Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Senate has delayed a second vote on a bill allowing lottery winners to keep their anonymity.

The Senate rejected Republican Rep. John Kavanagh's bill on a 16-11 vote last week and it was on the calendar for a reconsideration vote Tuesday but passed over. The delay signals the bill may still not have the support to pass.

The House voted 51-8 in favor of the bill in February.

Kavanagh wrote House Bill 2082 after a Phoenix-area man won half of a $587 million Powerball jackpot in November. His name was released under state public records laws.

Kavanagh says he believes making the man's name public put him and his family at risk and he wants to protect future winners.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company

    SCF Arizona has a new name. They are now CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Taylor Morrison

    World Class People. World Class Company. We are a national home builder committed to building homes inspired by you.
  • Go Daddy

    World Class People. World Class Company. Go Daddy is a Fortune 100 "Best Companies to Work For."
  • Avnet

    World Class People. World Class Company. Here's information on a Fortune 500 company from Arizona.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Working For Arizona

    The business and economics of Arizona at the start of 2014 and looking forward.
  • Arizonans In Need

    Putting a focus on charities and organizations who provide help and/or need your help to fulfill their missions.
close

Share: