Anderson's marching orders: Avoid controversy
Wednesday, October 22, 2003

People who work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs characterize nominee Dave Anderson as a "loyal Republican with little government experience, whose marching orders will be to avoid controversy and keep things quiet," The Hartford Courant reports.

Anderson is founder of the Famous Dave's barbecue chain and the Rainforest Cafe restaurants. His business skills there are likely to bring praise.

His involvement with Indian gaming might generate some concerns, but not too many. A former partner has financial interest in decision before the agency, including the federal recognition of the Nipmuc Nation of Massachusetts.

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