Column: Gaming is coming to Massachusetts (June 4, 2007)

"While Rhode Islanders pushed casino gambling away by soundly defeating a ballot proposal by the Narragansett Indians and Harrah’s Entertainment to build a complex in West Warwick, Massachusetts is moving toward legalized gambling. If I had to bet, I’d...

Editorial: Unions are infiltrating tribal casinos (June 4, 2007)

"Employees everywhere are feeling the pinch of the increased cost of doing business in America. So it is not surprising that the United Auto Workers and other unions are organizing workers at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Almost since the casino opened...

Opinion: Ignorance and bliss on California gaming (June 4, 2007)

"Whoever coined the phrase "Ignorance is bliss" must have been talking about the 35 million Californians trusting that their elected officials are actually doing their jobs with respect to gambling casinos run by Indian tribes in our state. "Bliss" is...

Editorial: Cowlitz Tribe in the wrong place (June 4, 2007)

"According to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act passed by Congress in 1988, tribal casinos are meant to serve as "a means of promoting tribal economic development, self-sufficiency and strong tribal governments." That is a noble purpose. It's also why many...