Illinois, $510,000; Washington state, $344,000; St. Louis, $180, 000; Indianapolis, $318,000; Michigan, $182,349"? All in USD!
In April, Michigan's video game law was declared unconstitutional and now the state has been ordered to pay the video industry's legal bill.
Douglas Lowenstein, president of the Entertainment Software Association, is quoted as saying that "In nine out of nine cases in the past six years, judges have struck down these clearly unconstitutional laws, and in each instance ESA has or will recover its legal fees from the states. What's worse, the politicians proposing and voting for these laws know this will be the outcome"?.
coverage at http://shorl.com/hygrutrapifoni (GameDaily)