Editorial: Allow full debate on RIGHT Act (September 15, 2006)

"The casino bill that came before the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday turned out to be not about casinos but railroads. Make that railroad, the verb, as in the sinister strategy attempted by House Republicans. Fortunately, they failed.Unfortunately, it...

Mashantucket Tribe wins zone changes for resort (September 15, 2006)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut won unanimous approval of zoning changes being sought for a major resort. The tribe and its new partner MGM Mirage are planning a resort next to the reservation. The tribe requested a zoning...

Narragansett Tribe takes cassino bid on the road (September 15, 2006)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island debuted a 40-foot bus that will promote its proposed casino as the issue heads to a statewide vote. Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas said the bus will visit "every city and town" to urge voters...

Nooksack Tribe's casino proposal criticized (September 15, 2006)

About 180 people attended a public forum to discuss the new casino sought by the Nooksack Tribe of Washington. Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo said the casino will generate new traffic and lead to drunken driving. He said the county's...

People's Weekly: Labor defeats California compacts (September 15, 2006)

"Gambling interests could not muster enough State Assembly votes to ram through confirmation of a new Native American gambling casino agreement at the end of the 2006 California legislative session. The legislation would have set back casino workers’ rights while...

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