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His shotgun made news; now he's on lottery panel
Sacramento Bee ^ | 1/12/12 | David Siders

Posted on 01/12/2012 9:18:58 AM PST by SmithL

Phil Tagami, the Oakland developer who made headlines by defending his building with a shotgun during Occupy protests last year, has been appointed to the California Lottery Commission, one of three commission appointments Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday afternoon.

Brown's recasting of the three-member commission comes a month after his appointment of a new lottery director, former business consultant Robert O'Neill. The lottery does about $3 billion in game sales annually and provides about $1 billion to California schools.

Like Brown, the appointees all are Democrats. Brown and Tagami, 46, know each other from Oakland, where Brown was mayor, and Tagami is a political supporter of his.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: goldenstate; lottery; occupy; shotgun

1 posted on 01/12/2012 9:19:10 AM PST by SmithL
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To: SmithL

Democraps running the CA lottery.

Sufficient reason to go FULL AUDIT on them.

2 posted on 01/12/2012 9:54:16 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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