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Supreme Court won't hear suit over fees on Oneida Nation land
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court
has brought some good news to the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin.
The village of Hobart has been trying to impose storm water management fees on land held in trust. A federal judge and the
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
said the fees constituted an impermissible tax.
The village wasn't satisfied and asked the Supreme Court to hear the case. In an
this morning, the justices refused, meaning the tribe's victories will stand.
The case is
Village of Hobart v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
7th Circuit blocks village from imposing fees on Oneida Nation
Village debates appeal after losing Oneida Nation taxation case
Oneida Nation wins lawsuit over local taxation of trust property
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