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Kay Ivey Makes Gambling Study Group Official

By Brent Wilson on February 14, 2020

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…

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Anthony Daniels State of the State Address

Alabama Democrat Anthony Daniels Delivers Response To Kay Ivey’s State of the State Address

By Brent Wilson on February 5, 2020

187 years ago, our ancestors looked up into the dark sky and witnessed a meteor shower that inspired family tales, song lyrics, and even license plates.

That was the night that the stars fell on…

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Kay Ivey State of the State Address

Kay Ivey: State Of The State Address

By Kay Ivey on February 4, 2020

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…

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Poarch Creek Tribe Proposes to Expand Gambling in Alabama

By David Preston on 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…

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Political Advocacy Group Attacks Poarch Creek Indians

By David Preston on 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…

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Mississippi Will Soon Leave Alabama As One Of Five States Without Lottery

By Brent Wilson on October 16, 2019

Soon there will be just five states without a lottery. Alabama will be one of them.

The Mississippi Lottery Corp. announced they

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A Look Back At The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session

By Brent Wilson on June 5, 2019

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…

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Alabama Lottery Bill Dead For 2019 Legislative Session

By Brent Wilson on 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…

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Alabama Lottery Bill Fails Procedural Vote; Fate Uncertain

By Brent Wilson on May 22, 2019

Update 5/22/2019 1:32 P.M – State Rep. Steve Clouse has stated that the lottery is dead and will not come up this session.

The Alabama Lottery bill failed a procedural vote by…

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Alabama House Committee Approves Lottery Bill That Would Fund Education

By Brent Wilson on May 18, 2019

No one in either the Alabama House or Senate can seem to agree on how to spend revenue from a potential Alabama lottery.

Last month, the Alabama Senate approved a lottery bill that would…

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