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Gas tax, lottery bills dead as legislature nears end

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Lawmakers return to Montgomery on Tuesday for the two days of the 2016 legislative session.
 
Legislators have a number of high-profile bills left to consider before sine die, but many noteworthy bills have already met the chopping block.
 
Though Gov. Robert Bentley in March said he thought Alabama voters would overwhelmingly approve a state lottery if given the chance.
 
A variety of lottery and gambling legislation failed to gain traction during the 2016 session.
 

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