LAW & TREATY RIGHTS

Senate Rules Axed To Speed Judicial, Administration Picks

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 3, 2019 - 4:52pm
Senate Republicans voted to ax the chamber’s nominee debate rules Wednesday, potentially opening the floodgates for dozens of President Donald Trump’s trial judge and lower-level administrative nominees to be confirmed.

Colo. Lawmakers Tighten Reins On Oil, Gas Drilling

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Colorado state lawmakers on Wednesday passed legislation that would dramatically overhaul state oil and gas regulations by tightening health and safety standards and giving local governments expanded authority over where drilling activity takes place.

DOI Switcheroo Spells End For Tribal Land Suit, Court Told

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 3, 2019 - 3:26pm
The U.S. Department of the Interior urged a federal judge to toss a suit over a California tribe's bid to have its land taken into trust, saying a DOI official's decision to pull back a ruling in favor of the tribe meant there was no final agency action to challenge in court.

Pueblos Prevail In NM 'Free Play' Gambling Revenue Fight

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 3, 2019 - 2:33pm
Six pueblos have bested New Mexico in a dispute over the state's attempt to collect millions in additional revenue related to "free play" credits on the tribes' gambling machines, with a federal court permanently enjoining the state from enforcing its claims.

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - April 3, 2019 - 5:43am
Two tribes continue to battle about who has the right to engage in gaming in North Carolina.

House Dems Use EPA Budget Hearing To Slam Rule Rollbacks

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 2, 2019 - 4:18pm
House Democrats on Tuesday laughed off President Donald Trump's proposed cuts to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency's budget and spent their time with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler grilling him on issues like climate change and proposed changes to mercury and automobile air emissions regulations.

Calif. Group Looks To Stop Tribal Casino Land Acquisition

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 2, 2019 - 3:34pm
A California community group that filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. government's decision to acquire land in trust for the Wilton Rancheria for gambling has urged a D.C. federal court to vacate the approval of the tribe's land request, saying it violates numerous federal laws.

Tribes Get Tentative Green Light In Opioid MDL

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 2, 2019 - 2:47pm
The majority of the claims brought by the Blackfeet Tribe and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in the opioid multidistrict litigation should be allowed to move forward, a federal magistrate judge has said.

Tribes win decision over millions of dollars in revenues demanded by New Mexico

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - April 2, 2019 - 11:46am
A federal judge has sided with six tribes in a dispute over more than $60 million in gaming revenues in New Mexico.

Buena Vista Rancheria announces grand opening for long-awaited casino

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - April 2, 2019 - 11:11am
It's taken more than a decade and the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is ready to celebrate.

Seminole Tribe reports investigation into deaths of two people in Florida

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - April 2, 2019 - 3:50am
A father and daughter were found dead at the Seminole Tribe's gaming facility in Hollywood, Florida.

Mohegan Tribe enters agreement with sports betting service provider

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - April 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
The Mohegan Tribe entered into an agreement with Kambi Group to serve as its sports betting partner.

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate wins approval of new gaming compact

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - April 1, 2019 - 4:29am
The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate will be able to offer up to 1,000 slot machines thanks to a new agreement.

Ponca Tribe remains confident after judge's ruling affecting new casino

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - March 29, 2019 - 11:14am
A new court decision doesn't undermine the Ponca Tribe's sovereignty or its gaming rights, Chairman Larry Wright Jr said.

Tribes once again ask Maine for approval to join the gaming industry

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - March 28, 2019 - 6:37am
Non-Indian gaming operators in Maine don't want tribes taking away their business.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - March 28, 2019 - 1:36am
A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to generate controversy on Capitol Hill.

Ponca Tribe sees setback with federal judge's decision on new casino

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - March 27, 2019 - 7:30am
As the descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear recover from disastrous flooding, a federal judge has cast doubt on their new gaming facility.

Indian gaming industry grows in revenues but not in number of facilities

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - March 27, 2019 - 6:32am
The number of tribal casinos has remained relatively the same in recent years despite overall growth in revenues.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians support sports betting bill

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - March 27, 2019 - 6:01am
A bill that opens the door for sports betting on tribal lands saw its first hearing in North Carolina.

Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - March 25, 2019 - 6:34am
The state of Virginia has entered a new era, one in which the Pamunkey Tribe might open a casino.

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