‘Congress should leave us alone!’- was the response of Senator Lesniak as he denounced an Adelson-backed anti-gambling bill week that is last.
‘ The bottom line: Congress should keep us alone!’ that is the verdict from New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) along with other Garden State legislators, who used hawaii’s yearly Chamber of Commerce trip to Washington DC a week ago as being a platform to denounce the Restoration of America’s Wire Act.
Lesniak, along with Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Senate Majority Leader Lou Greenwald and Senate President Steve Sweeney, called on Congress to reject the bill, which will be backed by nevada Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson, and would effectively outlaw all kinds of online gambling nationwide (aside from horse race), perhaps the sale that is online of tickets.
Leave it to the States
‘New Jersey policymakers took the initiative to modernize our video gaming industry through online video gaming,’ said Greenwald.’Yet Congressional action threatens to destroy this innovative and fledgling work before it offers a chance to be successful on its own merits. This dilemma should be left to the states, whom are best positioned to decide if and exactly how gaming that is online work with their communities, not by Washington.’
The bill had been introduced month that is last Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), and dis Continue reading “New Jersey Politicos Attack Federal Anti-Gambling Bill”