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Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion
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Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (October 20, 2016)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project
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Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project (October 19, 2016)
A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling
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Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling (June 9, 2016)
Off-reservation casino proposals generate a lot of controversy but they are still exceedingly rare in Indian Country.

Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case
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Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case (April 19, 2016)
The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race
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Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race (September 23, 2015)
Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign
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Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign (September 22, 2015)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) dropped out of the race barely two months after announcing his bid for the White House.

Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work
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Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work (August 20, 2015)
Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, hired an out-of-state firm because he said he needed help making a decision on the Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino bid.

Former Menominee Nation off-reservation casino site for sale
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Former Menominee Nation off-reservation casino site for sale (August 19, 2015)
The tribe's dreams of a Hard Rock Casino were dashed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, earlier this year.

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race
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American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race (August 12, 2015)
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.

Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign
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Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign (July 14, 2015)
Tribal leaders believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) rejected the $800 million casino because he was thinking about his presidential race.

BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact
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BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact (March 30, 2015)
Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to state
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Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to state (March 11, 2015)
The money was being withheld in a dispute over a rival off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Wrong call on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Opinion: Wrong call on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (March 9, 2015)
The Menominee are our fellow Wisconsinites, they are our brothers and sisters; when opportunity is taken from them it is taken from all of us.

Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in Illinois
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Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in Illinois (March 6, 2015)
Chairman Gary Besaw said the tribe is considering all of its options.

Opinion: Menominee Nation might turn to tokers instead of poker
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Opinion: Menominee Nation might turn to tokers instead of poker (February 27, 2015)
If you have reservations about marijuana, then a reservation teeming with marijuana might not strike you as a good idea.

Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casino (February 20, 2015)
The tribe hasn't announced a decision but a law professor believes a case could be made in federal and state court.

Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino (February 19, 2015)
More than 400 supporters stood by at the State Capitol as Chairman Gary Besaw was turned away from the office of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino (February 17, 2015)
An offer to fund a new stadium was linked to the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino in Beloit.

Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino support
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Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino support (February 13, 2015)
Tribal members are braving frigid temperatures as the head toward the state capitol in Madison.

Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casino
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Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casino (February 12, 2015)
The walk begins tomorrow morning at tribal headquarters in Keshena.

Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casino
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Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casino (February 11, 2015)
The march will begin on Friday in Keshena, the tribal headquarters.

Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Menominee Nation casino bid
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Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Menominee Nation casino bid (February 6, 2015)
The Menominee are right to challenge the Walker administration’s interpretation of the compact, and they deserve support from local leaders.

Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casino
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Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casino (February 5, 2015)
The final deadline on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha is February 19.

Menominee Nation leader cried after governor killed casino bid
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Menominee Nation leader cried after governor killed casino bid (February 4, 2015)
The tribe was hopeful for approval of the $800 million casino in Kenosha after some legal and policy issues were resolved favorably.

Menominee Nation won't give up on off-reservation gaming plan
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Menominee Nation won't give up on off-reservation gaming plan (January 30, 2015)
Vice Chair Crystal Chapman-Chevalier said the governor made the the 'wrong decision' on the casino.

Governor won't rethink Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Governor won't rethink Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (January 29, 2015)
A bipartisan group of lawmakers asked Gov. Scott Walker (R) to give the project a second chance.

Opinion: Decision on Menominee Nation casino makes no sense
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Opinion: Decision on Menominee Nation casino makes no sense (January 28, 2015)
Gov. Scott Walker (R) seems to have caved to pressure from evangelicals in Iowa.

Editorial: Presidential politics derailed off-reservation casino bid
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Editorial: Presidential politics derailed off-reservation casino bid (January 27, 2015)
To understand how Illinois dodged a large fiscal musket bullet shaped like a roulette ball, you’d have to understand what Wisconsin Gov. Scott “Scooter” Walker wants more than anything else.

Governor rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming plan
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Governor rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming plan (January 23, 2015)
The Menominees blamed a rival tribe and the governor's presidential aspirations for the negative decision.

Turtle Talk: Gaming compact cases are extremely difficult to win
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Turtle Talk: Gaming compact cases are extremely difficult to win (January 23, 2015)
The decision to disapprove the compact strikes me as consistent with its approach in recent years to limit the scope of these types of agreements.

Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compact
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Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compact (January 22, 2015)
An answer could come before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) makes a decision on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sues BIA over rejected compact
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Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sues BIA over rejected compact (January 22, 2015)
The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Washington, D.C.

Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casino (January 21, 2015)
The tribe says it will share $1 billion with the state over 25 years.

Menominee Nation still negotiating off-reservation casino deal
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Menominee Nation still negotiating off-reservation casino deal (January 20, 2015)
A new Class III compact could be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs this week.

Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (January 19, 2015)
The casino could affect the presidential ambitions of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation seeks meeting for off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation seeks meeting for off-reservation casino (January 14, 2015)
Gov. Scott Walker (R) has indicated he will wait until February 19 to announce a decision.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to sue BIA over gaming deal
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Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to sue BIA over gaming deal (January 13, 2015)
The tribe believes it must be compensated for losses from a rival casino.

BIA rejects Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's gaming compact
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BIA rejects Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's gaming compact (January 12, 2015)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the deal went against the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Editorial: Reject off-reservation casino for Menominee Nation
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Editorial: Reject off-reservation casino for Menominee Nation (January 9, 2015)
Our state’s gambling market is already saturated, according to university research.

BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expected
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BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expected (January 7, 2015)
The decision will help Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) determine whether to approve an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation.

Decision looms on Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming bid
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Decision looms on Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming bid (January 6, 2015)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) faces a February 19 deadline to make a decision.

Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rally
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Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rally (December 19, 2014)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has until February 19, 2015, to make a decision.

Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid
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Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid (December 15, 2014)
The rally takes place on Wednesday at the site of the proposed $800 million casino.

Christian group against Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Christian group against Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (December 10, 2014)
Wisconsin Family Action says Gov. Scott Walker (R) is going back on promises not to expand gaming in the state.

Editorial: Say yes to Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Editorial: Say yes to Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (December 8, 2014)
Newspaper urges Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision.

Opinion: Time to reject Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Opinion: Time to reject Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (December 5, 2014)
What's taking Gov. Scott Walker (R) so long to make a decision?

Amended Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact sent to BIA
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Amended Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact sent to BIA (December 4, 2014)
An answer is due in January 2015, a month before Gov. Scott Walker (R) plans to announce a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe wins concession in casino fight
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Forest County Potawatomi Tribe wins concession in casino fight (December 3, 2014)
The state will compensate the tribe for any losses that occur as a result of a new off-reservation casino.

Tribes at odds for Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Tribes at odds for Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (November 12, 2014)
The Forest County Potawatomi Community fears a loss of jobs and revenues if a rival casino opens only 40 miles away.

No decision soon on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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No decision soon on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (November 7, 2014)
Gov. Scott Walker (R) indicates he will wait until February 2015 to announce a decision.

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