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Rep. Cole seeks to add Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to funding bill
Legislation
Rep. Cole seeks to add Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to funding bill (March 12, 2018)
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) is hoping to add the controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to a must-pass spending bill.

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act in limbo as Congress returns to work
Legislation
Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act in limbo as Congress returns to work (September 8, 2016)
Tribes have seen seeking to exempt their gaming facilities from the National Labor Relations Act for more than a decade.

Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispute
Legislation | Litigation | Regulation
Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispute (July 1, 2015)
The three judges went to great lengths to explain why they were unable to side with the tribe in an unfair labor practices complaint.

Rep. McCollum vows support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
Legislation | Meetings
Rep. McCollum vows support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (June 29, 2015)
The co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus is the first prominent Democrat to announce her backing for the bill.

Appropriations bill blocks federal labor law at tribal businesses
Legislation
Appropriations bill blocks federal labor law at tribal businesses (June 22, 2015)
Efforts to shield tribal casinos from the National Labor Relations Act are stirring passions on Capitol Hill.

Republican seeks to bar  land claim exception for tribal casinos
Legislation
Republican seeks to bar land claim exception for tribal casinos (July 28, 2011)
Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pennsylvania) is proposing to bar tribes from using land claim settlements to open casinos. Dent has offered a legislative rider to H.R.2584, the Interior appropriations bill that's being considered in the House. It states that federal funds...

New version of anti-gaming amendment circulates on Capitol Hill
California | Legislation
New version of anti-gaming amendment circulates on Capitol Hill (December 2, 2010)
A new version of an anti-gaming amendment requires tribes to overcome new hurdles before opening casinos on newly acquired lands. The proposal essentially bars tribes from crossing state lines to open casinos. It requires newly acquired lands to be "within...

Controversy on gaming hindering fix to land-into-trust decision
Legislation
Controversy on gaming hindering fix to land-into-trust decision (November 30, 2010)
Concerns about gaming are holding back a fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, tribal advocates said at the recent Global Gaming Expo. The decision restricts the land-into-trust process to tribes that were "under federal jurisdiction"...

NIGA opposes amendment to restrict land-into-trust for gaming
Legislation
NIGA opposes amendment to restrict land-into-trust for gaming (November 19, 2010)
The National Indian Gaming Association is opposing a proposal that would effectively stop tribes from gaming on newly acquired trust lands. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), the chair of the Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, has developed an amendment that affects Section...

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