Editorial: Pawlenty takes wrong approach on gaming (May 20, 2005)

"Then there is the method Pawlenty approves of for raising revenue: a casino, run jointly by the state and several Indian tribes. The governor counted on that casino for $200 million in his budget. But the money looks like it'll...

Opinion: Gaming has turned tribes on other tribes (May 20, 2005)

"Gaming is like a double-edged blade. It has helped in many positive ways to alleviate poverty with the potential for a better future for all tribal members. Casino gaming, however, is not the 'Holy Grail'for Indians. It is a good...

Eastern Shawnee Tribe pledges money, jobs in Ohio (May 20, 2005)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma says it will contribute billions to Ohio's economy and create upwards of 18,000 jobs if allowed to open several off-reservation casinos. A consultant said the tribe will invest $2 billion in the state and...

Schwarzenegger still won't talk about non-urban casino (May 20, 2005)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) won't negotiate a gaming compact with the Enterprise Rancheria even though the tribe's proposed casino is not in an "urbanized" area and has local support. In a letter [PDF] Schwarzenegger's legal secretary Peter Siggins agreed...