‘Heated’ lottery debate expected on Senate floor Thursday
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – The Senate is expected to debate a lottery proposal Thursday after it passed 6-5 in the Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee Tuesday.
Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Atmore, is the sponsor of the bill that would legalize a paper-based lottery. If the legislature approves, it would go to a statewide vote.
Albritton said he knows there will be a heated debate on the floor.
“I think I am optimistic, but it is certainly not in the bag,” Albritton said…