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The Oregon Lottery Under Jack Roberts

Oregon Lottery Director, Jack Roberts

Oregon Lottery Director, Jack Roberts

Oregon Lottery

Former Oregon Labor Commissioner, Jack Roberts, has been chosen by Governor Kitzhaber as the new director of the Oregon Lottery. Before Roberts was confirmed, we talked with an agency spokesman in reaction to an investigative series from The Oregonian that focused on the Lottery’s relationship with problem gamblers. We’ll get Jack Roberts’ reaction to that issue and ask what direction he’d like to see the agency take. He has said major policy shifts are the purview of Oregon lawmakers or the governor. The next legislative session is scheduled for February 3.

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