City opposes Indian but not non-Indian gaming (March 4, 2004)

The city council in La Center, Washington, voted unanimously on Wednesday to oppose the Cowlitz Tribe's request to have 152 acres placed into trust for a casino. The council said it will inform the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the...

Voters in Calif. city approve tribal agreement (March 4, 2004)

Voters in Hesperia, California, voted 59 percent to approve an agreement with the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe that would pave the way for a casino. The tribe will give the city between $6.5 million and $6.8 million annually if a casino...

Republicans threaten to end slot machines for tribes (March 4, 2004)

Two Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are introducing a bill to force tribes to renegotiate their gaming compacts or lose their right to operate slot machines. Rep. Jim Knoblach and Sen. Tom Neuville say tribes need to share revenues with the...