| SEC basketball power rankings: Kentucky rises to No. 1, Alabama sinks AL.com|
Kentucky is the new No. 1 team in the SEC, while Alabama's NCAA Tournament hopes have gotten perilous.
Raising Alabama: The need for more revenue WSFA
The latest numbers show Alabama ranks 50th in the nation in tax collection.
Alabama lawmaker proposing statewide gaming bill CBS42.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala (WIAT)- State Democratic Representative Pebblin Warren says, it's time to spread the wealth when it comes to electronic bingo in the ...
Lottery in Alabama rocketcitynow.com
One Alabama lawmaker says it's time to spread the wealth when it comes to electronic bingo in the state.
SEC Basketball Heat Index: Kentucky, LSU make statements, Alabama falls on hard times Saturday Down South
This week in SEC basketball saw the No. 5 Kentucky Wildcats take on two ranked teams — No. 19 LSU on Tuesday night and No. 1 Tennessee on Saturday ...
Myron Penn to run for Alabama Democratic Party chair Montgomery Advertiser
Former Sen. Myron Penn, D-Union Springs, plans to run for Alabama Democratic Party chair, giving current chair Nancy Worley her first serious challenger.
Alabama charter school commission adds new charter, expands others AL.com
Members of Capstone Charter School's leadership team presented to the Alabama Public Charter School Commission on Feb. 4, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala.
Debate grows regarding potential gas tax increase in Alabama CBS42.com
The scars of wear and tear are evident on many roadways in Central Alabama, and state legislators are considering raising the gas tax to fund bridge and road ...
Coastal Alabama Partnership holds Legislative Sendoff — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
The Coastal Alabama Partnership hosted the fifth Annual Meeting and Legislative Send-Off Friday, Feb. 1 at the Daphne Civic Center in Baldwin County.
Livingston, Ledbetter preview legislative session — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
Alabama House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter, R-Rainsville, and State Sen. Steve Livingston, R-Scottsboro, addressed the people of Fort Payne about ...
Giffords Law Center gives Alabama an “F” for weak gun laws alreporter.com
The Giffords Law Center recently released Gun Law Scorecard grades and ranks for all 50 states based on their gun laws. Alabama was among 22 states that ...
McCutcheon hopes road bill will be issue No. 1 in session alreporter.com
Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mac McCutcheon, R-Monrovia, told reporters that he is working on an infrastructure bill. “The work that is ...
David Cole departs Alabama Farmers Federation for BCA Yellowhammer News
The Alabama Farmers Federation is shaking up its governmental affairs team after Director of State Affairs David Cole accepted a position with the...
BamaInsider.com - Kira Lewis Jr. still growing into leadership role with Alabama basketball Rivals.com
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Alabama needs a lottery AL.com
It is easy to get caught up in the hype and excitement surrounding even the slightest sliver of a chance at winning. Alabamians make the drive to the Tennessee, ...
Gov. Ivey to move forward with $900 million prison plan — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is poised to move forward with a plan to build three new prisons and invest more in prison staff as the state's aging and overpopulated ...
Your Maybe Too Early RBR Alabama Bracketology-Buster Roll Bama Roll
With the arrival of February comes the beginning of crunch time for many college basketball teams. Alabama is no exception. With a record of 13–7 (4–3 SEC), ...
Statehouse Democrats announce listening, town hall tour alreporter.com
During the next month, the Alabama House Democratic Caucus members will travel across the state to participate in a town hall tour. They hope to speak with ...
Charter school to open in west Birmingham AL.com
Birmingham's first public charter school will open in August in the Daniel Payne Community Plaza.
Looking for legislative lottery action? Don't hold your breath. Montgomery Advertiser
Senate leader doesn't plan to make legislation a priority in coming session.
Alabama one of 6 states left without a lottery NBC 15 WPMI
Alabama lawmakers plan to consider at least one lottery proposal in the upcoming legislative session starting later this month. The last time the people voted on ...
Fate of Alabama lottery could hinge on November elections AL.com
There appears to be little momentum in Alabama for a lottery unless Democrat Walt Maddox wins election as governor in November. (AL.com file photo).
Lottery could be on lawmaker's agenda this year AL.com
The Alabama legislature could take up a lottery again this year, according to House Speaker Mac McCutcheon.
Opinion | Gas tax is first test of our new Legislature — Alabama Political Reporter alreporter.com
When I was in the Legislature, I opposed tax increases unless we had tried everything else and the money to be raised from the tax was earmarked for very ...
New charter school could be coming to Tuscaloosa by 2020 Tuscaloosa News
Even as she and others were organizing the Capitol School more than 25 years ago in Tuscaloosa, Barbara Rountree hoped the new school would become ...
Alabama’s Longtime Hostility to Gambling Shows Signs of Fading The New York Times
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Even more than its Bible Belt neighbors, Alabama has steadfastly resisted legalizing gambling for generations. The clout of evangelical ...
College football's 15 most valuable programs 247Sports
Estimated values of college football's most lucrative brands on the open market.
The Langford Crossplex? What a plan AL.com
A gallery of what seems to be convicted former Jefferson County commissioners is actually part of a gallery of all former commissioners outside commission ...
Why Alabama is far behind Mississippi on sports gambling AL.com
Mississippi will become the first Southern state in the U.S. to begin offering sports betting on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. In this July 14, 2018, photo shows people ...
Will Alabama ever see a state lottery? WAFF
WAFF spoke with some politicians to find out if we'll take a gamble at the lottery.
Authorities: Police officer gunned down in Mobile, Alabama Minneapolis Star Tribune
A police officer has been shot to death in Mobile, Alabama.
What's ahead in Alabama politics for 2019? AL.com
A look at some of the issues and events expected to lead to important developments in state politics in 2019.
Ja Morant Would Like Your Attention FiveThirtyEight
The Murray State star could be the second pick in the NBA draft.
Initial Democratic Primary Debates Will Accommodate Up To 20 Candidates Alabama Public Radio
Given the historically large number of Democrats expected to run for president in 2020, the Democratic National Committee is preparing to host the first.
Alabama's 'conservative government' soon to collide with non-conservative issues AL.com
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey greets her supporters in Montgomery after being elected as Alabama's first female Republican governor. (Joe Songer | email@example.com).
The pressure is on for Alabama lawmakers to approve lottery Alabama's News Leader
A lottery bill is headed to the governor's desk in Mississippi. The bill passed the House and Senate in a special session meeting. Governor Bryant is expected to ...
Lawmaker says several factors keeping lottery out of Alabama WBRC
What's holding Alabama back from getting a lottery?
Could sports betting & marijuana be good funding sources for Alabama? WBRC
The Retirement Systems of Alabama hopes state lawmakers look at new sources of funding to run state government.
Alabama residents flock to TN/GA to buy lottery tickets WRCB-TV
In Alabama, there's no lottery, but it's not stopping people from driving across state lines to participate.
Alabama may face fewer barriers to sports gambling than lottery: Where do the candidates stand? AL.com
With Monday's U.S. Supreme Court decision opening up the door to legalized sports betting in every state, Alabama would have to face fewer legislative hurdles ...
Will Sports Betting Transform How Games Are Watched, and Even Played? The New York Times
After decades of resistance to sports gambling, team owners and state officials are laying the groundwork for it — with potentially huge implications.
Editorial: Betting on an Alabama lottery, again Anniston Star
If a majority of Alabamians support a statewide education lottery, and if the legislative tide is shifting in that direction, and if the governor is comfortable with ...
Florida Targets Offshore iLottery Sites Under New Bill US Bets
If a new online lottery prohibition bill passes in Florida, retailers could get in serious trouble for contracting with offshore couriers.
Winning lottery ticket for Alabama Waffle House waitress led to lawsuit, kidnapping AL.com
Edward Seward walked into a Grand Bay Waffle House nearly 20 years ago, sat down and ate breakfast. That was the day he changed the life of the waitress ...
Alabama election issues 2018: What voters need to know AL.com
How do Alabama's two major party candidates for governor stand on the issues?
Daughter Of A Numbers Runner Witnessed An Underground Economy In Action Alabama Public Radio
TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is *FRESH* AIR. I'm Terry Gross. Before states ran legal lotteries, there was the underground street version, the numbers. Some.
Alabama voters deserve a say on sports betting Birmingham Business Journal
The U.S. Supreme Court recently opened the door to legalized sports betting across the nation. But will it come to Alabama?
What does Mississippi legalizing sports betting mean for Alabama? WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Want to bet on an upcoming Alabama or Auburn game? Well, it's now legal next door in Mississippi, which means that state could ...
Sports wagering is legal in Mississippi but don't bet on Alabama WTVY, Dothan
Undated (WTVY)-- Mississippi is the fourth state to offer legalized sports betting and other states will soon follow but Alabama likely won't be one of them.
Danny Sheridan on state-sanctioned sports gambling: 'Alabama is pathetically in the dark ages' AL.com
Danny Sheridan had plenty to say Monday after The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday that a federal ban on state-sanctioned sports gambling is ...
Zeigler releases plan to better fund roads without a fuel tax increase alreporter.com
Monday, Alabama State Auditor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Zeigler released a plan to fund Alabama's road and infrastructure needs without raising fuel ...
With Mississippi in the lottery game, the pressure is now on Alabama: reports NOLA.com
Lottery advertising in California. The Mississippi Legislature has passed a bill to create a state lottery and Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign it soon.
Here's what Alabama's gubernatorial candidates have to say about education AL.com
AL.com took a look at where Republican Gov. Kay Ivey and Democrat challenger Walt Maddox stand on education.
East Alabama Man’s Fight to Lottery Earnings Still Going 5 Years Later WBRC
t's a story that only comes about as often as million-dollar lottery winners do.
Will Governor Ivey support Alabama getting the lottery? WAAY
On the heels of Mississippi taking steps to get a state lottery WAAY 31 asked Governor Kay Ivey if she would support Alabama getting it.
Gas tax, prisons among Alabama issues to watch in 2019 Tuscaloosa News
MONTGOMERY — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey took the oath of office Monday after winning a full-term in office. Here are four state government issues to watch in ...
Alabama House Speaker says legislature will take up lottery bill in 2019 WHNT News 19
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Alabama is surrounded by states that have a lottery, but so far, the state has resisted the trend. The Nov. 6 election will give winning ...
Alabama Lottery bill clears first step, but approval a poor bet AL.com
The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee narrowly approved a bill to propose a constitutional amendment for Alabama to participate in multi-state lottery ...
3ITM & Florida Lottery Gold Rush Classic Watch-to-Win Contest WEAR
Alabama governor weighs in on Mississippi lottery debate WVTM13
As Mississippi lawmakers continue to debate a bill that would create a state lottery, Gov. Kay Ivey shared her thoughts on a possible lottery in Alabama.
Will Supreme Court’s ruling affect Alabama gambling laws? WHNT News 19
The US Supreme Court ruled Monday that any state in the country should decide for itself if they want to allow sports gambling. The justices said it violated ...
Mississippi creating lottery - is Alabama next? CBS42.com
Mississippi lawmakers voted this week to establish a lottery, and many Alabamians are wondering if leaders here will do the same. Alabama is now the only ...
Sen. Doug Jones: "Time Alabama gets in on the lottery" FOX10 News
The Mega Millions also a hot topic at Mobile's Democratic "Get Out The Vote" rally. Senator Doug Jones reminding voters Alabama has lost billions of dollars ...
Editorial: Betting on sports gambling in Alabama Anniston Star
Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that allows individual states to legalize sports betting if they so choose. That quickly became an ...
Mark Tuggle, Ed Oliver, Clyde Chambliss give insight on statewide lottery, gaming bill in legislature - The Alexander City Outlook DadevilleRecord.com
One of the most influential men in Montgomery said he expects a statewide lottery and gaming bill to be considered when the Alabama Legislature convenes ...
Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton: Look beyond just gas tax for road and bridge funding sources Yellowhammer News
On Friday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's “Capitol Journal,” State Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton (D-Greensboro) argued for more than a ...
2019 could be the year Alabama lawmakers approve a state lottery Alabama Today
Despite being surrounded by lottery-playing states, Alabama continues to be one of only six states holding out on implementing a state lottery.
Alabama on sidelines as Mississippi launches sports betting Lagniappe
Photo | Daniel Anderson. The Beau Rivage in Biloxi was the site for the state's first legal sports bets last week as Mississippi became just the fourth state to allow ...
Commitment 2018: Democrat Walt Maddox talks Alabama lottery WVTM13
Walt Maddox, the Democratic nominee for Alabama governor, talks to WVTM 13's Ian Reitz about the state lottery debate.
Modest Proposal: A lottery in Alabama will finally make the poor pay their ‘fair share’ Yellowhammer News
We often hear that the rich should be made to pay their “fair share,” but the top 20 percent of earners are already paying about 84 percent of our nation's income ...
Maddox: Senseless that Alabama has no lottery Tuscaloosa News
MONTGOMERY — Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox on Tuesday said it is "senseless" that Alabama is one of the few states without a state lottery and ...
Roby: New Congress brings new opportunities for the Second District Yellowhammer News
Last month, the 116th Congress was sworn-in, and I was honored to take the oath and begin my fifth term serving Alabama's Second District. A new Congress ...
Social poll shows voters highly in favor of lottery - The Alexander City Outlook DadevilleRecord.com
More than nine in 10 voters of The Outlook's week-long Facebook poll would play an Alabama lottery if it is approved. In the unscientific poll, 91 percent (1,100 ...
This is the biggest issue facing Alabama: Voting results AL.com
AL.com recently polled readers on what they saw as the biggest issues facing Alabama.
Ivey talks economy; Maddox touts lottery in final campaign stops Montgomery Advertiser
Republican governor, Democratic challenger make closing arguments in Montgomery.
Alexander City residents like lottery, Facebook poll says, but ministers don't - The Alexander City Outlook The Alexander City Outlook
State lawmakers who consider giving Alabamians a lottery to benefit education in 2019 will be caught between the Bible on one side and the allure of instant ...
Political juices flowing over Russell, Alabama lottery - The Alexander City Outlook The Alexander City Outlook
As 2018 draws to a close, the political juices are already flowing for 2019 in Alexander City and the state of Alabama. The city has a major decision to make ...
Local reaction to another attempt at passing Alabama lottery legislation WRBL
There's less than one mile of Chattahoochee River separating the Georgia-Alabama state line, but that short distance defines many resident's detours to get ...
Governor Ivey facing major issues during first full term WSFA
Kay Ellen Ivey is sworn in to her first full term as the second female Governor of Alabama. Ivey takes offices rated as the third most popular Governor in America.
Cold, cruel, confrontational: Alabama inaugurations weighed down by history AL.com
Pomp, parades, incendiary bombast and bitter cold define the Alabama gubernatorial inaugurations of the past 200 years. Arguably, the most notorious ...
Could we finally get a lottery passed next year? Gadsden Messenger
By State Rep. Craig Ford Alabamians have been asking for a lottery for years. It continues to be one of the most popular ideas polled year in and year ...
Alabama Indian tribe buying Sands casino plans to invest $190M in hotel, No. 2 Machine Shop right away lehighvalleylive.com
The Alabama-based Indian tribe buying the Sands casino for $1.3 billion plans to immediately invest $190 million into a 300-room hotel expansion and ...
Alabama Democrats fight for votes with a fractured state party AL.com
The Alabama Democratic Party took in a little more than $500000 in its federal account over the past two years, compared with the state GOP's $1.7 million.
Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines. NBCNews.com
Three months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers.
Is Alabama's hostility to gambling finally fading? Alabama Today
The New York Times says the hostility toward gambling may be decreasing as Christian leaders are no longer prioritizing the issue the way they used to.
Tallapoosa County man outwits suspected scam artist WSFA
TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - John Ford knew something didn't feel right when he opened his mail one day recently and discovered he'd won millions ...
Pappy Van Winkle for sale: Famed bourbon will be at 8 Alabama stores AL.com
Bourbon lovers are on alert. The Alabama ABC Board said eight stores will be selling the sought-after Pappy Van Winkle line of bourbon Monday.
Alabama Lottery Bill Clears Senate Committee but Needs Miracle Casino.Org News
An Alabama lottery bill introduced by State Senator Paul Sandford (R-Huntsville) would ask voters to decide whether to legalize commercial gaming but even its ...
Alabama Democrats pitch lottery in governor's race, conservative critics pounce AL.com
Alabama is one of six states without a state-run lottery. Only one other state - Utah - lies contiguous to states with lotteries or casinos, yet excludes casinos itself.
'It feels like home somehow' Montgomery Advertiser
For many in Montgomery's growing Korean community, Alabama's capital a comfortable place to live.
One of Alabama's 'Sin Twins' has died AL.com
Fred Horn, a longtime member of the Alabama House and Senate, died this week. His funeral is noon Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in ...
Alabama midterms: 'If there is a chance for a Democrat to take over a Republican seat, this is it' AL.com
Strategist calls it the "race to watch" in the Alabama Senate.
While midterm elections prove mixed results for gambling advocates, sports betting is the clear winner Lexology
Gambling initiatives were on the ballots and in political minds across the US on Tuesday. While gaming expansion may now be tougher in states like…
Sports betting site already paying out expecting Alabama title 13abc Action News
FanDuel sportsbook is paying out bets from people who picked Alabama to win the college football national championship — over a month before the game will ...
Here are some top priorities for state lawmakers in 2019 WSFA
Alabama's lawmakers want to try and tackle some of the state's longstanding issues when session begins in March.
With stagnant growth, Alabama faces potential loss of congressional seat Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama is on the edge of losing a congressional seat for the first time in 50 years. State officials are hoping an improved count of people in the state could ...
Alabama May Be Changing Its Mind about Gaming USA Online Casino News
Alabama has had a firm stance against any form of gaming in the state. In fact, the only gambling allowed at all is at a Native American casino. However, some ...
Gas tax hike likely to dominate 2019 session AL.com
Campaigns aren't talking about tax increases, but the Legislature is expected to take one up in 2019.
Mega Millions results: What we know about winner, location of jackpot ticket buy revealed AL.com
What we know about the ticket that won the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot.
When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US SB Nation
The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...