PRISON CHANGES, LOTTERY BILLS POSTPONED AS SESSION IS CUT SHORT

Alabama Politics

Alabama lawmakers began the 2020 legislative session with several big-ticket items before them, including a prison overhaul, a possible state lottery and medical marijuana legislation.

But those issues fell by the wayside as the coronavirus outbreak interrupted the legislative session.

Lawmakers passed state budgets, a bond issue for school construction and a prohibition on cities enacting occupational taxes without legislative approval.

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5/10/2020 6:28:29 PM (GMT -5:00)

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