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New law opens the door for distilleries in Indian Country
New law opens the door for distilleries in Indian Country (December 13, 2018)

A nearly 200-year-old ban on the manufacture of liquor on tribal lands has been repealed by Congress.


President Trump signs two more Indian Country bills into law
President Trump signs two more Indian Country bills into law (December 12, 2018)

Policies adopted during more paternalistic eras of federal Indian policy are finally coming to an end.


Congress sends two more Indian Country bills to Trump
Congress sends two more Indian Country bills to Trump (November 28, 2018)

The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.


'We still have a lot of work to do': Tribes unite as lawmakers promise action
'We still have a lot of work to do': Tribes unite as lawmakers promise action (September 13, 2018)

Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.


States win big victory with Supreme Court ruling on online taxation
States win big victory with Supreme Court ruling on online taxation (June 21, 2018)

The nation's highest court has opened the door for states to impose taxes on internet sales, a major development that further encroaches on tribal efforts to expand their economies.


Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gains steam
Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gains steam (June 18, 2018)

Bipartisan efforts to repeal an outdated ban on distilleries in Indian Country continue to gain momentum on Capitol Hill.


Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gets first hearing
Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gets first hearing (April 23, 2018)

A bill that repeals a remnant of a more paternalistic era in federal Indian policy is getting its first airing on Capitol Hill.


New bill repeals old prohibition on distilleries in Indian Country
New bill repeals old prohibition on distilleries in Indian Country (March 19, 2018)

A vestige of a paternalistic era might finally be coming down, leading to more economic development in Indian Country.


Chairman of Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation resigns
Chairman of Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation resigns (June 1, 2017)

Don Secena just won re-election as chairman of the Chehalis Tribe but is stepping down due to health reasons.


Former housing official for Chehalis Tribe sentenced in fraud case
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Former housing official for Chehalis Tribe sentenced in fraud case (September 2, 2016)

Hector Canales admitted that he lied about his assets in order to qualify for assistance from the tribe's housing program.


Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continues
Hillary Clinton meets tribes in Washington as campaign continues (March 23, 2016)

The Democratic presidential candidate was given a name in the Lushootseed language that means 'strong woman.'


DOJ sides with Tulalip Tribes in taxation dispute in Washington
DOJ sides with Tulalip Tribes in taxation dispute in Washington (August 4, 2015)

The state and Snohomish County collect $40 million in taxes every year but the reservation doesn't see any of the benefits.


Editorial: Put end to 'futile' taxation dispute with Chehalis Tribe
Editorial: Put end to 'futile' taxation dispute with Chehalis Tribe (November 19, 2014)

Newspaper calls on Thurston County in Washington to end its long-running taxation battle with the Chehalis Tribe.


9th Circuit sides with Chehalis Tribe  in county taxation dispute
9th Circuit sides with Chehalis Tribe in county taxation dispute (July 30, 2013)

The Chehalis Tribe of Washington has won a taxation dispute that went before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.


KPLU: Officials questioned tax status of Chehalis Tribe resort
KPLU: Officials questioned tax status of Chehalis Tribe resort (May 16, 2012)

"Great Wolf Resorts is a Wisconsin-based chain of indoor water parks and hotels. Four years ago, the company expanded what it calls its “paw print” to the Northwest. It opened...


NWPR: Chehalis Tribe in mediation over business tax dispute
NWPR: Chehalis Tribe in mediation over business tax dispute (May 14, 2012)

"In 2005, the Chehalis Indian tribe in southwest Washington partnered with a Wisconsin-based water park chain to build a destination resort. The state of Washington, in turn, granted the project...


Chehalis Tribe and county enter mediation over taxation dispute
Chehalis Tribe and county enter mediation over taxation dispute (January 12, 2011)

The Chehalis Tribe and Thurston County, Washington, have entered into mediation in a taxation dispute. The tribe owns 51 percent of Great Wolf Lodge, a water park. The facility is...