Connecticut General Assembly

New Costs Surface For Lottery Chief's Exit; Senator Seeks Restrictions

New Costs Surface For Lottery Chief's Exit; Senator Seeks Restrictions

The Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s lucrative separation agreement last year with former CEO Anne Noble has stubbornly remained a focus of scrutiny, as a legislative leader criticized it this past week while pushing for more regulation of "quasi-public" agencies.

Also, newly obtained documents provide further details about costs to the lottery corporation in the wake of Noble's exit — including payment of a $39,900 legal fee to a private law firm that represented Noble in negotiations for the agreement, and reimbursement of personal internet, phone and TV expenses for the chairman of the lottery's board of directors.

On Wednesday, Senate Republican leader Len Fasano...

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