NJ Senate Panel Advances Lottery Oversight Legislation

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey Senate panel on Monday advanced a bill requiring the state Legislature's approval for bids to privatize the state lottery, bringing lawmakers one step closer in monitoring Gov. Chris Christie's plans to privatize New Jersey's lottery services.

The Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee advanced the bill, A3614, as well as a resolution that urges the governor to seek advice from the U.S. Department of Justice before contracting with a private company to handle operations for the state's $2.7 billion lottery,...
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