House Says ‘No Dice’ on Lottery Vote

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Guess what? The House requires committee meetings to be advertised 24 hours in advance.  Since this meeting wasn’t, (and we wonder why it wasn’t) the House decided it would not bend the rules to allow for a vote before the August 24th deadline.  Interesting.  Now, the House is looking at using BP monies to fill void for Medicaid.  Read more from Yellowhammer News.

Alabama House of Representatives (Photo: Yellowhammer)
Alabama House of Representatives (Photo: Yellowhammer)

 

 

Two Lottery Bills Pass Committee – Going to Full Senate Today

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Progress made on two lottery bills out of the five presented.  One was brought by Jim McClendon, R-Sprinville and one by Governor Bentley, brought forth by McClendon.

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