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And thank you -- are -- Some states jumping at the chance to push for the sale of lottery tickets all -- this after the Justice Department opened the door to that late last year.
This is to benefit here.
And he stands to lose Stephen MR is the president of Americans for job security joining us now.
From Washington DC Illinois it was the first to step up Stephen.
But -- has been.
A lot of groups fighting back and other states do you one example New York do you think that this really -- I had some major trend.
I think that every state is really gonna look to start to do this and I think that what we're gonna see.
Is the largest influx in gambling.
That we -- ever seen in our lifetimes really anyone with a interconnect Internet connection.
Any any child on an iPad or and don't on the computer won't likely have access to gambling in the near future unless congress acts.
And it was bad decision by the Justice Department essentially and that interpretation of the wire act.
That is leading to this but gambling but typically you're talking about lottery sales this and these are state monopolies.
And say it again this is one of the most regressive taxes.
Out there do you really believe that people won't stand for that.
Yeah well I mean that that's that will be seen it really is one of the most regressive.
Ways to raise revenue for states and what we saw -- the Justice Department.
Over turned fifty years of consistent interpretation of this law.
In order to benefit -- a select few is that it's not coincidental.
That the first state to act as the president's home state of Illinois in the second state to look to act as the vice president's home state of Delaware.
This is really -- only benefit a few.
Select few companies as well so but we -- But this is gonna happen on a state by state basis and at the state level would it can be stopped.
Can -- not.
It it can be stopped at the state level.
By it by pressuring state executive.
Lottery directors of the that's really not the right approach I think of the right approach is for congress to act on this -- Reassert its role in this legislative process -- what.
We really saw was that a bomb illustration of overstepping its bounds.
And bypassing congress and this is really an issue that.
Congress is dealt with in the past and it's really in this interpretation of -- wall by the Obama Justice Department.
Statement it was great to say thank you so much different -- on we'll see if this train keeps -- Rollins as they'd be well.
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