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Gambling Chips Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott on gambling legislation: 'I don't see a path forward, I don't see it passing'

The more time passes, the less likely a comprehensive gambling bill will pass the Alabama Legislature.

State Sen. Arthur Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr calls on legislators 'beating their chest over thumping libraries and the Archives & History' to take on state public health officer

During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) was asked to react to his colleague State Sen. Chris Elliott's (R-Josephine) comments regarding the so-called "woke agenda" as it pertains to public agencies.

Chris Blackshear Alabama News
LISTEN: Huntsville radio's Dale Jackson, gaming bill sponsor State Rep. Blackshear spar over gambling — 'Do you want a casino in Phenix City?'

During the mid-20th century, Phenix City was a notorious haven for prostitution, gambling and organized crime. The beginning of the end came when then-Phenix City resident Albert Patterson was elected to likely become attorney general by running on cleaning up his hometown.

Givhan Alabama News
State Sen. Givhan skeptical of high poll numbers for gambling expansion — Constituents 'very specific,' 'They want a lottery'

Last week, during a press conference unveiling a comprehensive gambling bill and constitutional amendment, State Reps. Chris Blackshear (R-Phenix City), Andy Whitt (R-Harvest), Sam Jones (D-Mobile) and State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) touted polling data from KAConsulting showing broad support for their effort.

West Alabama Corridor Alabama News
State Sen. Givhan: West Alabama Corridor 'about politics': 'What it's going to take for them to vote for the gas tax'

Speculation is rampant as to why Gov. Kay Ivey's Alabama Department of Transportation, under the leadership of director John Cooper, is willing to spend in excess of $1 billion of federally unmatched state gas tax revenue on the so-called West Alabama Corridor project.

Redistricting1 Alabama News
Jeff Poor talks the behind the scenes thinking regarding the congressional redistricting map on FM 92.5 'The Dale Jackson Show'

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Jeff Poor on "The Dale Jackson Show" as they discuss the possibility that a special master will be appointed to draw Alabama's congressional districts.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Jeff Poor talks Sen. Tommy Tuberville's fights with the media on FM 92.5 'The Dale Jackson Show'

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Jeff Poor on "The Dale Jackson Show" as they discuss Sen. Tommy Tuberville's ongoing fights with the media and the likelihood that the Alabama Department of Archives and History will have their budget cut during the special session.

Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr says BCA, other business community players now behind Medicaid expansion push

Medicaid expansion proponents have a new ally in their effort, according to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur).

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No, House Majority Leader Stadthagen is not using taxpayer dollars to renovate his State House office

According to a report initially from 256 Today's "Off the Record" writer A.B. Alloway and reiterated by Yellowhammer News' Dale Jackson, it appeared that taxpayers would be "stuck with the repair bill." As it turns out, that's not true.

Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr: If the people of Alabama want school choice, they certainly need to speak out to help move that needle

With now-former State Rep. Charlotte Meadows' (R-Montgomery) loss on Tuesday and the retirement of long-time former State Sen. Del Marsh (R-Anniston), the future of a school choice bill making it through the Alabama Legislature in the future is very unclear.

AL Senate Orr Arthur Alabama News
State Sen. Orr predicts both tax cuts, rebate — 'So much depends on where we are with the economy in March'

Lawmakers have been mixed in their public comments about what to do with a $2 billion budget surplus.

Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr suggests 'second look' at 2019 abortion ban but says law ultimately up to constituents

During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), who is an attorney, said the legislature would have to take a "second look" at the law.