Senator Del Marsh statement on Special Session

On July 10, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh (R-Anniston) released the following statement regarding Governor Robert Bentley calling the Alabama Legislature back for a Special Session on Monday. “When the 2015 Regular Session ended Governor Bentley, Speaker Hubbard and I committed to working together and waiting until a consensus was reached on how to […]

Senator Del Marsh: “Let the People Vote” Proposes Alabama Lottery, Gaming Amendment $400 Million in New Revenue, 11,000 New Jobs

On May 6, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh today proposed a constitutional amendment creating an Alabama lottery and casino gaming, a plan that will create $400 million in new state revenue and more than 11,000 new, permanent jobs for Alabama workers. His plan would have a $1.28 billion economic impact on the state. Constitutional […]

Lottery, Gaming Would Generate $400 Million in Revenue Creates 11,000 New Jobs, $1.2 BILLION Economic Impact

On April 27, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala – Alabama lottery and casino gaming would create a $1.2 billion annual economic impact for the state of Alabama, and generate almost $400 million in new revenue for state programs, according to a research study released today. In addition, the study found that more than 11,000 new jobs will be created if casino […]

Alabama Senate Passes Education Budget

On April 14, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala – The Alabama Senate today passed the $5.9 billion Education Trust Fund budget, sending the proposal to the House for consideration. Senator Trip Pittman (R-Montrose), Chairman of the Senate Finance & Taxation Education Committee, said an increase in economic activity combined with conservative, responsible budgeting practices helped ensure that the majority of education […]