Editorial: Embrace benefits of Indian gaming (August 6, 2007)

"Funny how a little competition can make an issue look different. July 28, the people of Middleboro, Mass., approved an agreement with the Mashpee Wampanoags to build a $1 billion casino in their town. In return, Middleboro gets about $250...

Opinion: Support compact for Gun Lake Tribe (August 6, 2007)

"Federal law dictates that Indian tribes have the right to operate gaming as a means of economic development in states where such gaming is allowed for any purpose, by any person, organization or entity. The Gun Lake Band is undisputedly...

Column: Casino out of the gate in Massachusetts (August 6, 2007)

"I was resting easy, thinking repeated efforts to make the Bay State a Biloxi North were just the serenades of gamblers and tax foes. Then came the Wampanoags to Middleborough and we're off to the races, as they say. It's...

Opinion: Gaming won't solve Florida's problems (August 6, 2007)

"The U.S. Interior Department has told Gov. Charlie Crist's office the state has until mid-August to reach a compact with the Florida Seminole Tribe regarding expanded gambling at their six casinos. Tribes that sign compacts agree to some type of...

Kempthorne pressed for ruling on Mohawk casino (August 6, 2007)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) want to meet Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to discuss the tribe's off-reservation casino proposal. The tribe wants to open a casino in the Catskills, more than 500 miles from...