Letter: Tribal casino remains best option in Massachusetts (December 15, 2011)

"When people talk about casinos, you must remember 95 percent of all tribes in this country have always put their money back into the states, cities and towns. They were whalers, fishermen, landowners and business people, and always, for 10,000...

Editorial: Off-reservation casino needs community support (December 15, 2011)

"We respect the sovereignty of American Indian lands. But we also believe tribes should respect the wishes and policies of local residents. One such conflict is playing out in Joshua Tree, where the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians is...

Jim Billie: Seminole Tribe gaming enterprise clear and free (December 15, 2011)

"We are more than a little surprised at a recent news story about Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and her comments regarding “money laundering” at the Seminole Tribe’s Hard Rock Casino in Tampa. In an article published around the world...

Legal Brief: Supreme Court accepts tribal land gaming case (December 15, 2011)

"What happened? The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to jointly hear two petitions over a decision by the federal government to take the Bradley Tract, a parcel of Indian-owned land in Michigan, into trust. The petitions were brought by...