Time running out on Catawba Nation gaming bill

Time running out on Catawba Nation gaming bill (May 24, 2004)

Lawmakers in South Carolina have until June 3 to act on the Catawba Nation's gaming proposal or face a lawsuit that state officials say the tribe will win. The tribe wants to open a high-stakes bingo hall off the reservation....

Wisconsin Republicans said to eye tribal donations

Wisconsin Republicans said to eye tribal donations (May 24, 2004)

Some Wisconsin Republicans pushed for a bigger role in Indian gaming compacts because they want tribal contributions, former Republican governor Scott McCallum said. McCallum told The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that tribes offered to contribute money to his campaign if he...

Some Wisconsin tribes not ready to sign new deal

Some Wisconsin tribes not ready to sign new deal (May 24, 2004)

Representatives of nine Wisconsin tribes met with Gov. Jim Doyle (D) on Friday to discuss gaming compacts that were invalidated by the state Supreme Court. Doyle is eager to sign new deals that will pass legal muster. But some tribal...

Column: High court played politics with gaming

Column: High court played politics with gaming (May 24, 2004)

"Now a partisan Republican majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court has sided with the Republican leaders of the Assembly and the state Senate to kill Indian gambling compacts negotiated by Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle that threatened to pour hundreds of...

Editorial: Lawmakers need final say on gaming deals

Editorial: Lawmakers need final say on gaming deals (May 24, 2004)

"Everyone's a hypocrite" when it comes to the debate over Indian gaming compacts, The Wisconsin State Journal says. Tribes, Democrats, Republicans and other "capitol connivers" have put their own spin on a court ruling that struck down the first...

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