Finance Committee to Hold Hearing on Privatization of the State Lottery

HARRISBURG – The Senate Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 14, 2013 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Hearing Room #1/North Office Building on the potential privatization and future of the Pennsylvania Lottery. The hearing will specifically focus on negotiations that have been underway between the Corbett Administration and Camelot Global Services, a firm which operates Britain’s national lottery and is the sole bidder to privatize management of the Pennsylvania Lottery. Below is the hearing agenda.

10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Opening Remarks
Senator Mike Brubaker (R-36), Majority Chairman
Senator John P. Blake (D-22), Minority Chairman
10:10 – 11:10 a.m. The Honorable Dan Meuser
Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
The Honorable Brian M. Duke
Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Pete Tartline
Executive Deputy Secretary, Governor’s Office of the Budget
11:10 – 11:40 a.m. Jeffrey Cramer
Managing Director/Chicago Office Head, Kroll Advisory Solutions
11:40 – 12:10 p.m. David R. Fillman
Executive Director, Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
12:10 – 12:40 p.m. Diane Thompson
Chief Executive Officer, Camelot Global Services PA LLC
Alex Kovach
President, Camelot PA LLC & Managing Director, Camelot Global Services
12:40 – 1:10 p.m. Dave McCorkle
President /CEO, Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association
1:10 – 1:40 p.m. Ray Landis
Advocacy Manager, American Assn. of Retired Persons (AARP)

CONTACT: Colleen Greer, (717) 787-4420