Lawmakers subpoenaed over e-bingo bill investigation

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - At least seven Alabama lawmakers have been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury investigating possible corruption in the battle over electronic bingo.

The list includes Senators Scott Beason, Hinton Mitchem, Tom Butler and Paul Sanford. From the house, Speaker Seth Hammett as well as Representatives Craig Ford and Mac Gipson.

Legislators say the grand jury appears to be looking at whether illegal lobbying occurred on the e-bingo bill.     

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