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Georgia cities seeing benefits of lottery

TALLAPOOSA, Ga. (WIAT) – Many people said they are seeing the benefits of the lottery including cities in Georgia where the lottery is legal.

In the small city of Tallapoosa near the Alabama/Georgia line a lot of lottery tickets are sold.  55 more words


Should Alabama have a state lottery?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Governor Robert Bentley’s office released a video Wednesday morning featuring Bentley calling for a lottery to fund Medicaid. He is calling a special session about the vote. 61 more words


Gov. Bentley to propose lottery in special session

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — Gov. Robert Bentley confirmed today that he will be bringing a statewide lottery proposal to the coming special session.

The goal of the session is to find funding for the $85 million Medicaid shortage, and Bentley’s announcement this morning comes as no surprise. 283 more words


State lottery 1 of 4 possible solutions for health care system

BIRMINGHAM ( Maggie Walsh) — Gov. Robert Bentley announced July 19 that he is planning to call a special session of the Alabama Legislature in late summer or early fall to find funding for Medicaid, according to the… 167 more words


House Judiciary committee approves special counsel for Bentley impeachment investigation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The House Judiciary Committee considering impeachment charges against Alabama Governor Robert Bentley voted to name Birmingham attorney Jack Sharman special counsel to the committee. 562 more words


Flight records show Rebekah Mason joined Gov. Bentley on 3 state trips in 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Flight records released this week by Governor Bentley’s office reveal that his former political adviser, Rebekah Mason, joined him on state planes 3 times at the beginning of 2016. 73 more words