Any “good” (as in business-minded, not benevolent) company tries hard to lobby the government to pass laws in their favor. It’s how business is done in this country, I suppose.
Check out this article.
It seems that when the government itself is running the nearly $10M/year business, no lobbyists are necessary — just get some court orders to protect the money supply and keep free speech at bay. Clearly the courthouse is no place for civil liberties.