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Darien News-Review
Alabama lottery bill nears final passageduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama lottery bill nears final passage
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Alabama lottery bill nears final passageduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama lottery bill nears final passage
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Alabama lottery bill nears final passageduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama lottery bill nears final passage
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Alabama lottery bill nears final passageduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama lottery bill nears final passage
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Senate Pro Tem's lottery gambit puts hundreds of local laws at riskif Merrill doesn't take action. To understand how Marsh's gambit works, you ha
Alabama Senate Pro Tem's lottery gambit puts hundreds of local laws at risk
Al.com / Posted yesterday
if Merrill doesn't take action. To understand how Marsh's gambit works, you have to understand a little bit about how the Alabama Legislature passes local bills and how those bills can now be challenged in court. It's common procedure in the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lotteryduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lottery
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lotteryduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lottery
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lotteryduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lottery
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lotteryduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lottery
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lotteryduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lottery
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Alabama House approves lottery billduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House approves lottery bill
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Alabama House approves lottery billduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House approves lottery bill
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Alabama House approves lottery billduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House approves lottery bill
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Alabama House approves lottery billduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House approves lottery bill
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Alabama House heads to second lottery voteduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama House heads to second lottery vote
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Alabama lottery bill heads to critical vote in state Houseduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama lottery bill heads to critical vote in state House
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Alabama lottery bill heads to critical vote in state Houseduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama lottery bill heads to critical vote in state House
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Alabama lottery bill heads to critical vote in state Houseduring debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of represe
Alabama lottery bill heads to critical vote in state House
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
during debate on the proposed lottery bill on the floor of the house of representatives during the Special Session of the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)... Read more
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Al.com
Campaigners creep closer to the polls in Alabama than in most statesabove what he says is the national average of 142 feet. But his legislative ef
Campaigners creep closer to the polls in Alabama than in most states
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
above what he says is the national average of 142 feet. But his legislative efforts have failed to gain traction in the Alabama Legislature. He blames the Alabama House Black Caucus; a representative with the Caucus did not respond to a call or... Read more
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Al.com
Inmate who killed when he was 16 resentenced; gets chance at paroleboard administrative rule says the first chance on parole in life sentence case
Inmate who killed when he was 16 resentenced; gets chance at parole
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
board administrative rule says the first chance on parole in life sentence cases is 15 years. But earlier this year the Alabama Legislature enacted a law to make sure juvenile killers convicted of capital murder don't get out that soon. That... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Home-school athletes can play at Alabama public schoolssaid, "It's just great to come out there and keep playing the same sport that I
Home-school athletes can play at Alabama public schools
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
said, "It's just great to come out there and keep playing the same sport that I love." Before the AHSAA's action, the Alabama Legislature had been considering legislation that would have allowed home school students to play athletics. All... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AL Supreme Court denies relief to MPD Officer Smithwho covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned t
AL Supreme Court denies relief to MPD Officer Smith
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned to politics. Bennett was elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1978 and later served four terms as sec...More >> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bennett's death was... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Man wanted in Lowndes Co. for enticing a childwho covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned t
Man wanted in Lowndes Co. for enticing a child
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned to politics. Bennett was elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1978 and later served four terms as sec...More >> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bennett's death was... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Collier's wrongful termination case, stayed for Bentley, Masonwho covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned t
Collier's wrongful termination case, stayed for Bentley, Mason
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned to politics. Bennett was elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1978 and later served four terms as sec...More >> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bennett's death was... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Senate expected to vote on lottery bill after lunchwho covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned t
Senate expected to vote on lottery bill after lunch
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned to politics. Bennett was elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1978 and later served four terms as sec...More >> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bennett's death was... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Authorities capture Jason Dyer following week-long manhunt; meth lab found at scenewho covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned t
Authorities capture Jason Dyer following week-long manhunt; meth lab found at scene
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned to politics. Bennett was elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1978 and later served four terms as sec...More >> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bennett's death was... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
83-old man beaten nearly to death; investigators search for answerswho covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned t
83-old man beaten nearly to death; investigators search for answers
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned to politics. Bennett was elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1978 and later served four terms as sec...More >> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bennett's death was... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett dies at 76who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned t
Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett dies at 76
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
who covered civil rights protests in Birmingham in the 1960s. He later turned to politics. Bennett was elected to the Alabama Legislature in 1978 and later served four terms as sec...More >> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bennett's death was... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama women deserve better choices for childbirthsafely and with more evidence-based options. As our hospitals refuse to provide
Alabama women deserve better choices for childbirth
Al.com / Posted 10 days ago
safely and with more evidence-based options. As our hospitals refuse to provide those options, it is incumbent upon the Alabama Legislature to address these needs and open the maternity care market to the midwifery care our families are... Read more
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Al.com
Look out! Here's what else the Alabama Legislature is up towith the bill, I guess. It's just ... revealing. Lawmakers don't want to fix i
Look out! Here's what else the Alabama Legislature is up to
Al.com / Posted 10 days ago
with the bill, I guess. It's just ... revealing. Lawmakers don't want to fix it. Instead of plugging their own ethical loopholes, they just give teachers a pass so their own lapses won't be so obvious. That's your Alabama Legislature: Head shak... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |selfie with fellow legislators after he was elected Speaker of The House during
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
selfie with fellow legislators after he was elected Speaker of The House during the first day of the special session of the Alabama Legislature held at the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, August 15, 2016. Mickey... Read more
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Al.com
Lawmakers start special session to consider lotteryThe special session of the Alabama Legislature to consider a state lottery begi
Lawmakers start special session to consider lottery
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
The special session of the Alabama Legislature to consider a state lottery begins this afternoon, with the election of a new speaker of the House of Representatives expected to be one of the first orders of business. Gov. Robert Bentley called the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Gov. Bentley releases details for Special Session on lotteryof the state legislature, slated to start on Monday. Governor Bentley's call i
Gov. Bentley releases details for Special Session on lottery
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
of the state legislature, slated to start on Monday. Governor Bentley's call includes: “This call is designed for the Alabama Legislature to address adequate support of essential state services including children, the elderly, people with... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Gov. Bentley releases details for Special Session on lotteryof the state legislature, slated to start on Monday. Governor Bentley's call i
Gov. Bentley releases details for Special Session on lottery
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 days ago
of the state legislature, slated to start on Monday. Governor Bentley's call includes: “This call is designed for the Alabama Legislature to address adequate support of essential state services including children, the elderly, people with... Read more
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Al.com
Restaurant week 2016, BP fund fight, black wealth top AL.Com business reportAug. 12, 2016. Read all of Alabama's business news here anytime. Gov. Robert B
Restaurant week 2016, BP fund fight, black wealth top AL.Com business report
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
Aug. 12, 2016. Read all of Alabama's business news here anytime. Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday that he will give the Alabama Legislature a chance to take up who gets what from the BP settlement fund in the coming special session. That sets up... Read more
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Al.com
Water Board appointment is shot heard 'round political worldThe Birmingham City Council fired a shot this week. Make no mistake. They lobb
Water Board appointment is shot heard 'round political world
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Birmingham City Council fired a shot this week. Make no mistake. They lobbed a volley at the mayor, at the Alabama Legislature and at all those who see the Birmingham Water Works as an asset for anybody but the city of Birmingham. The council... Read more
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Al.com
Minister: Governor's gambling plan isn't a 'band-aid'By Dr. Brian Miller,senior minister, Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Mont
Minister: Governor's gambling plan isn't a 'band-aid'
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
By Dr. Brian Miller,senior minister, Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery In the special session, the Alabama Legislature will address what Governor Robert Bentley calls "problems that have held our state back for decades." Bentley is... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Greenetrack CEO meets briefly with governor over lottery planGovernor responded, "because it won't pass," when we asked him why he won't ope
Greenetrack CEO meets briefly with governor over lottery plan
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 17 days ago
Governor responded, "because it won't pass," when we asked him why he won't open his bill up for more gaming like casino or bingo gambling. A special session to discuss a lottery with the Alabama legislature begins Monday, August 15 in Montg... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Greenetrack CEO meets briefly with governor over lottery planGovernor responded, "because it won't pass," when we asked him why he won't ope
Greenetrack CEO meets briefly with governor over lottery plan
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
Governor responded, "because it won't pass," when we asked him why he won't open his bill up for more gaming like casino or bingo gambling. A special session to discuss a lottery with the Alabama legislature begins Monday, August 15 in Montg... Read more
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Al.com
2 things young adults must doPOA or use an on-line service such as LegalZoom.com but I strongly recommend yo
2 things young adults must do
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
POA or use an on-line service such as LegalZoom.com but I strongly recommend you use a local attorney. In Alabama, the Alabama Legislature approved a model POA in January 2012 that should be followed. If an adult child were to die suddenly,... Read more
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Al.com
How Alabama lawmakers can leave office but take their campaign cash with themhe paid for with money he accepted from political donors, including PACs and sp
How Alabama lawmakers can leave office but take their campaign cash with them
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
he paid for with money he accepted from political donors, including PACs and special interest groups, when he was in the Alabama Legislature. And as of the last reporting period, he still had more than $39,000 left in the account. I reached... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Governor Bentley to push need for Medicaid funding in Tuscaloosa Tuesdaydisabilities. Indian Rivers serves residents in Tuscaloosa, Bibb and Pickens co
Governor Bentley to push need for Medicaid funding in Tuscaloosa Tuesday
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
disabilities. Indian Rivers serves residents in Tuscaloosa, Bibb and Pickens counties. Bentley is pushing the Alabama legislature to vote on a lottery bill, which would then go before voters for approval. When Bentley announced that he... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Governor Bentley to push need for Medicaid funding in Tuscaloosa Tuesdaydisabilities. Indian Rivers serves residents in Tuscaloosa, Bibb and Pickens co
Governor Bentley to push need for Medicaid funding in Tuscaloosa Tuesday
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 days ago
disabilities. Indian Rivers serves residents in Tuscaloosa, Bibb and Pickens counties. Bentley is pushing the Alabama legislature to vote on a lottery bill, which would then go before voters for approval. When Bentley announced that he... Read more
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Al.com
Gulf State Park lodge second phase, Hilton agreement approvedproject. The lawsuit claims that the BP funds being used are not authorized fo
Gulf State Park lodge second phase, Hilton agreement approved
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
project. The lawsuit claims that the BP funds being used are not authorized for that purpose under a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature in 2013. Former state Conservation Commissioner Charles Grimsley made similar claims in a lawsuit, but... Read more
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Al.com
Fight over BP money, not lottery, could dominate special sessionthough, said he's concerned it could come up as a way for the state to prop up
Fight over BP money, not lottery, could dominate special session
Al.com / Posted 20 days ago
though, said he's concerned it could come up as a way for the state to prop up its Medicaid obligations. The Alabama Legislature funded Medicaid for the 2017 fiscal year at $85 million less than what was needed. And that shortfall was... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Civil rights attorney will speak Sept. 15 at Emporia State Universitynative, also was King’s first civil rights attorney. He became one of the first
Civil rights attorney will speak Sept. 15 at Emporia State University
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
native, also was King’s first civil rights attorney. He became one of the first African-Americans to serve in the Alabama Legislature, serving from 1970 to 1974. Inauguration festivities for Garrett coincide with Emporia State’s family... Read more
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Al.com
Ex-Gov. Don Siegelman on Bentley lottery: 'Hypocrite'lottery revenue projections are correct but had a warning for Alabama voters.
Ex-Gov. Don Siegelman on Bentley lottery: 'Hypocrite'
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
lottery revenue projections are correct but had a warning for Alabama voters. "Whatever (the lottery) raise should go to educate our children and voters should not let the Governor or Alabama Legislature get their hands on a penny of it," he... Read more
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Al.com
Medicaid budget cut: 'These cuts affect all Alabamians'"If the care is not there, then it doesn't matter what insurance card you have.
Medicaid budget cut: 'These cuts affect all Alabamians'
Al.com / Posted 24 days ago
"If the care is not there, then it doesn't matter what insurance card you have. Cuts in Medicaid will affect us all." The Alabama legislature funded Medicaid for the 2017 fiscal year at $85 million less than what was needed. Gov. Robert Bentley... Read more
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Al.com
In Alabama lottery debate, gambling money is on the status quoWant to make a bet? Here's one. What do you think the odds are the Alabama Legi
In Alabama lottery debate, gambling money is on the status quo
Al.com / Posted 24 days ago
Want to make a bet? Here's one. What do you think the odds are the Alabama Legislature will pass a clean lottery bill before the end of August? There are plenty of reasons to think Alabama is ripe for a lottery. As the governor has argued, the... Read more
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Al.com
We have to 'stick the landing' with budget solution and lotteryThe jumper had to get it right the first time. Let me use that as an analogy to
We have to 'stick the landing' with budget solution and lottery
Al.com / Posted 25 days ago
The jumper had to get it right the first time. Let me use that as an analogy to discuss the coming special session of the Alabama Legislature: we need to come in the door of the Statehouse and stick the landing. Let's nail the net the first... Read more
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