Speaker Gunn talks pros and cons of a state lottery

There’s been a lot of talk about whether there will or won’t be a lottery in Mississippi. Earlier this week, Governor Phil Bryant hinted it might be part of the special session called this year. And then there is the question of whether or not the House Speaker, Philip Gunn would support the legislation.

Speaker Gunn asked The Paul Gallo Show for 30 minutes to state his case on the lottery. We talked economics, job creation and the debate over whether the lottery was a money-maker for the government, or a thinly veiled “tax” on the poor. Here’s the entire interview…