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Albritton: Failure to address sports, online gaming and lack of additional PCI site made gambling bill 'unpalatable'

In an interview that aired on Friday's Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," the Escambia County Republican said that it came down to three specifics that led to his "no" vote.

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Ivey backs new gambling, lottery package: ‘Let’s get this done’

Gov. Kay Ivey threw her support behind a gambling and lottery legislative package that passed the House easily yesterday.

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Albritton on gambling negotiations: ‘Lots of possibilities, but nothing that has the votes’

Members of a House and Senate conference committee negotiating on gambling legislation will meet publicly Wednesday afternoon for the first time.

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State Sen. Albritton endorses Dick Brewbaker in Republican CD2 primary runoff

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) endorsed Dick Brewbaker on Friday in the Republican primary runoff election for the Second Congressional District.

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Senate approves largest-ever $3.7 billion General Fund budget

The Senate approved a $3.7 billion General Fund budget on Thursday for fiscal year 2025.

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Senators plan for gambling vote next week

The Senate could vote on gambling legislation next week after the House passed a comprehensive package a few weeks ago.

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Senate committee holds public hearing on House gambling bills but doesn’t vote

A public hearing in the Senate Tourism Committee was held on the House’s gambling package on Wednesday.

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Negotiations over gambling legislation continue in Senate

Negotiations over the future of gambling legislation in the Alabama Senate continued on Tuesday.

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Republican congressional district 2 hopefuls focus on immigration, national debt in Montgomery forum

With less than three weeks until the primary election on March 5, five Republican candidates in the newly created congressional district 2 discussed immigration, the national debt and their backgrounds at a forum in Montgomery hosted by the Montgomery County Republican Party and the Capital City Young Republicans on Thursday night.

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Alabama Senators eye comprehensive gambling legislation: ‘It would be very embarrassing for the Senate to fail’

The gambling debate will now move to the State Senate after the House of Representatives passed two comprehensive bills on Thursday.

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State Sen. Albritton: Finding money for second new prison ‘not going to be easy’

Legislators are still searching for answers to how to pay for a second new prison after costs nearly doubled on prison construction in a new facility in Elmore County last year.

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Brewbaker challenges other AL-2 candidates to join term-limits pledge: 'I will only serve five total terms, and I will never be a lobbyist'

GOP candidate for Alabama's second congressional district Dick Brewbaker has pledged to serve no longer than five terms if elected and not become a lobbyist once he leaves office. On Sunday, he challenged his Republican opponents to do the same.

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State Sen. Albritton hopes state fiscal track record will propel him to the AL-2 GOP nomination

Based on early polling, State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) is one of the three frontrunners in the race for the second congressional district's Republican nomination.

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AL-2 GOP hopeful Albritton downplays living outside district — 'I know this district, I know the people'

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), a candidate for the GOP nomination for Congressional District 2, will not be able to vote for himself in next year's Republican congressional primary.

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State Sen. Albritton to run for U.S. House in District 2 while living outside district

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), does not live in the district and would not be able to vote for himself.

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New Elmore County prison will cost taxpayers over $1 billion

Members of the Alabama Corrections Institution Finance Authority (ACIFA) increased the maximum project price cap on the construction of a new 4,000-bed prison in Elmore County to $1.08 billion on Tuesday.

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Clawbacks considered as ARPA deadlines loom

The deadline for state agencies, local governments, and community organizations to obligate federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds is about 16 months away. 

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State Sen. Albritton: ALDOT 'difficult' to work with — Agency's priorities need to be 'more reflective of what the state needs'

A common refrain from members of the legislature is the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is a problematic agency to work with and function with little to no input from lawmakers.

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State Sen. Albritton on increased price for new Elmore prison: 'We have yet to get the full-blown cost on this'

The price tag for the new prison in Elmore County increased by over 50% in March, and the final price has yet to be established by the Alabama Department of Corrections.

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Bill that would end ignition interlock requirement for DUI offenders advances in Senate

Legislation that would end an ignition interlock installation requirement for those guilty of drunk driving and participating in a pretrial diversion program passed the Senate Transportation and Energy Committee unanimously on Wednesday. 

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Senate committee passes local government retiree bonus deadline extension

Legislation that would extend a deadline for localities to pay a one-time lump sum bonus with local funds for retirees passed the Senate County and Municipal Government Committee unanimously on Tuesday.

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House, Senate approve Alabama Trust Fund debt payoff

Both the House and Senate unanimously passed legislation on Tuesday that would transfer funds from the State’s General Fund to repay remaining debt to the Alabama Trust Fund.

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$1 billion ARPA funding legislation sails through Alabama House 102-3 — Harrison, Mooney, Yarbrough vote against

Legislation appropriating $1.06 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding passed the State House with minimal opposition on Tuesday.

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State Sen. Albritton files bill transferring $60 million to Alabama Trust Fund

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) filed legislation on Wednesday to transfer nearly $60 million from the state’s General Fund to the Alabama Trust Fund.

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State Sen. Albritton: Ivey has to be 'major player' in gambling solution

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Albritton argued failure by the House of Representatives to pass legislation had been the reason in the past for the lack of progress on the gaming issue.

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Recession fears complicate tax talks in Alabama: 'There’s scary times out there'

Will the United States, and thus Alabama have been in or be in a recession by this time next year?

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Alabama Department of Corrections faces struggle to hire and retain personnel

Ask anyone with insight into the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC), and they'll tell you it is understaffed.

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