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Houlton Band upset with failure of yet another tribal casino bill
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Houlton Band upset with failure of yet another tribal casino bill (June 25, 2015)
Chief Brenda Commander said tribes are looking at their options in the wake of another defeat at the state capitol.

Maine lawmakers kill bill to authorize tribally-operated casino
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Maine lawmakers kill bill to authorize tribally-operated casino (June 23, 2015)
The Senate blocked LD 1446 on narrow voter after it cleared the House by a wide margin.

Measure to approve tribally-operated casino advances in Maine
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Measure to approve tribally-operated casino advances in Maine (June 22, 2015)
The casino would be located in the northern part of the state and would require a county referendum.

Maine lawmakers introduce bills to authorize casinos for tribes
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Maine lawmakers introduce bills to authorize casinos for tribes (April 28, 2015)
One bill would authorize a casino for Houlton Band of Maliseet and the other would allow the Penobscot Nation to operate electronic Class II machines.

Houlton Band hopes to avoid statewide referendum on casino bid
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Houlton Band hopes to avoid statewide referendum on casino bid (April 9, 2015)
The tribe hopes to open a casino with 350 slot machines in northern Maine.

Lawmaker from Houlton Band introduces bill to authorize casino
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Lawmaker from Houlton Band introduces bill to authorize casino (April 8, 2015)
A facility with 350 slot machines in the northern part of the state could bring in $200 million a year.

Maine tribes seek inclusion in bill to study expansion of gaming
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Maine tribes seek inclusion in bill to study expansion of gaming (April 11, 2014)
Lawmakers who represent Maine tribes are seeking inclusion in a bill to study the expansion of gaming in the state.

Maine lawmakers try to revive tribal gaming bills after setback
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Maine lawmakers try to revive tribal gaming bills after setback (March 21, 2014)
The Maine House is trying to revive three tribal gaming bills that were rejected in the Senate.

Tribes lose out as Maine Senate rejects six gaming measures
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Tribes lose out as Maine Senate rejects six gaming measures (March 20, 2014)
The Maine Senate effectively killed six gaming bills on Wednesday, including three that would have benefited tribes.

Maine House approves bills to help tribes with casino projects
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Maine House approves bills to help tribes with casino projects (March 7, 2014)
The Maine House approved three bills to help tribes with gaming projects.

Tribes testify in support of expanded gaming bills in Maine
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Tribes testify in support of expanded gaming bills in Maine (January 10, 2014)
Two Maine tribes are pushing the state Legislature to approve an expansion of gaming.

MPBN: Maine tribes still looking for entry into gaming business
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MPBN: Maine tribes still looking for entry into gaming business (July 29, 2013)
Maine Public Broadcasting Network reports on the first meeting of the Commission to Develop a Competitive Bidding Process for the Operation of Additional Casinos or Slot Machines, where tribal leaders pushed for involvement in the gaming industry: Currently, there is...

Maine tribes press for expanded gaming rights
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Maine tribes press for expanded gaming rights (April 28, 2009)
The Maine Legislature is considering two bills to expand gaming options for the Passamaquoddy Tribe (Indian Township | Pleasant Point ) and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians. LD 1739 allows the Passamaquoddy Tribe to offer up to 100 slot...

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