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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Repayment sought for lottery boss perks

Posted By on Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 6:34 AM

It's relative chump change in the scheme of things, but state auditors have recommended that the Arkansas Lottery figure out the size of excessive contributions to director Ernie Passailaigue's retirement and repay them. His benefits were capped at a salary of $141,000, but the lottery commission illegally approved a multiplier and paid into his retirement fund based on his $324,000 salary. The figure is being computed.

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