A federal legal opinion is putting every state lottery in jeopardy. But until there’s official guidance, it’s business as usual for Mississippi’s lottery corporation.
The Department of Justice is reconsidering what types of gambling the federal Wire Act applies to. But why?
“What those seek that are really pushing this sort of technical application of the Wire Act is to eliminate so-called internet based sports betting,” explained Gerard Gibert.
But as Vice Chairman of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board explains, there’s now more of a microscope on more than just sports betting. Other types cross state lines—especially with the use of technology.
Hood jabs at Reeves over hunting, fishing licenses
Just 3 years ago, LG Tate Reeves took aim at Mississippi hunters’ pocket books by jacking up the cost of hunting/fishing licenses an average of 37.6%. Remember that? He likes to say, “I’ve never raised your taxes.” #Mississippi voters should hope he shoots better than he talks. pic.twitter.com/OFUWTEucdu
— Jim Hood (@HoodForGovernor) April 15, 2019
Sen. Hyde-Smith cosponsors Alzheimer’s bill
Thanks @SenHydeSmith for cosponsoring the #YoungerAlzAct! Care and support services are critically important for those living with younger-onset Alzheimer’s and this bill would allow these individuals to access programs under the Older Americans Act to improve quality of life. pic.twitter.com/cC1BgaeAWu
— ALZ Impact Movement (@ALZIMPACT) April 15, 2019
Thompson among Congressmen seeking Trump administration documents on immigration
BREAKING: @RepJerryNadler, @RepCummings, and @BennieGThompson Demand Documents on @realDonaldTrump Administration Plan to Treat Immigrant Families and Children as Pawns in Political Game.https://t.co/IqqxAj3A0h
— House Judiciary Dems (@HouseJudiciary) April 15, 2019
Gov. Bryant takes issue with Congressman Thompson defense of Omar
This is equivalent to saying “some people did something on December 7, 1941.” https://t.co/DPWYCIoaOl
— Phil Bryant (@PhilBryantMS) April 15, 2019