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Kay Ivey Makes Gambling Study Group Official

Brent Wilson | February 14, 2020 Casino Gambling Machines

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed Executive Order 719, which formed the Study Group for Gambling Policy. The Study Group is tasked with gathering detailed information to allow the governor, the Legislature, and the citizens of our state to make an informed decision on gaming...

Kay Ivey: State Of The State Address

Kay Ivey | February 4, 2020 Kay Ivey State of the State Address

Below is the full prepared transcript of the State of the State Address Kay Ivey delivered. It is not verbatim to how the speech was delivered. Lieutenant Governor Ainsworth, Pro Tempore Marsh, Speaker McCutcheon, Speaker Pro Tempore Gaston, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice...

Poarch Creek Tribe Proposes to Expand Gambling in Alabama

David Preston | November 13, 2019

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians launched a website to promote their “Winning For Alabama” proposal to expand gambling operations in Alabama. This plan would also give them exclusive rights to all forms of class three gaming in the state, except for a lottery.  The...

Political Advocacy Group Attacks Poarch Creek Indians

David Preston | October 25, 2019

A new non-profit political advocacy group called Poarch Creek Accountability Now has been formed to ‘bring attention’ to an unfair playing field between the Poarch Creek Band of Indians and the rest of the people of the state.  Former State Senator Gerald Dial is the...

A Look Back At The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session

Brent Wilson | June 5, 2019 Alabama State Senate

The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session was one of the most controversial sessions in Alabama history so let’s look at what all was accomplished and what was left on the table this year. What Passed A lot of bills saw their way to the Governor’s desk...

Alabama Lottery Bill Dead For 2019 Legislative Session

Brent Wilson | May 22, 2019

Alabamians will not be deciding whether or not they want a lottery during the 2020 Presidential primary next year. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark) says he can not get the 63 votes he needs to pass SB 220 and declared the bill dead...

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