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Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Opinion: Navajo Nation enacts 'sin tax' on unhealthy products (03/27)
The Navajos passed a 2 percent sales tax on pastries, chips, soda, desserts, fried foods, sweetened beverages, and other products with 'minimal-to-no-nutritional value.'

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Huge tax advantages for marijuana in Indian Country (03/23)
Native American tribes are poised to move into the lucrative legal marijuana businesses.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Jay Daniels: States still trying to take Indian land and money (03/23)
It would probably be in our best interest to not close our eyes when negotiating with lawyers and politicians.

Filed Under: Law
Pair accused of stealing tribal members' identities to buy cars (03/19)
The couple avoided paying state and local taxes by claiming the vehicles were purchased by tribal members.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Politics
Bill seeks to make Indian Coal Production Tax Credit permanent (03/13)
The Crow Tribe supports the tax credit, which expired in December 2014 without action from Congress.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Long-term solution needed in Cayuga Nation tax feud (03/11)
We're glad to see our representatives pushing for state funds to help offset the loss of property taxes Cayuga County should be getting from the Cayuga Indian Nation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement (03/11)
A housing development, winery and a resort are in the works in Sonoma County.

Filed Under: Trust
Lytton Band enters into land-into-trust agreement with county (03/10)
The tribe has agreed to an up-front payment of $6.1 million and to make payments in lieu of property taxes on trust lands.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law (03/10)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions involving tribal interests in Nebraska, Washington and New York and beyond.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't hear Yakama Nation treaty tobacco case (03/10)
The tribe argued that its treaty was interpreted without considering all of the evidence of the facts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Omaha Tribe welcomes denial of rehearing in boundary lawsuit (03/02)
The non-Indian plaintiffs can now pursue an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Indian tobacco company rebuffed in another dispute with state (03/02)
Native Wholesale Supply Company has lost battles with Oklahoma, California and Idaho.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Northern Arapaho Tribe asks judge to block health care rules (02/13)
The tribe faces $1.5 million tax penalties if it does not provide insurance to employees.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Use tribal tax revenues for Oklahoma Indian museum (02/06)
Of the $80 million needed to finish the project, $40 million in private funding has been pledged if the state comes up with the remaining $40 million.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Indian Country saw positive developments in 2014 (02/04)
From the favorable Supreme Court decision in the Bay Mills case through the issuance by the U.S. Attorney General of principles for working with tribes, the year started and ended with key legal advancements for tribal interests.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
IRS placed $664K in tax liens on leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (01/23)
An attorney for the tribe said the issue, dating back to 1994, has been resolved.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Trust
City rejects Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment petition (01/22)
Supporters of the tribe appeared to outnumber opponents but city officials deadlocked on the tribe's request.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
City sets hearing on Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment (01/20)
The tribe wants a formal declaration that its trust lands do not fall under local jurisdiction.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Claiming the Indian tax exemption for health care (01/20)
The claim that Indians do not generally have to pay federal taxes is a load of hooey, but few of us have not heard it.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case (01/13)
The tribe sought a refund for gasoline taxes paid to the state.

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