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Texas Guv To Sell State Lottery

 Rick Perry

Gov. Rick Perry asked lawmakers Tuesday to follow him in the boldest initiative of his administration: selling the Texas Lottery to subsidize health insurance for 500,000 low-income adults and fund research to help cure cancer in 10 years.

Read more here. Wonder what we could get for ours? Enough cash to pay off Dell and Google? A Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Fund and a health care plan to be named later? 

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