Former Gov. Siegelman talks current gambling bill in AL legislature

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Wednesday former Gov. Don Siegelman joined CBS 42 News Anchor Sherri Jackson to discuss the latest gambling bill proposed in the Alabama Legislature.

Twenty-two years ago Siegelman campaigned for voter approval of a state lottery with proceeds to go toward tuition and high school graduates.

Today, Siegelman says he is pleased to see Sen. Del Marsh’s bill has been introduced in the Alabama Legislature.

“I’m delighted that we have, what appears to be, bipartisan support for an Alabama education lottery,” Siegelman said.

Watch the full video above for more.

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