State elected leaders throughout the nation work conscientiously to address any perceived problems related to the technology industry. Unfortunately, it’s often necessary for state legislatures to use 18th-century property laws to address 21st-century technology, which could hinder innovation in our $30.4 billion industry.
As lawmakers nationwide discuss the implementation of laws and regulations for the technology economy, the video game industry works to educate elected officials and other leaders on the essential role this industry plays in bringing new innovations to their states. To see the impact of the industry in your state, view ESA’s interactive map.
– Tom Foulkes, Vice President, State Government Affairs, ESA