California tribes turning to lawmakers on gaming

California tribes turning to lawmakers on gaming (August 12, 2004)

California tribes opposed to a ballot initiative that would end their slot machine monopoly are enlisting the support of state lawmakers. Republican Sen. Jim Battin, a long-time supporter of tribal rights, wrote to constituents, telling them to oppose Proposition 68....

Landless tribe sees campaign against casino project

Landless tribe sees campaign against casino project (August 12, 2004)

Neighbors Against the Parkway Casino has set up a website www.StopParkwayCasino.com to fight a landless tribe's proposal to build a casino in the Bay Area. The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians is looking at land in North Richmond. The...

Illinois village takes no position on Ho-Chunk casino

Illinois village takes no position on Ho-Chunk casino (August 12, 2004)

The village board in Crete, Illinois, took no position on the Ho-chunk Nation's proposed off-reservation casino. The board had been asked by a resident to oppose the project. Marvin Huisenga of Citizens for Our Community said the tribe's sovereign and...

California tribe plans expansion of small casino

California tribe plans expansion of small casino (August 12, 2004)

The La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians will expand its small casino under a $25 million deal with a Texas company. The tribe and Nevada Gold & Casinos entered into a management partnership. The company will run the new casino...

Ste. Saulte Marie Tribe blames layoffs on casino tax

Ste. Saulte Marie Tribe blames layoffs on casino tax (August 12, 2004)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Michigan says a hike in casino taxes will force the layoff of 100 people at its Detroit casino. In hopes of patching up the state budget deficit, lawmakers passed a bill to increase the...

Group opposing Menominee Nation's casino bid

Group opposing Menominee Nation's casino bid (August 12, 2004)

A group called Casino Free Kenosha has formed to oppose the Menominee Nation's plans for an off-reservation casino in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The tribe is seeking local approval for a large, off-reservation facility. The tribe plans to covert an old racetrack...

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