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Federal judge's son interns for lawmaker fighting Kialegee casino

The son of the federal judge who barred the Kialegee Tribal Town from engaging in gaming on an Indian allotment is now working for Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), who has been fighting the casino.

Ben Frizzell is a summer intern in Sullivan's Washington, D.C., office. His appointment was announced in a Facebook post on June 21, about a month after his father blocked the tribe from opening the Red Clay Casino.

Sullivan has introduced H.R.4033, the Giving Local Communities a Voice in Tribal Gaming Act. The bill gives local governments the ability to veto Class III gaming facilities even if the state has agreed to a Class III gaming compact.

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