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WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION TO LEGISLATORS: DAILY FANTASY SPORTS IS GAMBLING

Madison –  “I can declare that a dog is a cat and that doesn’t change the truth or the reality—even if I dress the dog up like a cat.  It’s still a dog,” declared Wisconsin Family Action president Julaine Appling in a public hearing yesterday.

The Assembly Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations held a hearing Wednesday on a bill, Assembly Bill 800, that goes to great lengths to try to convince people that gambling is not gambling.  The bill blatantly declares that Daily Fantast Sports (DFS) is not gambling and creates a means to legalize the games and regulate them, ostensibly for “consumer protection” reasons.

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Wisconsin Family Action Asks Department of Administration To Release Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Menomonee Tribe and Labor Unions

2014 | November 10 – Wisconsin Family Action Asks Dept of Admin To Release Memorandum of Understanding on Kenosha Casino and Labor Unions

Madison – Today Wisconsin Family Action delivered a letter to Secretary of the Department of Administration Michael Huebsch asking that a Memorandum of Understanding between the Menomonee Tribe of Wisconsin and various labor unions, including the American Federation of State, County  and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) be released.  The Memorandum of Understanding is in reference to the proposed casino in Kenosha.

According to media reports, this Memorandum of Understanding would strip workers of their rights by not allowing them to cast a secret ballot during a vote on whether or not to unionize.

Read full press release here.