Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Can't support education only lottery

 

January 30, 2020



I personally think the state of Alabama needs a lottery, but I can tell you right now I will not vote for the bill Rep. Steve Clouse of Ozark says he will introduce when the Legislature goes into session on Feb. 4.

I like the lottery concept because I see the people from Alabama flocking to Century every week to purchase lottery tickets. They also buy other items at the convenience stores. Every state that surrounds Alabama has a lottery and I'm sure those counties that border Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee and Georgia see that same thing I see.

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