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Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casinoFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino
Posted: April 19, 2017
The lawsuit accuses Wisconsin of violating Class III gaming agreements and the Ho-Chunk Nation of engaging in illegal gaming.

Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in WisconsinFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin
Posted: March 8, 2017
A $33 million expansion project has led to a dispute with another tribe.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in WisconsinFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin
Posted: March 7, 2017
Another tribe's casino expansion project is triggering a Class III gaming compact dispute.

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansionFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion
Posted: October 20, 2016
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion projectFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project
Posted: October 19, 2016
A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case
Posted: April 19, 2016
The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP raceFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race
Posted: September 23, 2015
Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaignFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign
Posted: September 22, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) dropped out of the race barely two months after announcing his bid for the White House.

Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino workFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work
Posted: August 20, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, hired an out-of-state firm because he said he needed help making a decision on the Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino bid.

Former Menominee Nation off-reservation casino site for saleFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Former Menominee Nation off-reservation casino site for sale
Posted: August 19, 2015
The tribe's dreams of a Hard Rock Casino were dashed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, earlier this year.

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential raceFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | New York | Public Relations
American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race
Posted: August 12, 2015
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.

Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaignFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign
Posted: July 14, 2015
Tribal leaders believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) rejected the $800 million casino because he was thinking about his presidential race.

BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compactFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact
Posted: March 30, 2015
Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

Ho-Chunk Nation hails movement on off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Compacts
Ho-Chunk Nation hails movement on off-reservation casino bid
Posted: March 20, 2015
The tribe believes the Bureau of Indian Affairs has restarted work on the application.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to stateFiled Under: Compacts
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to state
Posted: March 11, 2015
The money was being withheld in a dispute over a rival off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Wrong call on Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Wrong call on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
Posted: March 9, 2015
The Menominee are our fellow Wisconsinites, they are our brothers and sisters; when opportunity is taken from them it is taken from all of us.

Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in IllinoisFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in Illinois
Posted: March 6, 2015
Chairman Gary Besaw said the tribe is considering all of its options.

Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casino
Posted: February 20, 2015
The tribe hasn't announced a decision but a law professor believes a case could be made in federal and state court.

Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino
Posted: February 19, 2015
More than 400 supporters stood by at the State Capitol as Chairman Gary Besaw was turned away from the office of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino
Posted: February 17, 2015
An offer to fund a new stadium was linked to the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino in Beloit.

Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino supportFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino support
Posted: February 13, 2015
Tribal members are braving frigid temperatures as the head toward the state capitol in Madison.

Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casino
Posted: February 12, 2015
The walk begins tomorrow morning at tribal headquarters in Keshena.

Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casino
Posted: February 11, 2015
The march will begin on Friday in Keshena, the tribal headquarters.

Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Menominee Nation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Menominee Nation casino bid
Posted: February 6, 2015
The Menominee are right to challenge the Walker administration’s interpretation of the compact, and they deserve support from local leaders.

Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casino
Posted: February 5, 2015
The final deadline on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha is February 19.

Menominee Nation leader cried after governor killed casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation leader cried after governor killed casino bid
Posted: February 4, 2015
The tribe was hopeful for approval of the $800 million casino in Kenosha after some legal and policy issues were resolved favorably.

Menominee Nation won't give up on off-reservation gaming planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation won't give up on off-reservation gaming plan
Posted: January 30, 2015
Vice Chair Crystal Chapman-Chevalier said the governor made the the 'wrong decision' on the casino.

Governor won't rethink Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Governor won't rethink Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
Posted: January 29, 2015
A bipartisan group of lawmakers asked Gov. Scott Walker (R) to give the project a second chance.

Editorial: Approve off-reservation casino for Ho-Chunk NationFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Approve off-reservation casino for Ho-Chunk Nation
Posted: January 28, 2015
The Ho-Chunk say they would invest upward of $200 million in the complex. It would create hundreds of construction jobs and between 1,000 and 2,000 permanent jobs.

Opinion: Decision on Menominee Nation casino makes no senseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Decision on Menominee Nation casino makes no sense
Posted: January 28, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker (R) seems to have caved to pressure from evangelicals in Iowa.

Ho-Chunk Nation's gaming compact authorizes another facilityFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Ho-Chunk Nation's gaming compact authorizes another facility
Posted: January 27, 2015
The tribe hopes its fourth Class III facility will be located in Beloit.

Editorial: Presidential politics derailed off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Presidential politics derailed off-reservation casino bid
Posted: January 27, 2015
To understand how Illinois dodged a large fiscal musket bullet shaped like a roulette ball, you’d have to understand what Wisconsin Gov. Scott “Scooter” Walker wants more than anything else.

Governor rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming planFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Governor rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming plan
Posted: January 23, 2015
The Menominees blamed a rival tribe and the governor's presidential aspirations for the negative decision.

Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compactFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compact
Posted: January 22, 2015
An answer could come before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) makes a decision on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sues BIA over rejected compactFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sues BIA over rejected compact
Posted: January 22, 2015
The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Washington, D.C.

Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casino
Posted: January 21, 2015
The tribe says it will share $1 billion with the state over 25 years.

Menominee Nation still negotiating off-reservation casino dealFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation still negotiating off-reservation casino deal
Posted: January 20, 2015
A new Class III compact could be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs this week.

Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
Posted: January 19, 2015
The casino could affect the presidential ambitions of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation seeks meeting for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation seeks meeting for off-reservation casino
Posted: January 14, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker (R) has indicated he will wait until February 19 to announce a decision.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to sue BIA over gaming dealFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to sue BIA over gaming deal
Posted: January 13, 2015
The tribe believes it must be compensated for losses from a rival casino.

BIA rejects Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's gaming compactFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA rejects Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's gaming compact
Posted: January 12, 2015
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the deal went against the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Editorial: Reject off-reservation casino for Menominee NationFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Reject off-reservation casino for Menominee Nation
Posted: January 9, 2015
Our state’s gambling market is already saturated, according to university research.

BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expectedFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expected
Posted: January 7, 2015
The decision will help Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) determine whether to approve an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation.

Decision looms on Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Decision looms on Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming bid
Posted: January 6, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) faces a February 19 deadline to make a decision.

Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rallyFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rally
Posted: December 19, 2014
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has until February 19, 2015, to make a decision.

Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid
Posted: December 15, 2014
The rally takes place on Wednesday at the site of the proposed $800 million casino.

Christian group against Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Christian group against Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
Posted: December 10, 2014
Wisconsin Family Action says Gov. Scott Walker (R) is going back on promises not to expand gaming in the state.

Editorial: Say yes to Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Say yes to Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
Posted: December 8, 2014
Newspaper urges Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision.

Opinion: Time to reject Menominee Nation off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Time to reject Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
Posted: December 5, 2014
What's taking Gov. Scott Walker (R) so long to make a decision?

Amended Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact sent to BIAFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Amended Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact sent to BIA
Posted: December 4, 2014
An answer is due in January 2015, a month before Gov. Scott Walker (R) plans to announce a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

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