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Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansionFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (10/20)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion projectFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project (10/19)
A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino rulingFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling (06/09)
Off-reservation casino proposals generate a lot of controversy but they are still exceedingly rare in Indian Country.

Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case (04/19)
The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP raceFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race (09/23)
Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaignFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign (09/22)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) dropped out of the race barely two months after announcing his bid for the White House.

Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino workFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work (08/20)
Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, hired an out-of-state firm because he said he needed help making a decision on the Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino bid.

Former Menominee Nation off-reservation casino site for saleFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Former Menominee Nation off-reservation casino site for sale (08/19)
The tribe's dreams of a Hard Rock Casino were dashed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, earlier this year.

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential raceFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | New York | Public Relations
American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race (08/12)
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.

Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaignFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign (07/14)
Tribal leaders believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) rejected the $800 million casino because he was thinking about his presidential race.

BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compactFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact (03/30)
Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to stateFiled Under: Compacts
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to state (03/11)
The money was being withheld in a dispute over a rival off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Wrong call on Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Wrong call on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (03/09)
The Menominee are our fellow Wisconsinites, they are our brothers and sisters; when opportunity is taken from them it is taken from all of us.

Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in IllinoisFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in Illinois (03/06)
Chairman Gary Besaw said the tribe is considering all of its options.

Opinion: Menominee Nation might turn to tokers instead of pokerFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Menominee Nation might turn to tokers instead of poker (02/27)
If you have reservations about marijuana, then a reservation teeming with marijuana might not strike you as a good idea.

Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casino (02/20)
The tribe hasn't announced a decision but a law professor believes a case could be made in federal and state court.

Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino (02/19)
More than 400 supporters stood by at the State Capitol as Chairman Gary Besaw was turned away from the office of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino (02/17)
An offer to fund a new stadium was linked to the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino in Beloit.

Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino supportFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino support (02/13)
Tribal members are braving frigid temperatures as the head toward the state capitol in Madison.

Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casino (02/12)
The walk begins tomorrow morning at tribal headquarters in Keshena.

Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casino (02/11)
The march will begin on Friday in Keshena, the tribal headquarters.

Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Menominee Nation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Menominee Nation casino bid (02/06)
The Menominee are right to challenge the Walker administration’s interpretation of the compact, and they deserve support from local leaders.

Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casino (02/05)
The final deadline on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha is February 19.

Menominee Nation leader cried after governor killed casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation leader cried after governor killed casino bid (02/04)
The tribe was hopeful for approval of the $800 million casino in Kenosha after some legal and policy issues were resolved favorably.

Menominee Nation won't give up on off-reservation gaming planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation won't give up on off-reservation gaming plan (01/30)
Vice Chair Crystal Chapman-Chevalier said the governor made the the 'wrong decision' on the casino.

Governor won't rethink Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Governor won't rethink Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (01/29)
A bipartisan group of lawmakers asked Gov. Scott Walker (R) to give the project a second chance.

Opinion: Decision on Menominee Nation casino makes no senseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Decision on Menominee Nation casino makes no sense (01/28)
Gov. Scott Walker (R) seems to have caved to pressure from evangelicals in Iowa.

Editorial: Presidential politics derailed off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Presidential politics derailed off-reservation casino bid (01/27)
To understand how Illinois dodged a large fiscal musket bullet shaped like a roulette ball, you’d have to understand what Wisconsin Gov. Scott “Scooter” Walker wants more than anything else.

Governor rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming planFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Governor rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming plan (01/23)
The Menominees blamed a rival tribe and the governor's presidential aspirations for the negative decision.

Turtle Talk: Gaming compact cases are extremely difficult to winFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation | Opinion
Turtle Talk: Gaming compact cases are extremely difficult to win (01/23)
The decision to disapprove the compact strikes me as consistent with its approach in recent years to limit the scope of these types of agreements.

Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compactFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compact (01/22)
An answer could come before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) makes a decision on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sues BIA over rejected compactFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sues BIA over rejected compact (01/22)
The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Washington, D.C.

Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casino (01/21)
The tribe says it will share $1 billion with the state over 25 years.

Menominee Nation still negotiating off-reservation casino dealFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation still negotiating off-reservation casino deal (01/20)
A new Class III compact could be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs this week.

Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (01/19)
The casino could affect the presidential ambitions of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation seeks meeting for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation seeks meeting for off-reservation casino (01/14)
Gov. Scott Walker (R) has indicated he will wait until February 19 to announce a decision.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to sue BIA over gaming dealFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to sue BIA over gaming deal (01/13)
The tribe believes it must be compensated for losses from a rival casino.

BIA rejects Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's gaming compactFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA rejects Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's gaming compact (01/12)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the deal went against the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Editorial: Reject off-reservation casino for Menominee NationFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Reject off-reservation casino for Menominee Nation (01/09)
Our state’s gambling market is already saturated, according to university research.

BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expectedFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expected (01/07)
The decision will help Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) determine whether to approve an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation.

Decision looms on Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Decision looms on Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming bid (01/06)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) faces a February 19 deadline to make a decision.

Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rallyFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rally (12/19)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has until February 19, 2015, to make a decision.

Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid (12/15)
The rally takes place on Wednesday at the site of the proposed $800 million casino.

Christian group against Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Christian group against Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (12/10)
Wisconsin Family Action says Gov. Scott Walker (R) is going back on promises not to expand gaming in the state.

Editorial: Say yes to Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Say yes to Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (12/08)
Newspaper urges Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision.

Opinion: Time to reject Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Time to reject Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (12/05)
What's taking Gov. Scott Walker (R) so long to make a decision?

Amended Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact sent to BIAFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Amended Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact sent to BIA (12/04)
An answer is due in January 2015, a month before Gov. Scott Walker (R) plans to announce a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe wins concession in casino fightFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe wins concession in casino fight (12/03)
The state will compensate the tribe for any losses that occur as a result of a new off-reservation casino.

Tribes at odds for Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Tribes at odds for Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (11/12)
The Forest County Potawatomi Community fears a loss of jobs and revenues if a rival casino opens only 40 miles away.

No decision soon on Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
No decision soon on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (11/07)
Gov. Scott Walker (R) indicates he will wait until February 2015 to announce a decision.

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