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Alabama Senate votes 19-16 in favor of electronic bingo
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 11:57:23 AM
"We are finally to the point," Senator Hank Erwin of Montevallo said.
The Alabama State Senate voted 19 to 16 to take up legalizing electronic bingo gaming at ten locations in Alabama.
On Good Day Alabama on Tuesday, Senator Rodger Smitherman says the bill is all about getting six thousand employees who lost their jobs in raids by the Governor's Illegal Gambling Task Force back to work. "You are talking about jobs. That's the central theme of this process. You have people out of work who were working in these facilities," Smitherman said.
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