2016 Economic Development News Stories

Court rulings target Indian casinos (Desert Dispatch) 1/03/17

Will tribes profit from legal recreational marijuana? (Elko Daily Free Press) 12/27/16

Wampanoag Tribe pushes casino case to the U.S. Court of Appeals (Martha's Vinyard Times) 12/21/16

Court strikes big blow against North Fork Rancheria casino bid (Indianz) 12/13/16

Interior Department will consult tribes on business regulations in Indian Country (KNKX) 12/9/16

Tribe's right to offer gambling on Martha's Vineyard now in hands of Federal Appeals Court (Vineyard Gazette) 12/6/16

It's game time for tribe on Martha's Vineyard (JD Supra) 12/5/16

Tohono O'odham Nation against proposal by Gov. Ducey over future of Glendale Casino (KJZZ) 12/2/16

MGM claims discrimination in appeals court argument against Connecticut casino law (World Casino News) 11/29/16

State OKs full-scale gaming at Tohono O'odham's Glendale casino (Empire) 11/22/16

Will marijuana be a bigger, better industry for Native Americans than casinos? (LA Weekly) 11/21/16

National Center pursues partnerships with Indian organizations to further tribal interests (Indian Country Today) 11/16/16

Seminole Tribe of Florida wins battle to keep blackjack (Gaming Today) 11/10/16

Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appeal (Indianz) 11/9/16

Pot gamble (Oregon Business) 11/3/16

Judge holds future of Florida gambling (GGB Magazine) 10/28/16

Tribes advised to tread cautiously on marijuana (Desert Sun) 10/28/16

Reuters, Time.com and Forbes feature CannaNative, reports say hemp may be next "gold mine" for Native American tribes (Street Insider) 10/25/16

Chemehuevi Tribe secures approval of HEARTH Act regulations (Indianz) 10/20/16

Inter-Tribal Council asked to join rate hike opposition (Miami OK) 10/20/16

An alligator wrestler, a casino boss, and a $12 billion tribe (Forbes) 10/19/16

Seminoles solidify control of Hard Rock brand (Casino Connection) 10/11/16

Tribes in California welcome labor unions at gaming facilities (Indianz) 9/26/16

United States: court declines to expand the source of payment for a tribal debt indenture in default (Debt Dialogue) 9/21/16

Federal Court finds for CFPB in tribal lending case (Consumer Financial Services) 9/13/16

California tribes and online poker: a complex relationship that will continue to complicate legislative efforts (Online Poker Report) 9/7/16

North Fork Rancheria wins final decision in gaming compact case (Indianz) 8/30/16

OP-ED: Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is barking up the wrong tree (Indian Country Today) 8/26/16

CannaNativeā„¢: a branded cannabis product line for Native American marketplace (Weedia Buzz) 8/15/16

Court decisions define the future for tribal gaming (JD Supra) 8/12/16

CannaNative CEO named keynote opening speaker at Southern California Cannabis Conference and Expo (Fresh News) 8/5/16

Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings could have national impact on casino law (Taunton Gazette) 8/3/16

Charges filed in Flandreau marijuana grow project (Argus Leader) 8/3/16

Tribal sovereignty is no "loophole" (Native News Online) 8/3/16 (See Riley's articles NYPost, The Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, and Wall Street Journal)

Passamaquoddies drop idea to grow medical marijuana (Portland Press Herald) 8/3/16

Indian Affairs announces tribal economic development study grants (Native Times) 8/2/16

North Fork tribe gets federal government approval for casino gaming project (Fresno Bee) 7/29/16

Warm Springs Tribe hopes its cannabis company brings jobs, not a federal crackdown (Willamette Week) 7/27/16

Attorney general fights East Texas Indian bingo (El Paso Times) 7/27/16

Native American Impact Fund expecting double digit returns (PRLog) 7/27/16

As IGRA intended [Indian Gaming Regulatory Act] (Global Gaming Business) 7/26/16

A big win for a small California tribe (Indian Country Today) 7/22/16

National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry (Indianz) 7/20/16

Supreme Court declines to consider curtailing NLRB's authority over Michigan tribal casinos (JD Supra) 7/18/16

Senate passes bill to improve Indian employment and training (Indian Country Today) 7/16/16

Native Economic Development Conference focuses on diversity, cannabis potential in Oklahoma (KGOU) 7/15/16

House Ways & Means Committee issues report on tribal employment, jobs protection act (Insurance News Net) 7/8/16

Enterprise Rancheria waits on Bureau of Indian Affairs for Class III gaming procedures (Indianz) 7/8/16

National Indian Gaming Commission raises penalty amount to nearly $50K (Indianz) 7/7/16

House Appropriations marks up labor spending bill (Politico) 7/716

Supreme Court won't hear tribe's case (The Morning Sun) 6/30/16

With moves in Louisiana, Nevada, will Poarch give up on Florida? (Florida Politics) 6/30/16

Supreme Court deals setback to tribes in labor sovereignty dispute (Indianz) 6/27/16

Potential bonanza through internet gaming available to non-U.S. Citizens, based on Native American lands? (City Sentinel) 6/27/16

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe warned not to launch marijuana operation (Indianz) 6/24/16

Legislation providing tribes greater autonomy managing assets signed by President (Sen. Mike Crapo) 6/24/16

President signs Indian Trust Asset Management Reform Act into law (Press Release Point) 6/22/16

Gambling advocates ask to argue against amendment in Florida (World Casino News) 6/21/16

Amendment drafted for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act in defense bill (Indianz) 6/13/16

Bill addresses marijuana in Indian Country (Indianz) 6/9/16

Senate gets back to work (Politico) 6/6/16 (S.Amdt.4066 to S.2943) (Federal Register Proposed Rule)

NLRB defends attempt to encroach on tribal sovereignty (National Law Review) 5/28/16

Tribes blast new Department of Labor rule affecting overtime pay (Indianz) 5/19/16 (See additional NAFOA resource)

Palm Springs tribe growing software development company (The Desert Sun) 5/25/16

Judge rejects Menominee's hemp arguments (Washington Times) 5/24/16

Warms Springs tribes launch ambitious pot venture, hope for economic windfall (Oregon Live) 4/29/16

Senate passes measure to include Indian Country in tourism plans (Indianz) 4/27/16

Three key takeaways from NAFOA's 34th annual conference (JD Supra) 4/22/16

Native American tribes weigh in on legalizing medical and recreational marijuana (Oudaily ) 4/20/16

Menominee Nation set for court hearing in industrial hemp lawsuit (Indianz) 4/20/16

Tribes in Oregon clash over Class II off-reservation casino plan (Indianz) 4/11/16

Tribe breaks ground on Massachusetts' latest casino project (Omaha) 4/5/16

Judge pushes back Seminoles' blackjackĀ trial (CBS Miami) 3/29/16

US court rules Arizona tribe can have casino in Glendale (ABC 15) 3/29/16

American tribal groups to attend global gaming event (Pop Herald) 3/14/16

Tribe to present casino plan to Massachusetts regulators (NECN) 3/13/16

Senate Indian Affairs Committee issues report amending Indian Employment, Training Demonstration Act (Investor Point) 3/12/16

Las Vegas Paiute tribe breaks ground for medical cannabis dispensary in downtown Las Vegas (WAFF 48) 2/29/16

Warm Springs tribes look out of state for expertise in legal pot (Bend Bulletin) 2/21/16

Judge sides with Enterprise Rancheria on casino compact suit (AppealDemocrat) 2/18/16

Florida Senate plan could threaten gambling compact, PBKC slots (Palm Beach Post) 2/17/16

Tribes awarded $715M in housing and urban development grants (Indianz) 2/17/16

Tribe to move forward on marijuana facility after failed bill (Argus Leader) 2/17/16

A South Dakota Indian tribe hoping for changes in the states marijuana law got bad news on Tuesday (Siouxland Matters) 2/16/16

Merrill says error does not confer legality to Schahgticokes (CT News Junkie) 2/11/16

Huffman adds new barriers to casino in Lytton bill (The Press Democrat) 2/7/16

Florida Legislature readies gambling bills (SunSentinel) 2/5/16

Seminoles pressure Florida lawmakers (Gaming Today) 2/3/16

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to finish community center as casino bid falters (Indianz) 1/29/16

Skokomish Tribe reaches new gaming compact with Washington (Indianz) 1/26/16

Oneida Nation files lawsuit against Lago casino project (WXXINews) 1/19/16

Quapaw tribes sues Kansas in federal court seeking agreement to offer casino gambling in Kansas (The Joplin Globe) 1/19/16

Judge gives green light to gambling suit (The Tampa Tribune) 1/15/16


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