Editorial: Schwarzenegger not doing what we expected

Editorial: Schwarzenegger not doing what we expected (April 6, 2004)

"Gov.. Arnold Schwarzenegger long ago pledged to get California Indian tribes to pay a larger share of their earnings to help offset the state's staggering budget deficit. He has kept his word, trying to broker a new deal among some...

Rumsey Band  opens doors to upgraded casino

Rumsey Band opens doors to upgraded casino (April 6, 2004)

The 44-member Rumsey Band of Wintun Indians welcomed more than 1,000 people to its new casino in northern California on Monday. $p Traffic was not a problem, The Reno Gazette-Journal reported. The facility is located near Sacramento and includes a...

Maine court rejects tribal bid for slot license

Maine court rejects tribal bid for slot license (April 6, 2004)

A judge in Maine ruled that a tribal partnership does not have the right to bid on a slot machine license. $p The Penobscot Nation and Passamaquoddy Tribe joined forces with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to seek the ability...

Former San Fran mayor lobbying for tribal casino

Former San Fran mayor lobbying for tribal casino (April 6, 2004)

Former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown has been hired by the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeo Indians to lobby for a casino in Barstow, California. $p The tribe hopes Brown's stature will make it easier to negotiate a...

Santa Ysabel Band plans mid-sized casino

Santa Ysabel Band plans mid-sized casino (April 6, 2004)

The Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Indians hopes a new casino will lower poverty rates among tribal members and provide a boost to the local economy. $p The tribe signed a compact with former governor Gray Davis that allows 350...

R.I. town votes against  expansion of gaming

R.I. town votes against expansion of gaming (April 6, 2004)

The Middletown, Rhode Island, town council passed a resolution opposed to any expansion of gaming in the state. $p The resolution criticizes a proposal in the State Legislature to put a casino vote before voters this November. The Narragansett Tribe...

Column: Closure of Wyandotte Nation casino helps few

Column: Closure of Wyandotte Nation casino helps few (April 6, 2004)

"The swirl of attention, money and effort by a group of our elected officials this week surrounding the Wyandotte Nation's downtown casino has managed to obscure a key moment in a possible resurgence of the Indian Springs Marketplace. Kansas Attorney...

Feinstein, Schwarzenegger  agree on gaming bill

Feinstein, Schwarzenegger agree on gaming bill (April 6, 2004)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is finding herself in agreement with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) over proposed amendments to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Feinstein wrote a letter to the leaders of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee opposing changes that...

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