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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Corbett Still Trying To Outsource PA Lottery For 20 Years

Corbett extends British company's lottery management bid until Dec. 31

By Brad Bumsted

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, 4:51 p.m.

HARRISBURG — Despite mounting criticism from Democratic officeholders, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's administration on Tuesday granted another bid extension to a British company that is seeking to manage the state lottery through a long-term, $34 million agreement.

The 20-year Pennsylvania Lottery privatization plan, which Corbett defends as necessary to assist a rapidly growing senior population, has stalled since February, when state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat, rejected the proposal because it lacked legislative approval for electronic terminal games called keno.

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Anonymous said...

Before all you anti Corbett democrats start take a look at obama hiring out of the country !Over one trillion dollars for the Canadian company to build the healthcare website, one trillion dollars for the British company to manage healthcare in the US. All the country's he gave stimulus billions to that have gone bankrupt. The list is endless! He gave a speach on creating (global) jobs the other day and i thought what about us?

Anonymous said...

What if you`re anti Corbett Republican ? What about Corbett`s job creation record ? Pa is batting clean up.