‘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’s the verdict from New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) as well as other Garden State legislators, who used hawaii’s yearly Chamber of Commerce trip to Washington DC the other day 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, that will be backed by vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson, and would effectively outlaw all forms of online gambling nationwide (aside from horse race), even the online sale of lottery tickets.
Keep it to the States
‘New Jersey policymakers took the effort to modernize our gaming industry through online gaming,’ said Greenwald.’Yet Congressional action threatens to destroy this innovative and effort that is fledgling it offers an opportunity to be successful on its very own merits. This problem should be kept to the states, who are best positioned to decide if and exactly how gaming that is online work with their communities, not by Washington.’
The bill was introduced month that is last Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), and disputes the D Read More