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(04/30)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee took up the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act as a federal appeals court was hearing a closely-watched case involving a Michigan tribe.

(04/30)

The ruling is a complete victory for the tribe over the status of machines that were installed at a facility in Madison, Wisconsin.

(04/28)

The Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort has been delayed by litigation but construction could start later this year with union hands.

(04/28)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the state in a dispute over a proposed amendment to the Class III gaming compact.

(04/27)

The National Labor Relations Board has slowly asserted jurisdiction over tribal gaming facilities across Indian Country.

(04/27)

Consideration of the Keep the Promise Act comes as the Congressional Budget Office warns that the federal government could be on the hook for $1 billion or more if the tribe wins a case in court.

(04/24)

At least one top lawmaker doesn't believe the state can stop the tribe from opening a casino if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves a land-into-trust application for a 166-acre site in South Bend.

(04/21)

Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.

(04/20)

Someone needed to stand up for the principle of the people's vote in 2002 authorizing tribal gambling compacts.

(04/20)

The tribe says the Nooksack River Casino has been operating at a loss and is $2 million in the hole.

(04/20)

Andrina Charles claims she was promised the payments after she had been banished from the tribe following a crime conviction.

(04/20)

The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of the state but Gov. Susana Martinez (R) won't come to the table.

(04/17)

Individual tribal leaders, including Chairman John Berrey, have been added to the state's lawsuit as defendants.

(04/15)

The city of Duluth has demanded $2 million a year, a figure that the tribe won't accept.

(04/15)

Rock band Candlebox said it was promised $400,000 for a reunion tour but never saw any money.

(04/14)

The 14 defendants who have been charged for a confrontation at the casino are each seeking more than $1 million from Madera County.

(04/10)

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vetoed a bill that would have repealed betting on historical horse races but some say he waited too long to take action.

(04/09)

Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe's reservation is indeed a reservation despite claims from an opposition group.

(04/08)

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals determined that a former employee can't sue under the Civil Rights Act or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

(04/08)

An opposition group claims the casino site was never placed in trust and is not part of the tribe's reservation.

(04/06)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

(04/03)

The state won't negotiate another Class III gaming compact so the tribe is in federal court in hopes of compelling talks.

(04/02)

The city of Duluth keeps on fighting despite losing a series of lawsuits affecting the Fond-du-Luth Casino.

(04/01)

The tribe must return to state court to determine the fate of gaming machines seized from an operation that was shut down by local authorities.

(04/01)

This time the city lost a lawsuit that was filed against the National Indian Gaming Commission.

(04/01)

Anywhere from 30,000 to 150,000 slot machines known as eight-liners are being offered around the state.

(03/31)

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) has refused to enter into negotiations and it appears the tribe can do little to force her to come to the table.

(03/27)

The tribe dropped plans to build a casino on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is trying to keep the dispute alive by asking the justices to review a case that's very similar to one they recently decided.

(03/26)

The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of New Mexico that it wants to use for gaming.

(03/24)

Florida should not become another Nevada with gambling casinos strung across the state, but that's the possible scenario with pending legislation in Tallahassee.

(03/23)

The Art Deco facade and interior are being replaced, nearly 30 years after the facility opened in 1986.

(03/23)

Chairman Bill Iyall believes opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- have lost the war.

(03/19)

The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.

(03/18)

The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.

(03/17)

The tribe is down to about 900 members and critics say one leader wants to cut the rolls even further.

(03/16)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe are currently barred from gaming on their reservations.

(03/13)

The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.

(03/12)

Absent the settlement agreement, the tribe would be free to develop its lands as it sees fit.

(03/10)

Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.

(03/10)

The state claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming if it was placed in trust.

(03/05)

The Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the law that authorized table games at a non-Indian facility.

(03/04)

The tribe plans to build a Class II facility on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

(03/04)

The tribe filed the land-into-trust application after gaining federal recognition in 2000.

(03/03)

The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation but the state is objecting.

(03/02)

Gov. Susana Martinez (R) refuses to negotiate a deal with the tribe.

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