2013 Economic Development News Stories

Aquinnah tribe want state casino lawsuit moved to federal court (Herald News) 12/31/13

Texas tribe willing to forgo $270.6M from Congress for casino (Indian Country Today) 12/30/13

Federal officials block Oklahoma internet gaming website, tribe sues (News OK) 12/30/13

Oneida Nation offers to waive casino rights in Cayuga County (Finger Lakes Times) 12/27/13

Lansing casino project to proceed, federal appeals court rules (Detroit Free Press) 12/18/13

Tribe sues New Mexico over gaming negotiations (New Mexico News) 12/17/13

Supreme Court won't hear Grand Canyon Skywalk dispute (Review Journal) 12/16/13

House hearing shows commercial gaming industry split on internet gaming (Indian Country Today) 12/14/13

Catawbas make case for NC land purchase, casino (News Observer) 12/5/13

Significant Indian gaming case heads to Supreme Court, and that doesn't bode well for future of tribal casinos (Michigan Live) 12/10/13

Justices hear arguments about card rooms at tracks (Jacksonville Daily Record) 12/5/13

Stakes high as U.S. Supreme Court hears Michigan tribal case on gaming dispute (Detroit Free Press) 12/2/13

Mass. gov. sues to block Martha's Vineyard casino (Boston.com) 12/2/13

State files suit against Aquinnah Wampanoag to block casino (Cape Cod Online) 12/2/13

Casino deals with 6 Michigan tribes may end Saturday (The Alpena News) 11/29/13

Michigan casino update: State, tribes in negotiations on revenue sharing, off-reservation gaming (M Live) 11/27/13

DOI Secretary signs historic agreement with Citizen Potawatomi Nation (Native American Times) 11/25/13

Nisqually tribe invests $45 million to expand Red Wind Casino in Olympia, Washington (Indian Country Today) 11/25/13

Dodd-Frank enforcement agency puts Indian tribe in crosshairs (Daily Caller) 11/21/13

Twin Arrows Casino looks to expand (Arizona Daily Sun) 11/19/13

SEEDS Program helps tribes grow employment, sustain local communities (Indian Country Today) 11/19/13

How small tribes could get in on the Internet gambling bonanza (Washington Post) 11/18/13

U.S. Supreme Court case could stall West Valley casino appeal (Arizona Central) 11/18/13

Mashpee-Governor sign revised tribal-state compact (Indian Country Today) 11/18/13

Court rejects Oregon casino challenge (Herald Net) 11/15/13

Acquinnah Wampanoag tribe gets federal approvals for class II casino on Martha's Vineyard (Indian Country Today) 11/12/13

Senate approves Taunton tribal casino compact (Wicked Local Whitman) 11/8/13

Another milestone for Mashpee's proposed $500 million casino: Massachusetts senate approves compact (Indian Country Today) 11/8/13

Lac du Flambeau first to ratify tribal internet gaming alliance treaty (Indian Country Today) 10/25/13

Cuomo casino push seeks to return Catskills to past glory (Gnomes National News Service) 10/29/13

Indian home mortgages underfunded in 2012 (Indian Country Today) 10/28/13

Oklahoma tribes' payday lenders agree to partial settlement with FTC (News OK) 10/28/13

Tribal internet gaming alliance formed (Turtle Talk) 10/28/13

Navajos seek new gambling compact (Daily Herald) 10/27/13

Ho-Chunk Inc. subsidiary wins $1.9 million contract (Indian Country Today) 10/4/13

Catawba tribe says state support not needed for casino project (Charlotte Observer) 10/3/13

Peoria Council approves Tohono O'odham grants (AZ Central) 10/2/13

A closer look at gaming compact negotations in Michigan Part II: The State's Bargaining Position (Turtle Talk) 10/1/13

Quapaw Tribe seeks to expand Downstream Casino into Kansas (Joplin Globe) 9/28/13

Predatory lending and Indian Country (Human Rights Watch) 9/24/13

A closer look at gaming compact negotiations in Michigan Part I: The history of Michigan's first gaming compacts (Turtle Talk) 9/24/13

NYC wins injunction against Seneca tobacco wholesalers (Indian Country Today) 9/20/13

How the Senate almost passed a clean Carcieri fix (Indian Country Today) 9/19/13

Indian tribes get Obama casino support that Bush blocked (Bloomberg) 9/17/13

US House bill aims to stop casino in Glendale area (SF Gate) 9/17/13

Otoe-Missouria lending company faces legal challenge (Native American Times) 9/16/13

Legislative committee approves casino compact between Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and Gov. Deval Patrick (Mass Live) 9/10/13

Interior aims for transparency in state-tribal casino compact process (Indian Country Today) 8/30/13

The dream of Martin Luther King Jr. & jobs in Indian Country (Indian Country Today) 8/26/13

Danger zone: 15 tribes with unemployment rates over 80 percent (Indian Country Today) 8/29/13

Tribes seek to halt New York Internet lending investigation; Meet with DOJ on parallel investigation (Supra Law News) 8/27/13

Appeals court denies Keetoowah motion to keep casino open, facility could close Friday (Tulsa World) 8/27/13

BIA approves tribe's proposed Kenosha casino (Miami Herald) 8/23/13

Seneca Nation pursuing third off-reservation casino near Rochester, NY (Indian Country Today) 8/22/13

Intertribal wind project could mean big things for South Dakota (KFSY) 8/21/13

Tribal sovereignty supported in latest tax reform bill (Indian Country Today) 8/16/13

Vote to legalize alcohol on SD's Pine Ridge passes (The Evening Sun) 8/15/13

Idaho high court backs state regulation over Native Wholesale Supply cigs (Spokesman-Review) 8/15/13 (See opinion)

Casino opponents ramp up Carcieri attack (Indian Country Today) 8/12/13

Final dry Indian reservation in SD considers whether to allow alcohol sales, end bootlegging (Washington Post) 8/12/13

Federal judge blocks land-trust move for Keetoowahs' Tahlequah casino (Tulsa World) 8/12/13

Suit accuses online lender of violating New York rate caps (DealB%k) 8/12/13

Ninth Circuit decision creates new tax opportunities and challenges in Indian country (JDSupra Law News) 8/9/13

Tribal chairman says charges coming after Oklahoma casino closures (The Oklahoman) 8/02/13

Second Circuit holds that States may tax non-Indian property on an Indian reservation (JDSupra Law News) 7/22/13

Road to Taunton casino meets state, federal speed-bumps (South Coast Today) 7/8/13

Foxwoods restructuring gambles on complexity (The Deal Pipeline) 7/5/13

Ruling further clears way for Tohono O'odham West Valley Resort (Arizona Silver Belt) 7/2/13

The anatomy of a legislative power play: How NV Energy will exit coal and make money doing it (Las Vegas Sun) 6/30/13

Tribe gets OK to start plant construction (Recorder Online) 6/26/13

Another ruling gives O'odham OK to build casino in Glendale (Arizona Daily Star) 6/26/13

Native American Energy Group creates preferred class of stock for U.S. Native American tribes (Market Wired) 6/24/13

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Bay Mills casino case, could impact other proposed Michigan casinos (MLive) 6/24/13

Legislature passes casino bill, including Oneida Nation settlement (Oneida Daily Dispatch) 6/22/13

Safety and sovereignty (Flathead Beacon) 6/20/13

Sanwire Corporation signs exclusive agreement with Oso Vista Ranch of the Ramah Navajo Nation for $1,200,000 broadband deployment project (Yahoo! Finance) 6/20/13

North Dakota tribe plans to launch riverboat gambling yacht (Grand Forks Herald) 6/17/13

Casino options narrowed by deal (Wallstreet Journal) 6/13/13

Correction: Grand Canyon Skywalk story (SF Gate) 6/10/13

Gambling regulations show conflicts of interest (ABQ Journal) 6/10/13

New Bedford casino rejected (WBSM) 6/7/13

Ranch owner fights tribe, feds over access to Grand Canyon attraction (UPI) 6/6/13

Survey: $384 billion needed for drinking water infrastructure (USAGnet) 6/6/13

Cuomo releases Upstate NY Gaming Economic Development Act (Niagra Frontier Publications) 6/6/13

Senecas lobby at Capitol for an end to gaming dispute (Ithaca Journal) 6/4/13

Gaming Commission ready to issue request for casino applications (Wicked Local Dedham) 5/31/13

Tribe in talks for hotel in next Mall of America expansion (MPR News) 5/30/13

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes land-into-trust rule (Indianz.com) 5/30/13

Ninth Circuit demands Interior Secretary explain Glendale trust gaming decision (Phoenix Morning Call) 5/27/13

Twin Arrows Navajo Resort & Casino opens its doors (Indian Country Today) 5/27/13

Beckoning the Bakken: Will the oil boom reach Montana's impoverished Fort Peck Tribes? (Indian Country Today) 5/26/13

Ariz. officials fight for trial in casino case (CNBC) 5/23/13

Feds lift hold on reservation pipeline project (NBC Montana) 5/22/13

Cuomo, Mohawk leaders sign casino pact (Wallstreet Journal) 5/21/13

Mark Trahant: Indian Country feels the pain of the sequester (Indianz.com) 5/20/13

Mass. panel examines revised tribal casino deal (Boston Herald) 5/15/13

Montana Governor vetoes three anti-bison bills, lets the hunt stand (Indian Country Today) 5/12/13

Judge dismisses suit trying to block Seneca casino in Buffalo (The Buffalo News) 5/10/13

Tohono O'odham Nation racks up another legal victory in federal court (New Times Phoenix) 5/7/13

Opinion: Freedom for California's Indians (New York Times) 4/29/13

American Indian tribes oppose New Jersey's Internet gambling measure (Press of Atlantic City) 4/27/13 (see related case)

Skywalk feud sent to tribal court (AZ Central) 4/26/13

U.S. opens spigot after farmers claim discrimination (NY Times) 4/25/13

Tribes still hesitant to use municipal bonds (Indian Country Today) 4/25/13

Mashpee tribe forges on despite potential challengers (Cape Cod Online) 4/23/13

Tribe appeals injunction blocking Lansing casino project (Michigan Radio) 4/22/13

National Labor Relations Board, tribes at odds over unionization on sovereign lands (Indian Country Today) 4/19/13

Native American tribes challenge NLRB jurisdiction (Thomson Reuters) 4/18/13

[Texas] legislature holds gaming hearing (Times Record News) 4/11/13

Equal pay day draws attention to gender wage gap  (Indian Country Today) 4/9/13

OK Gov. Fallin signs trio of agreements with Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes (Oklahoma Watchdog) 4/6/13

New Mexico legislative inaction to negotiate compact stirs Navajo Nation's concerns (Indian Country Today) 4/4/1

New Mexico legislative inaction to negotiate compact stirs Navajo Nation's concerns (Indian Country Today) 4/4/13

Casino Battle: Why the opposition to Spokane Tribe's anti-poverty plan? (Indian Country Today) 3/29/13

Feds say Indian gaming can stay (ABC Montgomery) 3/20/13

Tribe loses court decision over Lansing casino (Detroit Free Press) 3/5/13

Navajo Nation, NGS reach tentative agreement to extend lease to 2044 (Indian Country Today) 2/18/13

Indian casinos in Madera, Yuba counties get tentative go-ahead (Fresno Bee) 1/31/13



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