Others follow suit after lawmaker refuses free Iron Bowl tickets

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - State Representative Alvin Holmes is getting support on his refusal to get free tickets to the Iron Bowl.

Every year, Alabama or Auburn gives public officials two free tickets. Democrat Alvin Holmes of Montgomery announced he will not accept the tickets and asked UA President Robert Witt to give them to a wounded veteran.

The Huntsville times reports 11 other lawmakers have given up their tickets as well.

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