Schwarzenegger still says Indians 'ripping us off' (October 25, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is refusing to apologize for telling voters that "Indians are ripping us off" but says his comments don't apply to all tribes, and he doesn't mean that tribes are ripping the state off right now,...

Governor's demand is half of tribal casino take (October 25, 2004)

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) says his demand for $350 million from gaming tribes is about 25 percent of their take. But tribal officials say it is half of tribal revenues. The tribes don't share revenue figures but those near...

Letters: Minnesotans respond to governor's demand (October 25, 2004)

Last week, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) demanded tribes share $350 million a year of their gaming profits or risk losing their exclusive rights to Class III gaming. Readers respond, mostly against the proposal. Mark Kramer: "Pawlenty's grab for one...

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