NJ Dems Critical Of Plan To Privatize Lottery Functions

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 8:45 PM EST) -- A proposal from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration to privatize marketing and sales operations of the state lottery — which saw more than $2.7 billion in sales during the last fiscal year — could be too risky of a gamble, some Democratic lawmakers argued Wednesday.

The Assembly Budget Committee convened a hearing on a state Treasury Department request for proposals for “lottery growth management services.” State Treasurer Andrew P. Sidamon-Eristoff and New Jersey Lottery executive director Carole Hedinger, declined to testify because the RFP process...
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