Navajo Nation gaming referendum up in air (August 4, 2004)

Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. has not acted on a referendum that would allow gambling on the reservation. The Navajo Nation Council passed the referendum by a 59-12 vote on July 23. If approved by voters, it would allow...

Rhode Island town endorses tribal casino bid (August 4, 2004)

The West Warwick town council voted 4-1 to endorse the Narragansett Tribe's casino initiative after two hours of heated debate, The Providence Journal reports. The town's approval was needed before the initiative was placed on the November ballot. Residents at...

Schwarzenegger, tribe headed to court on gaming (August 4, 2004)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) will be in court tomorrow to argue over the tribe's gaming initiative. Proposition 70 would allow more slot machines at casinos. In exchange, tribes would share 8.84 percent...