Pennsylvania loses about $80 million a year that would otherwise be spent here. So here's a thought, let's make 2014 'last call' for state-controlled liquor in Pennsylvania.
But lawmakers, unions and watchdog groups criticized the deal. The state's Attorney General said last year the plan violated the Commonwealth's constitution, and a union that represents lottery workers has filed a lawsuit to stop the deal.
The Pennsylvania lottery, which funds programs for the elderly, generated almost $3.7 billion in sales last year. The proposed contract would have seen Camelot making annual payments, even if revenue fell short of a set limit. Corbett made the case that signing the deal would have led to a reliable, predictable revenue stream. But public watchdogs said that doesn't justify outsourcing profits to a private company.
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