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 Post subject: Corbett takes more time on Pa. Lottery strategy
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:07 pm 
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Gov. Tom Corbett is taking more time to decide whether to challenge Attorney General Kathleen Kane's rejection of his effort to hire a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery.

A Department of Revenue spokeswoman said Friday the administration and London-based Camelot Global Services agreed to extend the firm's bid through March 18. Spokeswoman Elizabeth Brassell says the administration has a March 16 deadline to appeal Kane's decision in court.

Kane said last week she wouldn't approve Camelot's 20- to 30-year contract because state law doesn't allow the governor to privatize the management of the lottery nor does it allow the expansion of gambling that the contract would permit.

The contract's legality is also being challenged in court by Democratic lawmakers and the union that represents lottery employees.


Mr. Corbett has taken a hip shot...There is no strategy in this

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 Post subject: Re: Corbett takes more time on Pa. Lottery strategy
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:24 pm 
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Anybody who thinks the state can run ANYTHING better than private business doesn't know how our state works. The only reason the lottery has been reasonably successful is because it takes in millions of dollars just for drawing some numbers. I'm sure that a ton of money is being wasted or lining the pockets of crooked state officials. Maybe Kane wants a piece of that.


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 Post subject: Re: Corbett takes more time on Pa. Lottery strategy
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Vic wrote:
Anybody who thinks the state can run ANYTHING better than private business doesn't know how our state works.


IF thats the case ,Lets put it on the voters. A special election is in order?

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 Post subject: Re: Corbett takes more time on Pa. Lottery strategy
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Vic wrote:
Anybody who thinks the state can run ANYTHING better than private business doesn't know how our state works. The only reason the lottery has been reasonably successful is because it takes in millions of dollars just for drawing some numbers. I'm sure that a ton of money is being wasted or lining the pockets of crooked state officials. Maybe Kane wants a piece of that.
Vic, we do agree on more topics than we disagree. Maybe Kane already got a piece of that from her campaign contributers/taxpayer sponsored unions.

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 Post subject: Re: Corbett takes more time on Pa. Lottery strategy
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It's possible there are others that want a slice of that pie.

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