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What will the Alabama Legislature tackle in the final three days...

After an 11th-hour Hail Mary attempt to save it, Gov. Robert Bentley's proposed state lottery failed in the Alabama Senate Friday night. Bentley called the special session...

Presumed dead state lottery comes back to life, passes Alabama House

In the dead of night, the state lottery bill came back to life. After a constitutional amendment to establish a state lottery fell two votes...

Alabama lottery passes House Committee, still has hope

An Alabama lottery may still have life in it yet. And for some, there's still hope it will make its way before Alabama voters this...

State lottery likely won’t make it on November ballot

Opponents of a state lottery in the Alabama House of Representatives used a procedural rule to block a committee from considering a state lottery bill...

Katherine Robertson: If the people only knew

"THE PEOPLE want to vote!" — the most oft-repeated catchphrase of the lottery debate. Even politicians who declare themselves personally opposed to a state-run lottery...

State lottery bill fails in special session

State senators have punted a vote of a lottery bill after a test vote indicated it did not have the votes to pass. Senators stopped...

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...

Lottery bills get first test in Alabama Legislature

Lottery bills are getting their first test with Alabama lawmakers. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee is meeting Tuesday morning for public hearings on five...

Alabama Legislature 2016 special session preview

A topic that has long divided the Alabama Legislature will take center stage Monday when lawmakers return to Montgomery for a special session called by...

Lawmakers set to begin special session on state lottery

The Alabama Legislature is set to give a state lottery the first serious debate since 1999, but many lawmakers say the idea faces tough...
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