Washington tribe told to remove casino billboard (January 18, 2005)

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington has been given 30 days to remove a large billboard advertising its casino. The sign is not located on trust land so it must conform to state law. In addition to being too close to...

Hogen says NIGC 'last to know' about convicted felon (January 18, 2005)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen is concerned because the agency was the "last to know" that the top regulator for a California tribe is a convicted felon. Gilbert Cash resigned from his post with the Santa Ynez Band...

Schwarzenegger won't talk to tribe about compact (January 18, 2005)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) won't negotiate a compact with the Jamul Indian Band, citing local opposition and other concerns. The small tribe wants to add 101 acres to its six-acre reservation. Schwarzenegger said he opposed the location due to...