|Submitted||April 29, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act ("APRA"), I hereby request the following records:
Contracts for the ten (10) employees with the highest salaries
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.
Dear Mr. Musgrave: Your APRA request addressed to the Lottery Commission dated April 29, 2014 seeking “Contracts for the ten(10) employees with the highest salaries” has been referred to me for response.
Please be advised that the Rhode Island Lottery has no such documents. The reason that it has no such documents is because Rhode Island Lottery employees do not have contracts.
Marilyn S. McConaghy, Esq.
Counsel to the Rhode Island Lottery
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To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 29, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.
Your e-mail dated May 14, 2014 Re: Freedom of Information Request: Top Paid employee contracts has been referred to me. Your initial request was received via e-mail dated April 29, 2014. A response to your request was sent via e-mail dated April 30, 2014. A copy of both requests and the April 29, 2014 response thereto is attached hereto. (It appears that one of the numbers in the lengthy e-mail address of April 30, 2014 may have been mis-typed; however, the e-mail was not returned as undeliverable.) I trust this is the information you were requesting.