2014 Economic Development News Stories

Experts: Arctic development could mean increase in sex trafficking (KTVA Alaska) 2/25/15

Lawmakers want to open up loans to tribal members (Washington Times) 12/31/14

Interior ends year with total transfer of $5M to Cobell Scholarship Fund (Indian Country Today) 12/30/14

Navajo panel moves forward with gaming (The Salt Lake Tribune) 12/30/14

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic for gaming bid (Indianz) 12/24/14

Northern Arapaho file lawsuit over large employer mandate (Indian Country Today) 12/16/14

Pojoaque, feds appeal ruling on gambling compact (Albuquerque Journal) 12/16/14

Judge's ruling favors Cowlitz tribe in casino case (Komo News) 12/14/14

Federal judge rules in favor of Cowlitz (Columbian) 12/12/14

Quapaw tribe says federal government OK casino expansion, makes landmark decision (Indian Country Today) 12/5/14

U.S. won't stop Native Americans from growing, selling pot on their lands (Los Angeles Times) 12/11/14 (See U.S. DOJ Policy.)

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe announces massive gaming expansion project (Indian Country Today) 12/1/14

Flood of big bucks and tortured history spell turmoil for California's Indian casinos (Canadian Business) 11/22/14

Saginaw Chippewa appeals NLRB pro-union ruling (Indian Country Today) 11/21/14

Popular Indian welfare program now costs more (Indian Country Today) 11/21/14

Tribe sues over tax dispute with South Dakota (Washington Times) 11/21/14

California Prop 48 tribal gaming measure defeated (NBC San Diego) 11/5/14

Tribes drop suit over NY's regulation of Internet loans (Bloomberg News) 10/31/14

Endless debt: Native Americans plagued by high-interest loans (NBC News) 10/31/14

Proposed Central California tribal casino at heart of Prop. 48 battle (LA Times) 10/24/14

SD hearing to address changes to gaming compact (CDC Gaming Reports) 10/12/14

Chukchansi casino remains closed, tribal factions chafe over lost revenues (Fresno Bee) 10/11/14

Tribes gain more flexibility under new taxation law (Indianz) 10/7/14

Tribal family's quest to build casino in Bremerton faces hurdles, foes (Seattle Times) 9/15/14

Tribes pushing wages higher (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise) 9/15/14

Federal money in Indian country: What to expect (Friends Committee on National Legislation) 8/29/14

Environmental report brings tribe closer to building Massachusetts casino (NHPR) 9/4/14

Tribe's casino plan roils quaint Martha's Vineyard (Boston Herald) 8/25/14

Casinos worry as more Navajo communities go smoke-free (NPR) 8/18/14

Native power: job growth through green technologies (Rocky Mountain institute) 8/20/14

R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees (Miami Herald) 8/15/14

Neb. Supreme Court to hear challenge to historic horse racing (Linclon Journal Star) 8/7/14

Tohono O'odham Nation reaches deal for off-reservation casino (Indianz) 8/7/14

6th Circuit sides with Sault Tribe in commercial casino dispute (Indianz) 8/4/14 (Related case and briefs.)

McCain, Flake introduce bill to stop Glendale casino (The Arizona Republic) 7/28/14

Pojoaque Pueblo wants to changes rules for its casinos (Albuquerque Journal) 7/24/14

Former Creek Nation court justice nominated to chair National Indian Gaming Commission (KOTV) 7/23/14

SCIA oversight hearing to address Indian gaming over next quarter-century (Indian Country Today) 7/23/14

U.S. senators urged to act on bill to preserve future of Indian gaming in Arizona (CNBC) 7/23/14

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs looks into tribal gaming (Indianz) 7/22/14

Tribe dispute over casino rights to be decided in Federal court (Vinyard Gazette) 7/17/14

Major Reversal: Glendale declares support for gaming on Tohono O'odham... (Phoenix New Times) 7/16/14

Tribes look to expand business opportunities in eastern Idaho (Idaho8) 7/16/14

Tribes could win it all in Massachusetts (Indian Country Today) 7/14/14

Indian gambling opponents criticize proposed change to federal tribe recognition (Sacramento Bee) 7/9/14

Navajo Nation Council seek to resolve dispute over energy firm (Indianz) 7/7/14

Federal court ruling clears path for Martha's Vineyard casino (Cape Cod Online) 7/2/14

Indian Country awaits 9th Circuit's en banc rehearing in Big Lagoon case (JD Supra Legal Alerts) 7/1/14

Michigan Indian tribe seeks land for gambling (AP) 6/11/14

Fort Sill Apache sues Natiional Indian Gaming Commission (La Cruces Sun-News) 6/10/14

Morongo Tribe refuses to accept California's online poker bill (Tight Poker) 6/5/14 U.S. Supreme Court ruling may pave the way for Lansing casino (Michigan Public Radio) 5/28/14

Schuette asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear Lansing casino case (LSJ.com) 5/14/14

Cheyenne and Arapaho leaders increase tribal minimum wage (Bloomberg Businessweek) 5/14/14

Idaho sues Coeur d'Alene tribe to stop poker games (Seattle PI) 5/2/14

Legal watchers anticipate Supreme Court decision on Vanderbilt casino (Interlochen Public Radio) 5/1/14

Tribe reaches agreement over Grand Canyon Skywalk (Washington Times) 4/25/14

Minnesota House committee approves online lottery ban (SC Times) 4/24/14

Aquinnah tribe buoyed by gaming ruling (Cape Cod Times) 4/19/14

Senator pulls plug on expanded Florida gambling (Casino Connection) 4/14/14

Internet tribal gaming group tests the waters (Indian Country Today) 4/2/14

$58m in grants available to support Native American employment and training programs (Indian Country Today) 3/25/14

Judge sides with F.T.C. in payday lending case (New York Times) 3/19/14

House advances bill to create new gaming agency (Miami Herald) 3/19/14

Mass. tribe sees legal opinion as casino boost (Boston.com) 3/18/14

Ho-Chunk seeks to enter lawsuit over Iowa casino (SF Gate) 3/15/14

Maine lawmakers advance series of gambling bills (Chron) 3/13/14

Native American tribes adopt Bitcoin-like currency, prepare to battle US government (The Verge) 3/5/14

Seminole Tribe looks again at Atlantic City casino (Tampa Tribune) 3/3/14

Tribes clash as casinos move away from home (New York Times) 3/3/14

Cherokee Nation raises tribal minimum wage, more than $2 above federal (Indian Country Today) 2/25/14

Mohawk Andra Rush on building three business, revitalizing Detroit and tribal ties (Indian Country Today) 2/19/14

Interior approves Mechoopda's trust land for gaming (Indian Country Today) 2/18/14

Lansing casino case could go to high court (Livignston Daily) 2/15/14

Panel endorses Navajo deal allowing casinos (Santa Fe New Mexican) 2/6/14

Proposed West Valley casino is pitting Valley Indian tribes against one another (Phoenix New Times) 2/6/14

Snoqualmie tribe refinancing $310M in casino debt (Indian Country Today) 2/4/14

Finally! Indian Country gets its labor force report (Indian Country Today) 1/29/14

Online gaming in Delaware, New Jersey off to a weak start (Indian Country Today) 1/27/14

Mashantucket Pequots won't appeal tax case to Supremes (Indian Country Today) 1/23/14

New Mexico panel reviews Navajo gambling compact (CNBC) 1/23/14

Cherokee Nation completes $9.5 million road project (Indian Country Today) 1/22/14

Tribe doubles down: Plans call for $10M renovation plus second $25-30M casino (Indian Country Today) 1/13/14

Seminole contract looms over future of Florida gambling (The Tampa Tribune) 1/12/14

New Bedford casino contender KG Urban looses lawsuit (Cape Cod Online) 1/10/14

NYC stores see little benefit from tribal tax change (Convenience Store News) 1/9/14

Proposed Navajo gaming compact would authorize five casinos in New Mexico (Indian Country Today) 1/2/14

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