Two more days left for the Alabama Legislature - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Two more days left for the Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The Alabama Legislature will wrap up the regular session with the last two meeting days this week.
     
Among the biggest issues still on the agenda is a House vote on the electronic bingo bill. If it passes the house, it would go to a statewide vote in November.    
     
A conference committee of House and Senate leaders is working out a compromise to bail out the state's prepaid college tuition program. Senate Minority Leader Jabo Waggoner tells FOX6 News he is optimistic the pact problem will be solved, but is disappointed with progress on other issues.

"Eliminating PAC to PAC is dead, again," says Waggoner. "There's been no ethics legislation passed. So those are 2 disappointments that come to my mind real quick. It's not always what we do pass but what we failed to pass that we should have passed."

The legislature has already passed the education and general fund budgets. The last day of the session is Thursday.

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