House Judiciary hearing on off-reservation casinos (March 11, 2008)

The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing this Friday on two controversial off-reservation casinos. H.R. 2176 and H.R. 4115 settle land claims for the Bay Mills Indian Community and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. The tribes...

Another union wants to organize at Foxwoods (March 11, 2008)

Another union is trying to organize at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The International Union of Operating Engineers wants to represent physical plant workers at Foxwoods Resort Casino. There are 262 electricians, plumbers, power...

BIA continues hearings on Warm Springs casino (March 11, 2008)

TheBureau of Indian Affairs held a second public hearing on the off-reservation casino sought by the Warm Springs Tribes of Oregon. The tribe plans to build a $389 million casino at Cascade Locks, which used to be part of...

Michigan tribes challenge gaming compact ruling (March 11, 2008)

Two Michigan tribes have appealed a court decision that says they owe $44 million to the state under the tribal-state compact. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians stopped paying 8 percent...

Buena Vista casino agreement back on the table (March 11, 2008)

Supervisors in Amador County, California,will once again consider a casino agreement with theBuena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians. Last week, supervisors deadlocked by a 2-2 vote on the agreement. But the county made a counter-proposal, which the tribe accepted. The...