Schwarzenegger appears in Morongo gaming ads (May 7, 2007)

When he ran for governor of California back in 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) accused gaming tribes of not paying their "fair share" to the state. He later accused tribes of "ripping" off the state and refused to take campaign...

Editorial: Gaming compacts good for California (May 7, 2007)

"Last summer, Schwarzenegger struck deals with five Southern California tribes allowing them to expand their gambling operations well beyond their original limits. From 10,000 slot machines, they would be able to install 32,000 — enough to make some of these...

Editorial: New gaming deals horrible for California (May 7, 2007)

"Perhaps you've seen the new 60-second TV spots: a bald eagle soars, a narrator talks about the jobs and opportunity that casinos have brought to California and the additional benefits that new agreements reached with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would bring...

DOI putting off Mohawk casino, New York lawmaker says (May 7, 2007)

Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne is leaving a decision on the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's off-reservation casino to the next presidential administration, a New York state lawmaker says. Kempthorne opposes off-reservation gaming, Senator John Bonacic told business leaders. “If he...

Column: State pressures Oneida Nation on gaming (May 7, 2007)

"Over the last couple of years, the highest federal and state courts have clearly determined that the land Turning Stone sits on is not sovereign Oneida land. Only sovereign Indian land is eligible for a gaming compact. In addition, the...