Pa. Officials Defend State's Lottery Privatization

Law360, Philadelphia (January 14, 2013, 3:48 PM EST) -- Called to defend Gov. Tom Corbett’s decision to hand over operations of the Pennsylvania Lottery to a private manager, administration officials told a group of lawmakers Monday that two other bidders had backed out of talks after deciding that the state’s contract terms were too restrictive.

Executive Deputy Secretary Peter Tartline with Corbett’s Office of the Budget, speaking two days after the administration announced it had issued a notice of award to Camelot Global Services PA LLC to take over management of the lottery, told members...
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