Editorial: Study Indian gaming impact in Connecticut (March 13, 2006)

"Imagine there's an industry in Connecticut that's generating money by the wheelbarrow-full for the state's tax coffers. But there's a hitch: The industry threatens the welfare of as many as half of the people who engage in it. You'd expect...

Potawatomi lobbyist fights Menominee casino (March 13, 2006)

A lobbyist for the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe has been busy generating opposition to the Menominee Nation's proposed off-reservation casino. Both tribes are based in Wisconsin and the Menominees are hoping to build their casino in Kenosha. But lobbyist Malcolm...

McKosato: Gaming revenues being put to good use (March 13, 2006)

"It's a question many have pondered: What do New Mexico's American Indian tribes do with all those casino revenues? The short answer is: Almost anything that serves the needs of the tribes and builds their economic self-sufficiency. These include developing...

Editorial: Bill brings needed reform to gaming (March 13, 2006)

"Public alarm over the possibility of a huge Indian casino project plunked down practically next to Denver could be permanently calmed if a bill just introduced in Congress makes its way into law. That would be a relief to most...

House Resources Committee hearing on IGRA bill (March 13, 2006)

The House Resources Committee is holding a hearing this Wednesday on H.R.4893, a bill to amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The bill rewrites Section 20 of IGRA in order to make it harder to open casinos on off-reservation sites....