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The Elusive Budget Jackpot, Part II

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BUDGET DAY PLUS 28 — For more than a year, the California Lottery has been a tempting, and theoretical, treasure chest for lawmakers in search of a government cash infusion. But there’s no guarantee that the treasure chest actually has … Continue reading »


The Elusive Budget Jackpot, Part I

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BUDGET DAY PLUS 27 — With this year’s budget negotiations continually coming back to some scheme, any scheme it seems, to extract money from the California Lottery, some context seems to be in order. On this morning’s edition of The … Continue reading »


Give 'Em Some Gas, Says Senator

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With the future of the California Lottery still under discussion in this dismal budget season, one state legislator is pitching a way to increase lottery sales: gas giveaways. Sen. Dean Florez (D-Shafter) said today that he’d like to see lottery … Continue reading »