Editorial: Gov. Bush should not allow slots for tribes (June 22, 2005)

"Gov. Bush knows that Florida will have to live with more gambling, but he correctly favors as little expansion as possible as he negotiates on two fronts. Gambling has such destructive social impacts that, on both fronts, Gov. Bush should...

Pataki won't sign expanded land claim for casino bill (June 22, 2005)

New York Gov. George Pataki (R) said on Tuesday he won't sign a bill that gives three tribes casinos in the Catskills in exchange for dropping their land claims. Pataki submitted legislation only to settle the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's...

NIGA issues statement on tribal lobbying scandal (June 22, 2005)

More than a year after first being disclosed, the National Indian Gaming Association [Web Site] on Tuesday issued a statement about the Jack Abramoff tribal lobbying scandal. NIGA, the largest tribal casino organization, has largely been silent on the controversy....

Shakopee Tribe failed to disclose anti-casino ad (June 22, 2005)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota failed to disclose how much it spent on an advertising campaign against a proposed casino, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. The tribe ran TV and radio commercials against a plan by Gov. Tim...

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