Growing efforts against off-reservation casinos (March 7, 2005)

Efforts in California are growing against off-reservation casinos. The Fresno County Board of Supervisors is being asked to oppose any off-reservation casino in the county. The effort is seen as a criticism of an off-reservation proposal in Madera County. Seperately,...

Gov. Bush campaigns against slot machine initiative (March 7, 2005)

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) campaigned against a slot machine initiative on the ballot in two counties tomorrow. Bush said gaming is not good for communities. "It limits our aspirations and defines us in a way that we should not...

California tribe considers off-reservation casino (March 7, 2005)

Another California tribe is considering an off-reservation casino. The Manzanita Band of Kumeyaay Indians is proposing a hotel and casino in the city of Calexico. But before the tribe moves forward, the city will hold a non-binding referendum to gauge...

Editorial: Go slow on Pawlenty's urban casino deal (March 7, 2005)

"Judy Roy, tribal secretary of the Red Lake Nation, confessed to a certain "heaviness of heart" Friday as she helped announce a casino partnership agreement with Gov. Tim Pawlenty. She welcomed the possibility that, after 16 years of Indian gaming...

Editorial: State-tribal casino deal moving 'too fast' (March 7, 2005)

"Gov. Tim Pawlenty and leaders of three Indian tribes announced plans for a metro-area casino Friday. The state and the tribes would profit about equally from the venture, the officials said. And the timeline is very aggressive. "The casino would...