Governor Bentley releases proposed plans for state lottery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — On Friday, Governor Robert Bentley released his proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, which would authorize an Alabama Lottery and dedicate the proceeds to the state General Fund.

His proposal states that, “The amendment would establish an Alabama Lottery Commission to implement, administer, and regulate the operation of such State Lottery.The amendment would further require the Legislature to pass general laws necessary to implement this constitutional amendment.”

You can read the full proposal here.

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