which would ban all abortions except when the life of the mother is in ...
Byrne: A big win for Alabama rural hospitals Yellowhammer News
A handful of stories in Washington generally get about 90 percent of the media's attention. Don't get me wrong, many of those stories are important, but much of ...
AL.com All-Access: Should the NFL institute a draft lottery? AL.com
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) is the presumptive No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL draft. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images). 0. By Creg Stephenson ...
Alabama basketball offers nation's No. 2 player 247Sports
The Crimson Tide offered the nation's No. 2 overall player in the 2020 class on Tuesday night in five-star shooting guard Jalen Green.
Opinion | An absolutely awful Legislature — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
So Alabama is really going to do it. We're going to agree to spend no telling how much of our scarce financial resources to argue a clearly unconstitutional ...
Alabama Lawmakers File Bills to Legalize State Lottery, Sports... Casino.Org News
Two state senators have filed bills in the Alabama Legislature to create a state lottery. In addition, a state representative has put forward two bills that would ...
2nd lottery bill filed in the Alabama Senate Montgomery Advertiser
The push for an Alabama lottery is now a competition. Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Range, filed a lottery bill this week that would establish a state lottery and limit it to ...
Long shot: Latest Alabama lottery bill faces uncertain prospects Montgomery Advertiser
Republican senator will file legislation to allow vote on lottery, but GOP leadership seems unenthusiastic.
Give the people of Alabama what they want — A lottery Yellowhammer News
The last time the lottery came up for a vote in 1999 it failed 54 to 46 percent. if you change 1 vote out of every 25 votes, we have a lottery.
McClendon to introduce lottery legislation — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
State Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, has announced that he will release the details of his lottery bill at a press conference today. The 2019 Alabama regular ...
Sources: More 'tribe-friendly' gambling bill on the way alreporter.com
On Wednesday, numerous lawmakers told APR that they had been informed by lobbyists working for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians that Senate President ...
Roll Sports Betting Tide: New Bill Appears In Alabama Legal Sports Report
The list of states that have considered or introduced sports betting bills now stands at 37 after an unlikely state -- Alabama -- joined the party on Tuesday.
Fate of Alabama lottery could hinge on November elections AL.com
A lottery could potentially pump $300 million annually into Alabama's economy and even more if sports betting is legalized.
Dueling lottery bills to go before Alabama lawmakers WHNT News 19
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are holding a public hearing on dueling lottery proposals. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee is ...
Alabama needs a lottery AL.com
It is easy to get caught up in the hype and excitement surrounding even the slightest sliver of a chance at winning. Alabamians make the drive to the Tennessee, ...
Now is the time for an Alabama Lottery AL.com
Governor Ivey has said in the past that she would like to give the people of Alabama the opportunity to vote on a lottery.
Walker: An Alabama Lottery would not target the poor, but fearmongers do AL.com
Well, we can all relax now. The Senate is preparing to vote on a bill that would prohibit Alabama counties and cities from banning plastic bags at grocery stores ...
Alabama’s Longtime Hostility to Gambling Shows Signs of Fading The New York Times
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Even more than its Bible Belt neighbors, Alabama has steadfastly resisted legalizing gambling for generations. The clout of evangelical ...
Alabama House Democrats call for lottery, medical marijuana AL.com
The Alabama House Democratic Caucus said it's legislative agenda is based on "kitchen table issues."
Alabama lottery bills making progress since introduction one week ago WKRG News 5
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WKRG) -- No one has picked winning Powerball numbers in the country since last year. The jackpot has ballooned to $750 million dollars ...
Editorial: Some truths about a lottery in Alabama Anniston Star
Now that lottery bills have again entered the Alabama Legislature, let's talk the truth about our state and state-run lotteries.
Looking for legislative lottery action? Don't hold your breath. Montgomery Advertiser
Senate leader doesn't plan to make legislation a priority in coming session.
Opinion | Alabama lottery: What's at stake — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
Over the past few weeks, I have written a number of stories and columns detailing the specifics of potential lottery bills and what their effect on this state and its ...
Gas tax plan might bring new calls for Alabama lottery AL.com
A proposal to increase state fuel taxes by 10 cents a gallon over three years is expected to be the dominant issue in the legislative session that starts Tuesday.
Opinion | Del Marsh: Let the people vote on a lottery and gaming (2015) alreporter.com
Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh in 2015 wrote the Op-Ed below. His opinion was widely circulated throughout the state. Recently, Marsh appears to ...
Alabama lawmaker announces new push for state lottery WVTM13
Alabama Senator Jim McClendon announced a new push for a state lottery on Tuesday.
Opinion | Albritton, Marsh introduce Indian lottery bill, sell out Alabama citizens alreporter.com
There are probably nicer ways I could say that, but what's the point, really? Why am I worried about the feelings of two guys who are actively working to take food ...
EDITORIAL | State lottery could greatly benefit Alabama The Auburn Plainsman
Alabama's budget is sorely needing sources of funding. No longer can the state face more budget cuts, and Alabama's politicians are unwilling to increase the ...
Lawmakers prepared to discuss lottery legislation in upcoming session WHNT News 19
MADISON, Ala. - Lawmakers say it's likely they will debate bringing a lottery to the state of Alabama during the upcoming legislative session. North Alabama ...
When Mobile caught casino fever, and a kiss from Trump AL.com
Donald Trump kisses the City of Mobile seal during a visit on Aug. 25, 1993. Alabama was considering legislation that could have opened the way for casino ...
Alabama one of 6 states left without a lottery NBC 15 WPMI
Alabama lawmakers plan to consider at least one lottery proposal in the upcoming legislative session starting later this month. The last time the people voted on ...
Why Alabama is far behind Mississippi on sports gambling AL.com
Alabama and Mississippi share many characteristics, but one thing they don't have in common is legalized gambling.
Raising Alabama: The need for more revenue WSFA
The latest numbers show Alabama ranks 50th in the nation in tax collection.
Lottery could be on lawmaker's agenda this year AL.com
The Alabama legislature could take up a lottery again this year, according to House Speaker Mac McCutcheon.
Chance or skill? Daily fantasy sports debate reignited in Alabama AL.com
Legislation that legalizes daily fantasy sports was approved by a House committee on Wednesday. The same debate -- a game of chance or skill -- continues to ...
VIDEO: Alabama lottery debate continues WKRG News 5
Thursday, a Senate committee heard from the public on if the state should have a lottery. Dozens spoke for an against the future of a lottery in Alabama.
Opinion | A straight lottery is great for the Poarch Creeks, not so great for the rest of Alabama alreporter.com
In Michigan in 2017, the state's 19 tribal casinos contributed roughly $97 million worth of their profits to state and local government entities — their end of ...
Understanding an important section in the lottery CA — one some don't want you to understand alreporter.com
A proposed constitutional amendment offered by State Senator Jim McClendon, R-Springville, gives the people of Alabama the right to vote on a lottery.
Marsh threatens lottery legislation: Why? — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
A bill sponsored by State Sen. Jim McClendon giving Alabama citizens an opportunity to vote on a constitutional amendment to allow a lottery is being ...
The anonymous winner of the largest lottery jackpot is donating part of it to Alabama tornado victims CNN
She decided to donate because she claimed the money when a tornado struck Alabama in early March, her lawyer said.
New lottery machines could help dog tracks WBRC
An Alabama lawmaker sponsoring a lottery bill in the state legislature said people crossing state lines by the thousands to buy tickets could build support for his ...
9 issues to watch during the 2019 Alabama legislative session AL.com
The marque issue is Gov. Kay Ivey's proposed 10-cent gas tax increase to fund road and bridge construction.
Proposed bill could make the lottery a reality in Alabama WAAY
The Alabama legislature is still hashing out exactly what lottery money would pay for, but education is one of the possibilities.
Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery comes forward; takes cash payout of $877 million AL.com
The winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery has chosen to remain anonymous.
Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels talks gas tax and lottery bill WHNT News 19
The Alabama Legislature is now well into the regular session. However, the special session is where the state gasoline tax was raised. Alabama House Minority ...
Time may be biggest enemy to Alabama Lottery bill WKRG News 5
State Senator Jim McClendon says lawmakers have generally been receptive to the proposal in the 2019 session.
VIDEO: Alabama lottery bills making progress since introduction one week ago WKRG News 5
State Senator Jim McClendon remains optimistic 2019 may be the year a referendum on an Alabama Lottery is passed by the legislature.
Let the people vote for a lottery in Alabama Montgomery Advertiser
We, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians believe that each and every citizen should have the right to vote on the lottery issue, and we support legislation providing ...
South Carolina lottery winner donates to Alabama tornado victims AL.com
The winner of $878 million wishes to remain anonymous in order to "live a life of relative normalcy," she said in a statement issued by her lawyer.
Lawmaker says several factors keeping lottery out of Alabama WBRC
What's holding Alabama back from getting a lottery?
State Rep: Lottery could soon be focal point for Alabama Legislature WAAY
A lottery in Alabama could be a step closer to becoming a reality. State Representative Mac McCutcheon, who represents North Alabama, said state senators ...