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ABC News: “The governor has to learn that the people of Pennsylvania want transparency”

The push to privatize the Pennsylvania Lottery may have slowed down and opened up this week.

During an unrelated news conference Thursday, Governor Tom Corbett conceded that a December 31 deadline to sign a contract with a bidder is likely to be pushed into January. He said he is also considering a public hearing on the bid by British firm Camelot to manage lottery operations.

But that didn’t slow critics of the privatization plan, who held a mocking news conference with faux lottery tickets that proclaimed the only winners in the proposed bid would be Camelot and friends of the governor.

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