Too early to decide on the lottery bill

We agree with State Rep. Alan Baker that it's too early to start making judgement over whether we will support an Alabama lottery bill sponsored by State Sen. Greg Albritton that passed the Alabama Senate and is now heading to the House of Representatives.

“I'm not going to waste my time until it comes to the House floor,” Baker told us this week. “If it comes out of committee I will study the bill.”

Albritton also said he expects the House to add amendments to his bill that will allow the voters in Alabama to vote on a lottery that is similar to the one held in Florida. Albritton's bill limit...

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