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Tennessee lottery summit to be secret
The Tennessee lottery board will meet in secret when it picks a law firm to replace one rejected last week by Gov. Phil Bredesen despite a general inclination to make things as open as possible, the chairman said Tuesday. The selection process begins today when Denny Bottorff, chairman of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp., and two other board members meet as a subcommittee to establish the criteria that a lottery law firm must meet.At one point Tuesday an announcement was sent to media mem ...
Jul 30, 2003, 3:36 am - Lottery News forum

Georgia proposes deal with new Tennessee lottery
NASHVILLE, -- Tennessee could launch its new lottery up to four months earlier than planned if it partners with Georgia and its vendor contract, Georgia Lottery director Rebecca Paul said Monday.Paul pitched the unique idea of a ``long-term strategic alliance'' to the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation board at its second meeting, telling members the states' identical lottery statutes ``open doors for us to do many things jointly to reduce overhead in both jurisdictions.''Tennessee's lotter ...
Jul 29, 2003, 3:28 am - Lottery News forum

Board meets today, to hear Georgia proposal
The Tennessee Lottery Corporation Board is expected to hear a proposal Monday from Georgia officials about a potential deal between the state games. The board's second meeting begins at one p-m (Central). The proposal involves pooling resources and expertise to keep down costs associated with the Tennessee and Georgia lotteries. On another matter, the lottery corporation will now hire it's own attorney. Governor Bredesen initially arranged for a Nashville law firm to handle the lottery's legal b ...
Jul 28, 2003, 7:53 am - Lottery News forum

Cohen criticizes Bredesen on lottery
Sen. Steve Cohen, chief sponsor of legislation creating the state's new lottery and an increasingly frequent critic of Gov. Phil Bredesen, asked the governor Thursday why the lottery's board of directors was not allowed to choose its own credit provider. Only days after Bredesen said he made a mistake by allowing a Nashville law firm with close ties to his administration to be appointed counsel for the Tennessee Lottery Corporation, the governor was again on the defensive.At issue is an initial ...
Jul 28, 2003, 3:35 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee lottery board meets for second time
Tennessees new lottery board will meet today for the second time following a rocky start last week. Gov. Phil Bredesen appointed law firm Bass Berry Sims as legal counsel for the board last Monday. And one day later, amid criticism, dismissed the firm due to its close ties to the administration. Bass Berry will be back today to help get things started. The board is expected to take up the issue of naming a new firm. Lottery leader Sen. Steve Cohen (D) of Memphis has taken issue with last weeks ...
Jul 28, 2003, 3:33 am - Lottery News forum