2015 Economic Development News Stories

Oklahoma Tribe plans international poker website after arbitrator's ruling (Southwest Times Record) 12/30/15

Omaha Tribe shifts its focus from legalizing pot to growing hemp (Omaha) 12/27/15

Big win for Sioux challenge to state tax (Courthouse News Service) 12/23/15

National Indian Gaming Commission reaches settlement deal with California tribe (Casino City Times) 12/22/15

State senator files bill to create gaming commission (TCPalm) 12/22/15

Warm Springs tribes vote on growing, selling marijuana (Oregon Live) 12/17/15

Wampanoag Tribe asks federal judge to reconsider casino ruling (Vineyard Gazette) 12/11/15

Florida, Seminole tribe reach $3 billion gambling deal (Fox 13 News) 12/8/15

Seminole tribe's Chairman Billie and Gov. Scott call gaming compact 'historic' (Tampa Bay Times) 12/8/15

Florida Supreme Court agrees to take up slot machine dispute (SF Gate) 12/1/15

Native American tribe bets on olive oil (NPR) 12/1/15

Talks continue over how to limit but still expand gambling in Florida (Miami Herald) 11/27/15

CannaNative announces strategic alliance with National Indian Cannabis Coalition (NICC) (Reuters) 11/20/15

Legal experts urge caution as tribes enter pot business (ABC News) 11/19/15

House bill would let tribes set own labor rules (Denver Post) 11/18/15

Obama choices his agenda over American-Indians (The Daily Caller) 11/18/15

U.S. House measure to halt casino near Glendale fails (AZ Central) 11/17/15

House fails to block new tribal casino (AZ Daily Sun) 11/16/15

Tiguas ask court to allow gambling (El Paso Times) 11/10/15

Tribe's recreational, medicinal marijuana operation suspended (Grand Forks Herald) 11/10/15

Flandreau Sioux put marijuana resort on hold (USA Today) 11/8/15

Mashpee Wampanoag casino land deal in East Taunton finalized (SouthCoast Today) 11/7/15

U.S. appeals court, in latest ruling, upholds tribe's plan to open W.V. casino (YourWestValley) 11/6/15

Seneca Nation lays groundwork for medical marijuana business (KSL) 11/4/15

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas wins right to establish gaming facility (Eastex Advocate) 10/28/15

Tiguas get favorable decision on some gaming (El Paso Times) 10/27/15

Seminole Tribe files complaint against Florida over gaming compact dispute (South Florida Business Journal) 10/27/15

Indian tribes look beyond casinos for income (NY Times) 10/23/15

Tribes urge Obama administration to take a stand on taxation (Indianz) 10/21/15

CannaNative: historic partnership offers 566 Native American tribes and sovereign nations sustainable cannabis-based economic solutions (Reuters) 10/12/15

Where to stash cannabis cash? Tribal Nations make bid to bank it (Bloomberg) 10/11/15

MGM seeks to invalidate tribal casino partnership in Connecticut (Encore) 10/9/15

‘We have a deal!’ BIA approves Mashpee Wampanoag casino (Indian Country Today) 10/7/15

Marijuana goes Native American and tax free (Forbes) 10/1/15

South Dakota tribe to open nation's first marijuana resort (Denver Post) 9/29/15

Wisconsin tribes consider legalizing marijuana (Northern Public Radio) 9/24/15

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to start Taunton casino in spring (SouthCoast Today) 9/19/15

Special Trustee Vince Logan to address tribal tax conference (Indainz) 9/14/15

Joint tribal casino plan won't prove easy (The Day) 9/11/15

Squaxin, Suquamish tribes working on plans to sell marijuana (News Tribune) 9/11/15

Mashantucket, Mohegan tribes to begin pursuit of jointly run casino (Norwich Bulletin) 9/10/15

Federal judge dismisses tribal chairman's lawsuit against banking regulators (Bloomberg Business) 9/9/15

Maine tribe plans to create marijuana cultivation facility (Reporter Herald) 9/9/15

Standing Rock attorney wants to legalize hemp on reservation (Capitol Press) 8/26/15

Menominee Tribe approves marijuana legalization (WUWM) 8/21/15

Minneapolis Fed launches Center for Indian Country Development (Bank News) 8/15/15

Arizona tribe takes aim at governor, AG in casino fight (SF Gate) 8/18/15

Menominee Indian Tribe begins process to legalize marijuana on reservation (Channel3000) 8/17/15

Feds side with Tulalip Tribes in Quil Ceda tax fight (Indian Country Today) 8/12/15

Tribe in S.D. going into ‘pot’ business (Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette) 8/2/15

Ex-US attorney wants feds to lift ban on hemp growing on South Dakota reservation (Greenfield Daily Reporter) 7/30/15

Tribes impact state's economy (Durango Herald) 7/29/15

'Location is everything' in tribal casino dispute (NPR) 7/29/15

U.S. tribal casinos see fifth straight year of revenue increases (Casino City Times) 7/27/15

Eastern Pequots elect chairwoman, endorse development plan (The Day) 7/25/15

Tribal lenders praise Treasury Department study of industry (Indianz) 7/20/15

First Native American tribe prepares to open legal marijuana business (The Fix) 7/15/15

Navajo utility fined for violating Clean Water Act (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/08/15

The feds suggest they won't interfere, but Indian tribes are still wary of marijuana farming (Washington Post) 7/08/15

Briefing completed in Ninth Circuit tribal lending case challenging CFPB [Consumer Finance Protection Bureau re: "pay day loans] authority (CFPB Monitor) 7/06/15

Sixth Circuit holds National Labor Relations Act applicable to Indian tribe's casinos (JD Supra Legal Alerts) 7/03/15

SD state law limits who may buy pot on reservations (KSFY) 6/30/15

Facing new regulations, Osage oil producers to file suit against Bureau of Indian Affairs (Tulsa World) 6/30/15

High stakes for county in Tulalips� tax-collection lawsuit (HeraldNet) 6/26/15

South Dakota Indian tribe signs contract with Colorado-based marijuana growing company (Daily Reporter) 6/24/15

Quapaw seek to have Kansas lawsuit on gaming expansion thrown out (Joplin Globe) 6/19/15

A new day now for Indian Country (The Hill) 6/17/2014

Caution urged as tribes enter new industry (Indianz) 6/17/2015

Federal agency clears way for gambling compacts with New Mexico tribes after years of talks (The Daily Reporter) 6/10/2015

Northern California tribe wins right to develop casino (LA Times) 6/10/2015

Tribe wins major labor dispute; Tribes, check your treaty language (Indian Country Today) 6/4/2015

Tester, Udall introduce bill to prevent damaging cuts in Indian Country (Valley Daily Post) 6/4/2015

Commission welcomes recent GAO report [on Indian gaming] (International Business Times) 6/3/15  

Native American Organics, LLC announces the launch of a groundbreaking cannabis company (Reuters) 6/2/2015

Native American casinos � revenue overview and trend analysis (Casino News Daily) 5/29/2015

Northwest tribes are a growinng obstacle to energy development (High Country News) 5/27/2015

2 Vermont women sue over tribe's online lending practices (ABC News) 5/15/2015

Cherokee Nation announces $1.5 billion impact on northeast Oklahoma economy (Cherokee) 5/15/2015

Viejas Tribe show how to succeed in business, and in tribal benefits (Indian Country Today) 4/29/15

Navajo Nation plans to be first tribe to implement immigrant investor jobs program (Indian Country Today) 4/20/15

Martinez signs new Indian gaming compact (Albuquerque Business First) 4/14/15

AMERIND Risk is meeting more tribal insurance needs (Indian Country Today) 4/13/15

Food or marijuana production: Which has a better return for tribes? (Indian Country Today) 4/2/15

Federal judge dismisses Duluth's attempt to reinstate Fond-du-Luth casino agreement (Greenfield Reporter) 4/1/15

Franks' H.R. 308 - Keep the Promise Act passes Natural Resources Committee (Peoria Times) 3/25/15

Navajo Nation signs gambling compact with New Mexico (KRQE) 3/24/15

Native American tribes eye marijuana business - with their tax-free gaming advantage (Forbes) 3/23/15

Tribes get $6 million in federal funds for energy efficiency projects (Indian Country Today) 3/23/15

Southeastern Massachusetts casino hopefuls seek another extension (Massachusetts Live) 3/16/15

Connecticut tribes propose casino partnership to battle competition, lawmakers support (Indian Country Today) 3/12/15

Connecticut tribes propose casino partnership to battle competition, lawmakers support (Indian Country Today) 3/12/15

One Native's enterprising plan to keep tribal resources within the community (Indian Country Today) 3/12/15

Kansas challenges decision on Cherokee County tribal gaming (Kansas City InfoZine) 3/11/15

Senate approves gambling compact with New Mexico tribes (Colorado Springs Gazette) 3/11/15

Seminole Tribe pushes for continued gambling monopoly as Florida lawmakers resist (Bradenton Herald) 3/11/15

Corning casino focus of lawsuit claiming millions embezzled from tribe (The Sacramento Bee) 3/10/15

Navajo Nation officials hope to lure foreign investments (Four Corners News) 3/8/15

Clock ticking on proposed New Mexico gambling compact (Idaho Statesman) 2/24/15

New Mexico tribe urges lawmakers to approve compact (KCBD) 2/18/15

Gov. Bullock announces grant funding for Native American small business owners (Indian Country Today) 2/16/15

Not alone in the dark: Navajo Nation's lack of electricity problem (Indian Country Today) 2/11/15

Suquamish Tribe's economic boom 'breathtaking' (Bainbridge Review) 1/30/15

Gambling compact reached with Menominee Tribe (Gaming Today) 1/22/15

Of stereotypes and slack reporting standards: The Economist's claim that Native American gaming leads to "sloth" (Talk Poverty) 1/21/15

Federal lawmakers revive effort to scuttle $400 million West Valley casino project (Your West Valley) 1/15/15

Appeals court hears Alabama challenge to Indian casinos (Birmingham Business Journal) 1/13/15

The Jicarilla Apache Nation announces agreement on new gaming compact (Indian Country Today) 1/1/15

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