In sports, a high five is internationally recognized as meaning "good job." It’s almost as popular as the symbol for "bad job," seen on roadways around the world. But,that’s the subject of another, more politically oriented blog.
Assemblyman Jeffries became a candidate for the Sports Hall of Fame with his introduction of AB 1852, Decriminalization of Sports Betting Pools. This bill will change the penalty for operating a low level, not for profit, sports betting pools, such as Super Bowl pools or March Madness Brackets, from a misdemeanor to an infraction. This bill was prompted by two constituents being prosecuted for operating a small betting pool inhis district.
That’s one of those slap-your-head and wonder, "Why didn’tI think of that?" ideas.
I urge everybody who reads this to give the Assemblyman a high five when you see him over the next couple of days. As a matter of fact, I will buy a brew for the first few to capture a picture of a good high five. We can toast at a sports bar over the NBA finals. I’ll bet theremight even be a pool… Read More