South Dakota tribal gaming compact bill killed (March 16, 2005)

The South Dakota House killed a bill that would have required legislative approval of tribal-state compacts that seek to expand gaming. All eight of the state's gaming tribes opposed the bill, as did Gov. Mike Rounds (R). Since the existing...

McCain doesn't think Navajo casinos will succeed (March 16, 2005)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) says the Navajo Nation's proposed casinos will fail due to their remote location, The Arizona Republic reports. "I beg to differ with him," Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. told the paper in response. The tribe...

Editorial: Casino gambling corrupts politicians (March 16, 2005)

"There are many good arguments to be made against casino gambling, but one that isn't made often enough is the way it compromises politicians. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is the latest example, but members of both major political parties...

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