alabama lottery

Preview of the final days of the special session

With the Senate and House of Representatives in recess until September 6th, many are wondering what’s next in the last three days of the special session. After days of contentious debate, the lottery bill died in the Senate Friday.  Senators voted 23-7 to not accept the changes made to the bill by the House of Representatives. Political Analyst Steve Flowers…

Senator Introduces Rival Lottery Bill to Include Video Terminals

A state senator is introducing a rival lottery bill that would allow electronic lottery terminals at state dog tracks. Republican Sen. Jim McClendon of Springville said Tuesday that he will introduce a second lottery bill in addition to the one he is sponsoring that is backed by the governor. The second proposal would allow electronic lottery terminals at dog tracks…

Gov. Bentley Releases Amendment Proposal for Alabama Lottery

1/3bentley staement 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3bentley staement 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3bentley staement 3 Show Caption Hide Caption Governor Robert Bentley on Friday released his proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, which would authorize an Alabama Lottery and dedicate the proceeds to the state General Fund. Click here for a link to the proposed…