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Ala. State Sens. Dick Brewbaker, Paul Bussman resign from Republican Caucus

Montgomery State Sen. Dick Brewbaker has resigned from the Alabama Senate Republican Caucus. The two-term Republican, who announced in November he does not plan to seek re-election in...

Luther Strange weighs in on Alabama lottery legislation

Various lottery bills are being considered by Alabama state lawmakers Tuesday, but Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange doesn't support any of them. Strange released a statement Tuesday...

Robert Bentley releases proposed constitutional amendment for Alabama lottery

Gov. Robert Bentley Friday released a proposed amendment to the Alabama Constitution that would allow voters in November to decide whether the state should have a state...

Email Insights: Alabama Policy Institute calls state lottery ‘voodoo budgeting’

The Alabama Policy Institute (API) sent an email with a video Wednesday that calls Gov. Robert Bentley's proposal for a state lottery "voodoo budgeting." In July,...

Robert Bentley announces date for lottery special session

Gov. Robert Bentley has announced the date for a special legislative session for Alabama lawmakers to discuss the possibility of a statewide lottery. The special session will begin...

Jim Zeigler questions Robert Bentley’s lottery special session

Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler is asking questions about Gov. Robert Bentley's Wednesday announcement of a special session of the Alabama Legislature to consider a statewide...

Robert Bentley calls special session for Alabama lottery

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is calling a special session of the Alabama Legislature solely tasked with considering a state lottery. Bentley announced the plan Wednesday morning in...

Mike Hubbard expects special session over Medicaid funding

Though the House of Representatives ended its week on a low note, as Democrats filibustered plans to bring forth a General Fund void of...

Alabama Legislature special session to end without budget

Special session number one is in the books. Bring on round two. Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday ended a special session without a budget as lawmakers...

Robert Bentley won’t retreat on taxes as budget stalemate continues

Republican Gov. Robert Bentley said he will not retreat as he battles with members of his own party over tax increases. The cuts to state...



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