Union fights effort to privatize Pennsylvania Lottery (Philly Inquirer)

January 8, 2013 – The union that represents state lottery employees isn’t taking Gov. Corbett’s move to privatize its operations lying down. With a day to go until the private company’s offer is set to expire, AFSCME Council 13 is waging a strong counterattack against outsourcing the profitable lottery in the courtroom, the Statehouse, and the streets.  Union officials said that with expanded offerings such as the video-game keno or online gaming anticipated in the privatization contract, the current lottery could generate $800 million in additional revenue over the next six years.

Link to Full Article: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20130108_Union_fights_effort_to_privatize_Pa__Lottery.html



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