Editorial: Mashantucket Tribe cuts back employee shuttle (March 25, 2010)

"Almost daily, the public witnesses reminders of how this Great Recession has irrevocably changed their lives. People used to say, "When the economy improves," ending the sentence saying what they planned to buy, invest in or splurge on. Those days...

Letter: Passamaquoddy casino not about culture, welfare (March 25, 2010)

"In response to Virginia Sands’ op-ed, “Casino would preserve culture and benefit region financially", I agree that the Passamaquoddy, who have pursued a tribal casino for 20 years now, deserve the opportunity, and that a casino would economically benefit Washington...

Opinion: United Auburn gaming revenues help community (March 25, 2010)

"A grant from California’s Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund is helping the Roseville Police Department prevent crime and keep the city safer in difficult economic times. The $34,154 grant, which was awarded last May, is helping the Roseville Police Department...

Mille Lacs attorney defends charges against former leader (March 25, 2010)

The top attorney for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe of Minnesota says the tribe cooperated with a county investigation that led to charges against former executive Melanie Benjamin. Solicitor General Rjay Brunkow said the tribe put its own case...

Eastern Cherokee council members protest Class II move (March 25, 2010)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina passed a resolution to move forward with a Class II gaming facility but two tribal council members have filed an official protest against the decision. Big Cove Rep. Teresa McCoy voted...

Seminole Tribe close to deal for Class III gaming compact (March 25, 2010)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is reportedly close to a deal for a new Class III gaming compact. The tribe will reportedly share $150 million a year for five years in exchange for exclusivity for slot machines. The tribe will...