Ohio senator withdraws Indian gaming rider (June 29, 2005)

Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio) introduced but later withdrew an appropriations rider that would have barred tribes from obtaining land for gaming without the approval of a state's governor. Voinovich offered the rider as part of the 2006 Interior appropriations bill....

Oklahoma tribes share $2.3M under gaming compacts (June 29, 2005)

Oklahoma tribes shared $2.3 million with the state under new Class III gaming compacts, The Oklahoman reports. The figure is far less than what state officials expected. Between $7 million and $8 million was expected under new Class III table...

Passamaquoddy Tribe seeks support for racino bid (June 29, 2005)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine is gathering support for its proposal to build a race track with slot machines. The tribe proposed the racino after state voters authorized slot machines at non-Indian tracks. But Gov. John Baldacci (D) vetoed the...

Senate hears from tribes on regulation of gaming (June 29, 2005)

Indianz.Com Listening Lounge: Note: All files are in MP3 format. Intro - 11:47 - 4.71MBIntroductory statements Panel I - 35:04 - 14.0MBTestimony by Panel I Q&A - 28:29 - 11.4MBQuestions and Answers with Panel I Panel II - 21:38...