Column: Hey youse, vote for Indian compacts (January 22, 2008)

How do you make fun of Indians, Italians and tribal sovereignty all at once? No, don't call up Iron Eyes Cody, ask author Thomas Gangale to write a column. "Ciao. I’m Don Tommaso. I’m the capo of the Kachinga Tribe,...

BIA to hold hearings on Warm Springs casino (January 22, 2008)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold public hearings on the off-reservation casino sought by the Warm Springs Tribes of Oregon. The tribes plan a $389 million resort in Cascade Locks. The 60-acre gaming site is about 69 miles...

Spending on California compacts tops $100M (January 22, 2008)

Supporters and opponents of four Class III gaming compacts have spent more than $100 million to influence California voters. Propositions 94 through 97 are on the February 5 ballot. They ask voters to support of compacts for the Agua Caliente...

Committee to study impact of Nottawaseppi casino (January 22, 2008)

A committee in Calhoun County, Michigan, will study the impact of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi's new casino. After a long court battle, the tribe began construction on the FireKeepers Casino. The facility is expected to open in...

Editorials: Vote 'yes' on California compacts (January 22, 2008)

Five California newspapers are urging voters to vote "yes" on four Class III gaming compacts that are on the February 5 ballot. The Los Angeles Times says the deals benefit the state and the tribes. "Voters would be foolish to...

County to sue DOI over Quapaw Tribe's casino (January 22, 2008)

The Cherokee County Commission in Kansas plans to sue the Bush administration for allowing the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma to build a casino. The commission questions whether the land the $200 million Downstream Casino Resort is using for the project...

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