Who will protect the largest employers in Green County?

  • Posted by Heather Davis
  • On March 9, 2021
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The Alabama House of Representatives has found that HB103 is important enough to pass to protect Alabama businesses. Republicans across the country are incensed that Governors have selected a few businesses to stay open and force-close the others. But very few seem equally incensed that Alabama lawmakers are planning to permanently close businesses in Greene […]
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Reasons the Alabama gambling bill stinks

  • Posted by Heather Davis
  • On February 22, 2021
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The gambling question is a carousel that Alabama never seems to get off. Every few years, we wrestle a gaming proposal until we’re all sweaty and exhausted, but we never settle the thing. We just call it a draw, get back on the merry-go-round, and catch our breath until we’ve recovered enough to do it again.
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Op-ed: A lottery will only further set back minorities and the poor

Op-ed: A lottery will only further set back minorities and the poor

  • Posted by Heather Davis
  • On February 22, 2021
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Gambling is called the "poor man's tax" because it takes from those who play the lottery and gives to those who control it. Many people have become enslaved to gambling, giving away their hard-earned money to take a chance on the lottery with very little chance of return.
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Gaming in Alabama: This is not good for Alabama

Gaming in Alabama: This is not good for Alabama

  • Posted by Heather Davis
  • On February 22, 2021
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  • Alabama Legislature, Gaming
In Case you are Interested….. The legislature has been off for one week but heads back to the State House on Tuesday.  Many bills that are not good for Alabama are flying through the State House incredibly fast with little discussion by legislators.WIth the limited access to legislators they are not well informed about the unintended […]
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What you aren’t hearing about Alabama’s Newest Lottery Bill

What you aren’t hearing about Alabama’s Newest Lottery Bill

  • Posted by Heather Davis
  • On February 16, 2021
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  • Alabama Legislature, Gaming
The Alabama Senate Tourism Committee on Thursday released a bill that would legalize casino gaming, sports wagering, and a lottery in Alabama. The bill would permit each of the four greyhound tracks in the state to offer casino-style games and sports wagering. It would also give the Poarch Band of Creek Indians the right to build a casino in Jackson or DeKalb County, near Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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2019 DOJ Report

  • Posted by Heather Davis
  • On April 22, 2019
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  • Alabama Legislature, Gaming
Alabama’s Gruesome Prisons: Report Finds Rape and Murder at All Hours Those were some of the gruesome details in a 56-page report on the Alabama prison system that was issued by the Justice Department on Wednesday. The report, one of the first major civil rights https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/03/us/alabama-prisons-doj-investigation.html
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2018 WORLDS OF WORK AT SKILLSUSA

2018 WORLDS OF WORK AT SKILLSUSA

  • Posted by Heather Davis
  • On May 6, 2018
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  • Alabama Legislature, Gaming
Over 5,000+ eighth grade students were exposed to real world, hands on activities of available construction related opportunities this week at the World of Works and SkillsUSA career expo.
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