GOLDBERG'S LOTTERY LEADERSHIP RIPPED BY MASSGOP
Republicans seized on falling sales of Lottery scratch tickets to challenge the leadership of Treasurer Deborah Goldberg on Wednesday, blaming the former Stop and Shop executive for failing cities and towns that depend on Lottery profits for local aid.
Over the first five months of the fiscal year, the Lottery has sold $11.5 million less in scratch tickets and draw games, and profits from the Lottery are projected to fall about $22 million short of fiscal 2016 totals.
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