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Second county approves land agreement with Oneida Nation

A landmark agreement between the Oneida Nation and the state of New York made it through a second county today.

The Madison County Board of Supervisors voted to accept the deal. The county will drop litigation over the tribe's land-into-trust application and taxation of tribal-owned properties.

Officials in Oneida Country accepted the agreement on Tuesday.

Get the Story:
Madison County approves Oneida nation-New York land, taxes agreement (The Syracuse Post-Standard 5/30)
Madison County passes agreement with Oneida Nation (The Utica Observer-Dispatch 5/30)
Madison County Board of Supervisors approves Oneida Nation agreement (YNN 5/30)
Another hurdle passed to make way for Oneida Nation land claim deal (WKTV 5/30)

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