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Tribes continue to share gaming revenues in Oklahoma despite dispute with governor

Tribes continue to share gaming revenues in Oklahoma despite dispute with governor (March 9, 2020)

Tribes in Oklahoma continue to share Class III gaming revenues with the state even though the Republican governor claims their agreements expired on January 1.

Oklahoma governor won't let Indian ancestry doubts derail gaming dispute

Oklahoma governor won't let Indian ancestry doubts derail gaming dispute (March 2, 2020)

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation but the tribe once tried to remove his ancestors from their rolls.

'I don't think he can spell sovereignty': Oklahoma governor faces fire in high-profile gaming dispute

'I don't think he can spell sovereignty': Oklahoma governor faces fire in high-profile gaming dispute (February 20, 2020)

Tribal leaders ripped Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) to shreds in a blockbuster story that raises significant doubts about the Cherokee ancestry of the state's top executive.

NCAI stands with tribes in high-profile gaming dispute in Oklahoma

NCAI stands with tribes in high-profile gaming dispute in Oklahoma (February 18, 2020)

The National Congress of American Indians is throwing its weight behind tribes in Oklahoma as they deal with one of the greatest threats to their sovereignty.

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.

Kevin Stitt: Tribes must share more gaming revenues with Oklahoma

Kevin Stitt: Tribes must share more gaming revenues with Oklahoma (January 27, 2020)

The Native American governor of Oklahoma took office a year ago. His relationship with tribes hasn't been the greatest.

Oklahoma's gaming fight is about people’s lives

Oklahoma's gaming fight is about people’s lives (January 14, 2020)

According to the U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics, about 1,900 Oklahomans earn their living as Class III gaming dealers.

John Berrey: Oklahoma governor threatens tribal economies

John Berrey: Oklahoma governor threatens tribal economies (January 1, 2020)

The Oklahoma governor’s actions have begun threatening the stability of tribal gaming, and thereby the revenue bases of tribal governments and the countless gaming industry jobs across the state that provide livelihoods to Oklahomans.

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 governor threatens tribes with non-Indian gaming

Oklahoma governor threatens tribes with non-Indian gaming (December 11, 2019)

Gov. Kevin Stitt (R), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is threatening to bring non-Indian casinos to Oklahoma if tribes don't agree to his demands.

Deadline approaches in tribal gaming compact dispute in Oklahoma

Deadline approaches in tribal gaming compact dispute in Oklahoma (December 4, 2019)

Do Oklahoma's Class III gaming compacts expire at the end of the month? Tribes might soon find out.

Tribes and state of Oklahoma remain far apart when it comes to gaming

Tribes and state of Oklahoma remain far apart when it comes to gaming (October 29, 2019)

Tribes have already shared over $1.2 billion in gaming revenues with Oklahoma but the state wants a lot more.

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.

Editorial: Oklahoma governor right to demand more revenues from tribes

Editorial: Oklahoma governor right to demand more revenues from tribes (September 3, 2019)

Should tribes share more of their gaming revenues with the state of Oklahoma? One newspaper says yes.

Senate panel moves quickly on Trump nominee for National Indian Gaming Commission

Senate panel moves quickly on Trump nominee for National Indian Gaming Commission (July 29, 2019)

Sequoyah Simermeyer is well on his way to becoming the first Republican-chosen leader of the National Indian Gaming Commission in more than a decade.

Bill John Baker: Tribal governments ensure Oklahoma’s success

Bill John Baker: Tribal governments ensure Oklahoma’s success (July 25, 2019)

Decades before statehood, tribes built Oklahoma’s first modern infrastructure and institutions.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Battle brews over gaming compacts

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Battle brews over gaming compacts (July 15, 2019)

Tribes have already shared more than $1.2 billion in gaming revenues with the state of Oklahoma and the new governor wants more.