Voting Rights Center http://apr.org en Alabama State To host Voting Rights Center http://apr.org/post/alabama-state-host-voting-rights-center <p></p><p></p><p>The board of the Alabama Public Historical Sites and Parks Improvement Corporation has authorized $1.2 million in bond money for a landmark voting rights center in the capitol city.</p><p>A new facility at Alabama State University will be home to the last stop on the route memorialized as the Voting Rights Trail, officials said Tuesday.</p><p>Finance Director Marquita Davis told Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey and House Speaker Mike Hubbard the center had been funded in 2001, but the project didn't get off the ground.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 00:22:08 +0000 The Associated Press 30849 at http://apr.org Alabama State To host Voting Rights Center