Preserving the Past, Informing the Future
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1971, July 1, Commission on Special
Revenue established by P.A. 865. Commission initiates and administers
Connecticut State Lottery
1979, July 1, Commission on Special Revenue is replaced by a Gaming Policy Board and a Division of Special Revenue within the Dept. of Business Regulation, per P.A. 79-404.
1980, July 1, Gaming Policy Board and Division of Special Revenue begin operating under the Dept. of Revenue Services for administrative purposes only, following the abolition of the Dept. of Business Regulation, per P.A. 80-482.
1996, the Connecticut State Lottery component of the Division of Special Revenue becomes a quasi-public corporation. Name changed to Connecticut Lottery Corporation, per P.A. 96-212.
Published Histories/Articles :
“25 Years of Gambling in Connecticut.” Hartford Courant, Feb. 24, 1997, p. A1.
Agency history at Division of Special Revenue Web page.
Archived Division of Special Revenue Web site, as harvested on 2007-03-13, by the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Digital Archive.
and Records in the State Library Collections
Check the State Library catalog, CONSULS, under these author headings for publications by the agency available in the State Library :
Connecticut. Commission on Special Revenue.
Connecticut. Gaming Policy Board.
Connecticut. Division of Special Revenue.
Annual Reports are located in :
Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d], and 2002-, the online version
List of Heads :
Years of Service
|Joseph B. Burns||1972-1973|
|John T. MacDonald||1974-1976|
|James M. Fitzgerald||1977-1979|
|John G. Devine||1980|
|Orlando P. Ragazzi||1987-1988|
|William V. Hickey||1989-1990|
|Demetrious Louzitois, Sr.||1991-1992|
|Robert W. Werner||1993|
|John B. Meskill||1994-1996|
|George F. Wandrak (Acting)||1997-1998|
|Susan G. Townsley||2001-2003|
|Daniel Marchitello (Acting)||2004|
|Paul A. Young||2005-Present|
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 8/2008.