Nebraska governor opposed to off-reservation casinos (August 27, 2004)

Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns (R) said he is worried about tribes developing off-reservation casinos if state voters approve a gaming referendum. Two initiatives on the November ballot will authorize casinos and electronic pokers and slot machines. If either is approved,...

New Congressional and public affairs pick at NIGC (August 27, 2004)

Shawn Pensoneau, a member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma, has been named director of Congressional and Public Affairs for the National Indian Gaming Commission. Pensoneau comes to NIGC from the National American Indian Housing Council, where he served as...

County wants new compact with Morongo Band (August 27, 2004)

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to seek a new compact with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians that doesn't negatively impact the county or the tribe. County officials already offered to help Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) negotiate...

Schwarzenegger pulls back urban casino compact (August 27, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) pulled a controversial gaming compact that would have allowed a major urban casino in the Bay Area. Schwarzenegger and the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians agreed to delay the agreement after running into opposition from...

Mille Lacs Band offers to negotiate gaming deal (August 27, 2004)

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe is offering to negotiate a new compact with the state of Minnesota as long as the tribes' existing deals are not threatened. Mille Lacs Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin said the new compact could include...

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