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Rep. Sullivan, Kialegee casino foe, loses Republican nomination

Rep. Sullivan, Kialegee casino foe, loses Republican nomination (June 27, 2012)

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) won't be able to fight the Kialegee Tribal Town from the halls of Congress much longer. Sullivan lost the Republican nomination for Oklahoma's First Congressional district to newcomer Jim Bridenstine. Sullivan has served five terms in...

Rep. Sullivan denies link between gaming battle and judge's son

Rep. Sullivan denies link between gaming battle and judge's son (June 26, 2012)

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), center, with his Washington, D.C., interns. Ben Frizzell, the son of Judge Gregory Frizzell, is on the far right. Photo from Sullivan's Facebook page. Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) said there's no connection between his battle...

Federal judge's son   interns for lawmaker fighting  Kialegee casino

Federal judge's son interns for lawmaker fighting Kialegee casino (June 25, 2012)

The son of the federal judge who barred the Kialegee Tribal Town from engaging in gaming on an Indian allotment is now working for Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), who has been fighting the casino. Ben Frizzell is a summer intern...

Rep. Sullivan introduces anti-Indian measure to block casinos

Rep. Sullivan introduces anti-Indian measure to block casinos (February 16, 2012)

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) introduced H.R.4033, the Giving Local Communities a Voice in Tribal Gaming Act, on Wednesday. The bill allows local governments the ability to veto Class III gaming facilities even if the state has agreed to a Class...

Echo Hawk says BIA is still reviewing Kialegee casino project

Echo Hawk says BIA is still reviewing Kialegee casino project (February 14, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs continues to review the Kialegee Tribal Town casino, Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk said in a letter to two lawmakers who are upset about the project. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma)...

Churches hold 'prayer walk' against Kialegee   casino project

Churches hold 'prayer walk' against Kialegee casino project (February 6, 2012)

Several hundred people participated in a "prayer walk" against the Kialegee Tribal Town casino in Oklahoma. Participants walked to an Indian allotment where the tribe is building the Red Clay Casino. They were asked to pray "For the good of...

NIGC  chair issues letter on Kialegee Tribal Tribe's gaming site

NIGC chair issues letter on Kialegee Tribal Tribe's gaming site (January 20, 2012)

Tracie Stevens, the chairwoman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, says her agency continues to review the legality of the Kialegee Tribal Town casino in Oklahoma. In a letter to Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), she said the site where the...

NIGC pressed to make ruling on Kialegee Tribal Town casino

NIGC pressed to make ruling on Kialegee Tribal Town casino (January 19, 2012)

Tracie Stevens, the chairwoman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, met with Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), an opponent of the Kialegee Tribal Town casino, on Wednesday. Stevens didn't comment on the substance of the meeting, which took place in Washington,...

Editorial: Kialegee Tribal Town casino battle headed to court

Editorial: Kialegee Tribal Town casino battle headed to court (January 16, 2012)

"If anyone can predict what's going to happen next in the confusing, acrimonious debate surrounding a proposed Indian casino in Broken Arrow, please step forward. More than 1,300 people, most of them knuckle-popping mad, turned out to voice opposition Thursday...

Opponents seek Congressional action over Kialegee casino

Opponents seek Congressional action over Kialegee casino (January 13, 2012)

Gaming opponents are looking to Congress to block the Kialegee Tribal Town from opening a casino on an Indian allotment near Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Upwards of 800 people attended a forum at a church last night to discuss the Red...

Public meeting scheduled over Kialegee Tribal Town's casino

Public meeting scheduled over Kialegee Tribal Town's casino (January 11, 2012)

A group called Broken Arrow Citizens Against Neighborhood Gaming is hosting a public forum tomorrow to discuss opposition to the Kialegee Tribal Town casino in Oklahoma. Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) is scheduled to speak. He opposes the Red Clay Casino...