Pombo's IGRA bill on House schedule this morning (September 13, 2006)

Note: C-SPAN is streaming the House session online. H.R.4893, a bill to restrict off-reservation gaming, is on the House schedule this morning. The bill would block certain off-reservation casino proposals and tighten restrictions on others. It eliminates the two-part determination...

Editorial: The RIGHT Act closes gaming 'loophole' (September 13, 2006)

"The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as early as today on a proposal that would close some troublesome loopholes in the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The legislation has to do with three major issues: location, location, location. Basically, it...

Sycuan Band compact allows for second casino (September 13, 2006)

The Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians could open a second casino under the compact signed with California Gov. Arnold Schwarznegger. The compact has not been ratified by state lawmakers or sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for approval....

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe supports IGRA bill (September 13, 2006)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe supports a bill that would restrict off-reservation gaming but other Wisconsin tribes are opposed. The Potawatomis support H.R.4893, which is up for a vote today, because it would block the Menominee Nation from building a...

BIA approves three new Class III gaming compacts (September 13, 2006)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs published notice of three tribal-state Class III gaming compacts on Tuesday. The BIA approved a compact for the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma. The agreement allows the tribe "Oklahoma to engage in certain class III gaming...