September 18th

September Referendum
4:32 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Alabama Trust Fund Not Taking Stand On $437M Vote

Gov. Bentley did not ask the Ala. Trust Fund Board to take a position on the Sept. 18 referendum. Office of the Governor

The board that oversees the Alabama Trust Fund is not taking a position on whether voters should approve taking more than $437 million out of the fund to help operate state government.

The board chairman, Gov. Robert Bentley, said he did not ask the board to take a position during a meeting Thursday because the board manages the $2.3 billion fund, but it's up to voters to decide the issue in a statewide referendum Sept. 18.

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Balancing The Budget
4:53 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Ala. Governor: Pay Back $146 M To Trust Fund

Gov. Bentley and legislative leaders say they are committed to repaying money taken out of Ala. Trust Fund if voters say yes on Sept. 18.
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Gov. Robert Bentley says he and legislative leaders are committed to paying back the money if Alabama voters agree to take more than $437 million from a state trust fund to balance the state General Fund budget for three years.

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