2012 Economic Development News Stories

? ? Ohio, other lotteries fight for chance at online market (Cleveland.com) 12/29/12

? ? Navajo nation, NM gaming negotiations kept private (El Paso Times) 12/28/12

• • 2 casino tribes suing to stop Enterprise Rancheria (Appeal Democrat) 12/17/12

• • Federal court hears first arguments in complicated case over casino rights (Martha's Vineyard Gazette) 12/17/12

• • Tribe files lawsuit to stop Ala. casino expansion (UTV 44) 12/13/12

• • New Indian land leasing regulations approved (South Dakota State News) 12/7/12 (see new regulations at: 77 FR 72440-01, (PDF))

• • No law 'fix' yet for tribe (South Coast Today) 11/30/12

• • Interior Secretary Salazar finalizes reforms to streamline leasing, spur economic development on 56 million acres of American Indian trust land (ENews Park Forest) 11/27/12

• • Tribe looks to end old exile, but casino plans lead to conflict (New York Times) 11/17/12.

• • Sault tribe seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Lansing casino (Battle Creek Inquirer) 11/13/12

• • Tribes clash over gambling (The Wall Street Journal) 11/9/12

• • US Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals rules against Muscogee nation, HUD prevails in investment dispute (Indian Country Today) 11/3/12

• • Court upholds Navajo hiring rules at Ariz. mines (SF Gate) 10/26/12

• • IRS wins key legal battle as it seeks to collect millions in taxes from the Miccosukees (Miami Herald) 10/15/12

• • Pine Ridge officials propose to end alcohol prohibition to generate revenue on the reservation (Indian Country Today) 10/10/12

• • Tribe can manage Skywalk without developer (Las Vegas Review Journal) 10/5/12

• • Tribal capital improvements receive $13M from NM (CNBC) 10/2/12

• • LoCurto calls for city to rescind casino agreement with Senecas (The Buffalo News) 9/24/12

• • Indians look to Internet (Sports Techy) 9/20/12

• • EEOC approves model to help Indian tribes fight job discrimination (EEOC Press Release) 9/18/12

• • Yavapai-Apache Nation continues fight with Iipay Nation (JournalAZ.com) 9/16/12

• • Aquinnah tribe seeks role in suit (Boston Globe) 9/10/12

• • Pokagons' development plans in South Bend include casino (SouthBendTribune.com) 8/28/12

• • National Indian Gaming Association discusses Internet gambling (RecentPoker.com) 8/24/12

• •City wins summary judgment in untaxed cigarette action (New York Law Journal) 8/23/12

• • LCO Tribe warns members they may be nearing bankruptcy (HaywardWI.com) 8/22/12

• • Poarch Creeks should reconsider digging up graves to build a casino (Indian Country Today) 8/20/12

• • IRS asked to treat tribal commercial activities as government activities (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business) 8/17/12

• • Senator urges state to honor gambling compact with Senecas (BuffaloNews.com) 8/17/12

• • Moapa Paiutes find solar solution amid coal ash plague (Indian Country Today) 8/17/12

• • Indian tribes fear online gambling bill (SFGate) 8/04/12

• • Appeals court reinstates case against tribal preference (South CoastToday) 8/02/12

• • Appeals court keeps Mass. casino lawsuit alive (CNBC) 8/03/12

• • At crossroads for tourists, one of nation?s poorest Indian tribes [Oglala Sioux] debates development (Washington Post) 8/01/12

• • Tribe celebrates 'victorious day' as Senate ratifies casino compact (SouthCoastToday) 7/27/12

• • With states readying for online gambling, tribes want stake, protection of sovereignty (TribTown) 7/26/12

• • Mescalero tribal sovereignty upheld over T-Mobile's effort to expand service (TMCnet.com) 7/18/12

• • Tribe balks at deadline: lawmakers urged not to tinker with casino compact (telegram.com) 7/17/12

• • Native American lenders launch self-regulatory best practices (AlphaTrade Finance) 7/17/12

• • Mass. governor strikes casino deal with tribe (AP) 7/11/12

• • Tribes fight for off-site casinos (Idaho Statesman) 7/9/12

• • California Indian tribes lead national push for more off-reservation casinos (Sacramento Bee) 7/9/12

>• • Looser casino rules allow gaming sites beyond reservations (theolympian.com) 7/7/12

• • Zuni First Native American MainStreet Project (Cibola County Beacon) 7/3/12

• • Official: Pine Ridge reservation close to getting first credit union to fill 'dire need' (WBDJ7) 6/29/12

• • Special Report: Casinos gamble on online partners with a past (Reuters) 07/03/12

• • State: we are not giving cigs back (wwnytv.com) 07/02/12

• • Economic development revs up on Pine Ridge Reservation (Indian Country Today) 6/26/12

• • Kialegee Tribal Town rejected by NIGC, federal court (KJRH.com) 6/20/12

• • Proposed law would change definition of 'qualified reservation'(Oneida Daily Dispatch) 6/14/12

• • Native organizations boost Interior economy (Newsminer.com) 6/11/12

• • Fort Sill casino bid made to governor (Las Cruces Bulletin) 6/8/12

• • A step forward, back for Mashpee tribe (Cape Cod Times) 6/7/12

• • Rocky rollout to era of Mass. casino gambling (Boston.com) 06/03/12

• • Tribes see lawsuit's end as path to farming (Argus Leader) 06/01/12

• • Free SBA workshops will help Native Americans remove small business barriers (The Wall Street Journal) 06/01/12

• • Taunton mayor and Mashpee Wampanoag tribe reach casino agreement (Taunton Daily Gazette) 05/17/12

• • Okla. tribal casino fight moves to federal court (The Durant Democrat) 05/17/12

• • Brown approves tribal casino in Sonoma County (The Sacramento Bee) 05/17/12

• • California state assembly approves Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria's controversial casino compact (Indian Country Today) 05/14/12

• • Seneca Nation firm wins $18.5M NY Army project (Times Herald-Record) 05/08/12

• • Bwin.party signs California online poker deal (Reuters) 05/08/12

• • Alabama attorney general targeting Indian gambling (al.com) 04/29/12

• • Mashpee unveils $500 million resort casino plan: 'Project First Light'(Indian Country Today) 04/28/12

• • SC judge rules against Catawbas York County casino - tribe vows appeal (Herald Online) 04/24/12

• • Wampanoag Tribe doubles down on Martha's Vineyard casino (Martha's Vineyard Times) 04/18/12

• • New gaming ground (The Press Democrat) 04/15/12

• • Sonoma County Indian tribes getting into wine business (The Press Democrat) 04/12/12

• • Karuk Tribe wins casino go-ahead; will build in Yreka (Redding.com) 04/10/12

• • White Earth tribe offers $400M for state share of Vikings stadium (Star Tribune) 04/06/12

• • Attack of the Indian-gaming fighter, and how the blowback against tribal gaming has evolved (Indian Country Today) 04/04/12

• • Study: Tourism spending up across Navajo Nation (Bloomberg Businessweek) 04/02/12

• • Airborne Media Group, Inc. and Southern Ute Indian Tribe announce strategic and technical alliance (The San Francisco Chronicle) 03/21/12

• • Michigan voters oppose off-reservation gaming, including Lansing casino, pollsters say (M Live) 03/19/12

• • Toyota giving 100 cars to 100 nonprofits in 100 days (The Kansas City Business Journal) 02/12/12

• • Oklahoma second in nation for tribal gaming (Tulsa World) 03/06/12

• • Report: Revenue up at Indian casinos in 2010, reversing first-ever fall as economy improves (The Daily Reporter) 03/06/12

• • Study quantifies contribution of tribal economies (Herald Net) 03/01/12

• • What should tribal nations expect from Wall Street? (Indian Country Today) 03/01/12

• • Federal decision could launch a wave of Internet gambling (Courier Journal) 02/28/12

• • Fort Sill Apache Tribe to resubmit bid for New Mexico casino (Indianz.com) 02/27/12

• • Major tribal self-governance bill stuck in political quagmire (Indian Country Today) 02/27/12

• • Jury verdict may force Red Hawk Casino's closure, Shingle Springs tribe says (The Sacramento Bee) 02/26/12

• • Redding Rancheria loses federal lawsuit; tribe sought casino application (Redding.com) 02/23/12

• • High court denies Ute hearing on levied taxes. (Indian Country Today) 2/23/12.

• • Okla. City, Tribe communicated early about casino (WSLS) 02/19/12

• • White Earth chairwoman touts Twin Cities casino to fund tribal needs, bankroll Vikings stadium (The Washington Post) 02/16/12

? ? Michigan officials oppose Lansing casino plans (Soo Evening News) 02/14/12

? ? Can GVSU help grow American Indian businesses? (Michigan Live) 02/13/12

? ? Recession has tribal gaming companies restructuring debt (Las Vegas Review Journal) 02/13/12

? ? DOJ revised opinion raises concerns for Native tribes (OSGA) 02/11/12

• • Alaska Native Corps face new wave of scrutiny (Indian Country Today) 02/08/12

• • Rivals ready onslaught to sway casino debate (The New York Times) 02/07/12

• • Shinnecocks approve pact to build casino (NewsDay) 02/04/12

• • Massachusetts defends tribal provisions in new gaming law (Indianz.com) 02/01/12

• • Tribe's bid for casino won't be smooth sailing (Boston.com) 01/31/12

• • Oklahoma tribal leader says proposed casino an economic development opportunity (The Republic) 01/28/12

• • NCAI President Keel urges passage of HEARTH Act during State of Indian Nations address (Martin Heinrich Congressional Web Page) 01/26/12

• • APNewsBreak: Indian tribe sues SC over gaming (CBS News) 01/26/12

• • Catawba Nation sues state for gaming rights on reservation (Indianz.com) 01/25/12

• • Tribes will own new FM stations, FCC promises (Courthouse News Service) 01/24/12

• • Two tribes threaten to sue over Sault plan for Lansing casino (The Detroit News) 01/23/12

• • Indian tribes see economic growth beyond casinos (Oroville Mercury-Register) 01/13/12

• • Navajo Nation opening casino in Northern New Mexico (Las Vegas Review Journal) 01/12/12

• • DOJ internet gambling ruling splits tribes (Politico) 01/05/12



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