Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Lottery and hospitals on life support

 

May 30, 2019



Here we go again. Unless a miracle occurs the voters in Alabama will not have an opportunity to vote on a constitutional amendment to decide if we want a lottery or not.

State Sen. Greg Albritton's 'clean lottery' bill that limited the lottery to what you see in Florida with paper tickets and scratch-off tickets passed the Senate by one vote. It got derailed in the House of Representatives. Some in the House said they were simply against gambling and didn't think Alabama needed to turn to gambling to solve its money problems. Others wanted the lottery bill expanded to include electronic bin...



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