Rise to the moment of truth Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: GAMBLING

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Alabama Supreme Court rules that Greenetrack must pay $76 million in taxes to the state of Alabama

he facts are undisputed because of Greenetrack's failure to properly oppose the Department's factual showing,” the Court wrote. “And the only reasonable inference the undisputed facts permit is that Greenetrack's "lease" system was no more than an attempt to cloak an illegal for-profit bingo operation with a veneer of legality based on the nonprofit organizations' nominal participation." the Alabama Supreme Court ruled.”

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This day in history: Albert Patterson shot in Phenix City

Today marks the 68th anniversary of the assassination of Albert Love Patterson, the Phenix City lawyer and Democratic candidate for Attorney General who vowed to root out crime and vice in East Alabama.

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Christian Conservatives of Alabama endorse Tim James and Mo Brooks

The Christian Conservatives of Alabama released their voter guide endorsing Tim James, Mo Brooks, Debra Jones, Jim Zeigler, Andrew Sorrell, Robin Litaker, Paul Sanford and more ahead of Tuesday's Republican primary.

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Anti-gambling coalition urges Ivey not to add gambling legislation to any special session

“We call on Governor Ivey to resist pressure from big money donors and gambling operators who are currently breaking state law."

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Patricia Salter Jamieson says that she is the servant leader that Alabama needs as governor

“To be a good leader you must first be a servant. I have been a servant leader for years, though I am not a politician.”

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Alabama House of Representatives votes to legalize antique slot machines

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow Alabamians to collect antique slot machines without violating the...

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The Eagle has Landed: Experts talk problems with gambling bills and challenges to medical freedom

The Alabama Legislature began the 2022 session in Montgomery on Tuesday, Jan. 11. Key issues on the agenda include COVID relief funding,...

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Tim James starts gubernatorial campaign with fire against mandates, marijuana, etc.

On Wednesday, Greenville businessman Tim James formally launched his campaign for governor on the steps of the Capitol Building. James...

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Top 10 political issues of 2021

2021 is ending this week. 2021 was not the best of times for a number of reasons. This is a look back at the year that was and the...

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Ray Melick: What were once vices are now legislative priorities

The band “The Doobie Brothers” (ask your parents) put out an album way back in 1974 with the title, “What were once vices are now habits.”...