Sen. Ross objects to recording conversations for bingo investigation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A state senator indicted in the Alabama bingo investigation doesn't want to have to record his conversations with other elected officials and give them to the federal government.

Democratic state Sen. Quinton Ross Jr. is asking a judge to modify the terms of his release on bond.

Ross says the record requirement means he won't be able to transact legislative business without recording virtually every conversation. He also says it will interfere with his job as director of adult education at Trenholm State Technical College in Montgomery.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Terry Moorer has scheduled a hearing on Ross' request at 2 p.m. Monday.

Ross is one of four state senators indicted in the federal probe.

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