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Gov. Bentley says he can no longer vote for Trump

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said he could no longer vote for Donald Trump in wake of the GOP presidential nominee’s sexually charged words about women. 332 more words


Bentley creates advisory council on gambling; illegal bingo allowed to operate in state

MONTGOMERY (Maggie Walsh) — Gov. Robert Bentley announced this afternoon that he is creating an advisory council to study local and state laws on gambling and any possible revenues that may come from it. 575 more words


Rules adopted for Governor Bentley impeachment proceedings

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — A Montgomery committee heard reports on committee rules in the Bentley impeachment case, and adopted rules for the proceedings.

Among those present were Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon, who was appointed after Mike Hubbard was convicted of charges and stepped down from his post. 16 more words


Bentley sends memos, says VictoryLand operating is "violation of Alabama law"

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama Governor Robert Bentley issued memos to sheriffs and district attorneys in counties with constitutional amendments for bingo, saying the operation of electronic bingo halls “is a violation of Alabama law.” 38 more words


Gov. Bentley 'satisfied' with Colonial Pipeline gas spill response, environmental impact 'minimal'

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Governor Robert Bentley said he was satisfied with the response to a massive gasoline spill in Shelby County. The governor toured the command center for Colonial Pipeline Tuesday. 307 more words


People flock to Victoryland for "soft opening" as legal battles continue

SHORTER, Ala. (WIAT) — The years after state authorities raided and shut down the Victoryland Electronic Bingo Casino, the casino re-opened.

Victoryland had a “soft opening” Tuesday afternoon, with just over 500 electronic bingo machines available to use. 477 more words


Bentley signs compromise bill on oil spill settlement funds

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday signed a compromise bill that divvies up hundreds of millions of dollars of oil spill settlement funds for a mixture of paying debts, Medicaid and roads. 280 more words