DLA Piper Fees Questioned In Pa. Lottery Privatization

Law360, Philadelphia (May 7, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state representative asked the state’s revenue secretary on Tuesday to release documents detailing fees paid to DLA Piper in conjunction with efforts to privatize the state’s lottery, seeking an explanation for costs that exceeded earlier estimates.

Rep. Joseph Markosek, D-Allegheny-Westmoreland, called on Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser to respond to a letter he sent in April, in which he expressed concerns that the firm’s billings had exceeded a state cap by more than $1.6 million.

"The secretary has yet to provide the committee with an...
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