By Alfred Branch, Jr. Connecticut’s proposed bill to repeal its scalping law will be heard by the state’s General Assembly during the current legislative session, following a move Monday by House Democrats to emergency certify the bill. Last week, the bill was in legal limbo after the legislature’s General... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. A proposed bill to repeal Connecticut’s anti-scalping law received unanimous support Tuesday from the legislative subcommittee overseeing it, but the proposal did not make it to the docket for an eventual General Assembly vote because it was not filed on time. All 19 members of... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. New York State’s ticket scalping law, which allows for the resale of tickets above face value to large events, is set to expire on June 1, and the chairman of the League of American Theaters and Producers is advocating its demise. In a letter to... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. By an overwhelming margin, the Minnesota Senate recently approved a bill to repeal the state’s 94-year-old anti-scalping law. Currently, people caught scalping tickets are charged with a misdemeanor and face a fine of up to $1,000 and 90 days in jail. If the measure is... Read more