Editorial: Minnesota casino bill takes a wrong turn (April 28, 2005)

"It's no wonder that prospects are growing dim for legislative passage this session of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposal for joint state/tribal casino in the metro area. In recent weeks, the proposal took some bad turns. Pawlenty's proposal took its first...

Eastern Cherokees seek approval for Class III (April 28, 2005)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians says North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley (D) has offered to negotiate for certain Class III games. Eastern Cherokee Principal Chief Michell Hicks called the offer "informal" but told The Asheville Citizen-Times he is hopeful...

Rhode Island governor calls new casino bill flawed (April 28, 2005)

Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) is not giving up opposition to the Narragansett Tribe's proposed casino. Carcieri has been fighting the tribe since he took office in 2003. He has spoken out against the casino effort and won a...

Stillaguamish Tribe agrees to remove casino billboard (April 28, 2005)

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington has removed a casino billboard deemed illegal by state authorities. The tribe put up the billboard along Interstate 5. Its size and location violated state regulations, state officials said back in January, before giving the...

Oklahoma tribe may change Catskills casino plan (April 28, 2005)

The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma is considering an alternate site for its off-reservation casino in New York. The tribe reached a settlement with Gov. George Pataki (R) to open a casino in the Catskills, 90 minutes north of New York...

Three Kansas tribes propose off-reservation casino (April 28, 2005)

Three Kansas tribes have joined together to propose an off-reservation casino. The Sac and Fox Nation, the Kickapoo Tribe and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation want to build the casino in southeast Kansas on the border with Oklahoma and Missouri....

McCain hopes to advance off-reservation casino bill (April 28, 2005)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is seeking approval of a bill that would force a California tribe to obtain state and federal approval for an off-reservation casino in the Bay Area. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, told...