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Lottery bill clears Mississippi House panel, prospects dim

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi House committee has voted to create a state lottery, but the proposal faces a tough future with opposition from the Republican House speaker.

The Judiciary A Committee on Tuesday changed House Bill 804...

...The committee chairman, Republican Mark Baker of Brandon, says he pushed the change because he wants to keep alive the possibility of a lottery. Tuesday was the first big deadline of the legislative session.


Posted January 31, 2017 - 8:26 pm

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