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Republican leader agrees with tribes in gaming compact dispute

Republican leader agrees with tribes in gaming compact dispute (January 29, 2020)

A key Republican lawmaker is siding with tribes in an ongoing Class III gaming compact dispute in Oklahoma.

Tribes sue Oklahoma governor to protect Class III gaming rights

Tribes sue Oklahoma governor to protect Class III gaming rights (January 6, 2020)

The Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, the Choctaw Nation are suing the Republican governor of Oklahoma as a gaming impasse enters the new year.

Oklahoma governor stands alone in tribal gaming compact negotiations

Oklahoma governor stands alone in tribal gaming compact negotiations (December 18, 2019)

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is growing increasingly isolated as he continues to demand a larger share of gaming revenues from tribes.

Oklahoma turns to private law firm for help with tribal gaming compacts

Oklahoma turns to private law firm for help with tribal gaming compacts (September 16, 2019)

The state of Oklahoma is relying on outside legal expertise as it seeks to negotiate new Class III gaming compacts with tribes despite major disagreements about the upcoming talks.

National Indian Gaming Commission creates new rural position

National Indian Gaming Commission creates new rural position (November 9, 2015)

Susan Waukon, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, is the agency's first Rural Outreach Coordinator.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe aims to start casino work next year

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe aims to start casino work next year (September 21, 2015)

Approval of the land-into-trust application took eight years and the tribe is eager to start work on the first Indian gaming facility in Massachusetts.

Lawmakers show support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

Lawmakers show support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (July 22, 2015)

Members of both parties endorse labor measure at National Indian Gaming Association legislative summit in Washington, D.C.

Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing

Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing (July 21, 2015)

Jonodev Chaudhuri is making his first Capitol Hill appearance since becoming chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to look at tribal gaming industry

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to look at tribal gaming industry (July 13, 2015)

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), the chairman of the panel, hasn't focused much on the $27 billion industry but that will be changing next week.

BIA approves Class III gaming compacts for 27 Washington tribes

BIA approves Class III gaming compacts for 27 Washington tribes (June 4, 2015)

Nearly every tribe in the state signed onto the deal, which paves the way for the addition of more gaming devices at their facilities.

GAO releases report into regulation of $28B tribal casino industry

GAO releases report into regulation of $28B tribal casino industry (June 3, 2015)

The report does not contain any major bombshells or reveal any significant controversies but it provides some key information about Class III gaming compacts.

Dave Palermo: GAO review of tribal gaming expected this year

Dave Palermo: GAO review of tribal gaming expected this year (October 7, 2014)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is concerned about federal regulation of the $28 billion industry.

Audio: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on gaming

Audio: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on gaming (July 23, 2014)

The hearing focused on federal oversight, tribal benefits and a controversial off-reservation casino in Arizona.