- House GOP unveils proposal to end state budget shortfall Updated: May-05-15 10:52 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama House Republicans on Tuesday threw their support behind a proposal to raise taxes while cutting and consolidating state government to solve the state's looming general fund budget crisis.
- Alabama budget woes: state's GOP lawmakers look to gambling Updated: May-05-15 5:13 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republicans in both chambers of the Alabama Legislature are looking to gambling as a possible component of a solution to the state's budget woes.
- Bentley says gambling won't fix budget problems Updated: May-04-15 7:55 pm
DOTHAN, Alabama - Gov. Robert Bentley on Monday said gambling is not the solution to the state's budget woes and will not provide enough money to prevent deep cuts to law enforcement and other state agencies.
- Poarch Creeks: Let's talk compact Updated: May-03-15 1:08 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - For 15 years, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians has tried to persuade Alabama politicians to sit down and discuss a compact with the tribe.
- Alabama lawmaker readies proposal to allow lottery, casinos Updated: Apr-30-15 9:52 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama would get a lottery and four casinos under draft legislation that the Republican leader of the state senate distributed to legislators and reporters on Thursday.