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Kentucky Gaming

article Kentucky Sports Betting Proponent Moving Forward With Bill for 2020 General Assembly Session (11/15/2019)
(Kentucky) -- The Kentucky General Assembly will take up sports betting again in 2020 as the lawmaker who sponsored the bill told Casino.org he will refile his proposal...
article Republican state legislator plans to file sports wagering bill (11/13/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Neighboring states appear to be winning big on sports betting, and a state legislator plans to get the ball rolling in Kentucky. Rep. Adam Koenig, R-...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

article Sen. Smith calls Senate inaction on Violence Against Women Act 'unacceptable' (11/15/2019)
(Minnesota) -- More than seven months after the U.S. House voted to reauthorize a decades-old law aimed at protecting women from violence, the Minnesota's Democratic...
article Violence Against Women Act bogged down (11/15/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Native American victim advocates are calling on the US Senate to pass the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which expired late last year.
article Senators Introduce House-Passed Violence Against Women Act (11/13/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Wednesday led all 47 Democratic senators in introducing the Senate...
article Senate talks on crafting bipartisan Violence Against Women Act break down (11/7/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Bipartisan Senate talks over a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act fell apart this week, Iowa Republican Sen. Joni Ernst said in a...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article Missouri Senate President Pro Tem to file slot machine legislation for 2020 (11/14/2019)
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Senate leader will file legislation in December in Jefferson City to increase penalties for alleged illegal slot machines, setting the slot...
article Missouri Senate President Pro Tem to file slot machine legislation for 2020 (11/13/2019)
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Senate leader will file legislation in December in Jefferson City to increase penalties for alleged illegal slot machines, setting the slot...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

California Sports Betting

article California tribes back initiative to legalize sports betting (11/13/2019)
(California) -- A coalition of Native American tribes has proposed an initiative for the 2020 ballot that would legalize sports betting in California at Indian gaming...
article Native American tribes propose initiative to legalize sports betting in California (11/13/2019)
(California) -- Betting on Los Angeles Lakers and Rams games would be legal in California under an initiative proposed Wednesday by a coalition of Native American tribes...
article Why This Try To Legalize California Sports Betting Might Stick (11/13/2019)
(California) -- This could be the attempt to legalize California sports betting that catches. A powerful coalition of Native American tribes filed this week a ballot...
article California Inches Closer To Legalizing Sports Betting (11/13/2019)
(California) -- The movement to legalize sports betting in California faces a busy second half of November as a hearing and tribal input threaten the long opposed...
article Sports Betting Is On The Menu In California But Major Hurdles Remain (11/11/2019)
(California) -- At a recent panel discussion at the 2019 Sports Betting USA Conference, the prospect that California could be in play for sports betting in 2020 was...
article The Future of Sports Betting in California Is Coming in Slow (11/7/2019)
(California) -- Ever since the Supreme Court of the United States has made a decision regarding the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act or PASPA in 2018, many...
article California moves a little closer to legal sports wagers (11/3/2019)
(California) -- As California continues its push to become as self-sufficient as possible, an industry that has escaped its grasp for decades might be ready to enter its...
article California Sports Betting? Legislative Hearing Likely To Take Place In Los Angeles This Month (11/1/2019)
(California) -- Lawmakers in California are lining up witnesses for their first sports betting hearing of 2019. Per Legal Sports Report sources, the legislature hopes to...
article Betting on the ballot: Voters could decide future of sports betting in California (10/31/2019)
(California) -- A year from now, Californians may be voting on whether to have legalized sports betting available in casinos, card rooms, and maybe even in stadiums and...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan Inching Toward Legal Online Gambling As Key Players Negotiate (11/8/2019)
(Michigan) -- Substantive discussions finally are underway to bridge the gap between Michigan casinos and the governor on internet gambling. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...
article Michigan sports betting bills pass the House but don’t celebrate just yet (11/1/2019)
(Michigan) -- Never celebrate before the clock hits zero—especially in The Big House. And even though Michigan sports betting may have the lead, the bills in their...
article House raises stakes, approves bills to legalize sports betting and internet gaming (10/31/2019)
(Michigan) -- Bills that would legalize sports betting and internet gaming in Michigan passed the state House on Wednesday despite opposition from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...
article Michigan House OKs bills to legalize sports betting, online gambling (10/31/2019)
(Michigan) -- Legislation legalizing sports betting and online gambling in Michigan were approved by the House of Representatives Wednesday, although some still have...
article Michigan online gaming and sports betting bill passed by the House (10/31/2019)
(Michigan) -- The 10-bill package legislation was sent Wednesday to the Senate for future consideration. The governor fears that the increased opportunities for gambling...
article Michigan House passes sports betting, online gambling bills (10/30/2019)
(Michigan) -- Sports betting and online gambling would become legal at Michigan casinos under legislation approved Wednesday by the House, though Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...
article Sports betting, internet gaming and gambling approved by House, but face Gov. Whitmer veto (10/30/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Michigan House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation Wednesday that legalizes sports betting, internet gaming and gambling on fantasy sports,...
article Michigan Internet, sports betting bills advance through House (10/29/2019)
(Michigan) -- Facing a possible governor's veto, a House committee has moved legalized sports and Internet betting one step closer to reality. With a host of gaming...
article Michigan Lawmakers Send Sports Betting Bill To House Floor (10/29/2019)
(Michigan) -- Michigan Representative Brandt Iden got his sports betting and internet gaming package out of the Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday, advancing a bill...
article Michigan Sports Betting Bills Advance Without Governor’s Support (10/29/2019)
(Michigan) -- Sports betting legislation is moving in Michigan, advancing with a package of gambling bills through the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. The...
article House chair ready to throw dice on online gaming, sports betting bills (10/28/2019)
(Michigan) -- A key state House committee chairman plans to push for the legalization of online gaming and sports betting in Michigan after negotiating higher-than-...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Committee passes bill for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians (11/7/2019)
(California) -- The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, chaired by Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), yesterday passed H.R. 317, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land...
article Another tribal homelands bill on the agenda in a heated political era (11/6/2019)
(Washington) -- A bill to help the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians provide a stable homeland for its people is taking another step forward on Capitol Hill in an...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article POGO Filed an Extension to the House Bill 5267 (11/7/2019)
(Philippines) -- The Philippine Offshore Gambling Operator (POGO) brings a new tax plan up for discussion as the industry is already receiving plenty of pressure from...
1 Article on this Issue

First Nations

article Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act introduced in BC (11/5/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Legislation introduced by British Columbia’s government in collaboration with the First Nations leaders would bring into provincial law...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania lawmakers consider bill aimed at changing Games of Chance Act (11/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania House panel is considering proposed legislation that could lead to further changes in the state’s Local Option Small Games of...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article California Legislators Eye 2020 Ballot for Sports Betting (11/4/2019)
(California) -- With the 2020 election only a year away, legislators in California are eyeing the ballot as a deadline for approval for sports betting in the state from...
1 Article on this Issue

Wounded Knee

article Some reps from Dakotas, Minn. undecided on revoking Wounded Knee massacre medals (11/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. House representatives from the Dakotas and Minnesota are largely undecided on a bill that would rescind Medals of Honor awarded after a 129-...
1 Article on this Issue

Chaco Canyon

article US House OKs protections near Chaco park in New Mexico (11/1/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Walls of stacked stone jut up from the canyon floor, some perfectly aligned with the seasonal movements of the sun and moon. Circular ceremonial...
article House Passes Bill To Protect Chaco Canyon (10/31/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that aims to ban oil and gas drilling on federal lands near Chaco Canyon. The bill's...
article US House OKs Protections Near Historical Park In New Mexico (10/31/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Walls of stacked stone jut up from the canyon floor, some perfectly aligned with the seasonal movements of the sun and moon. Circular ceremonial...
article New Mexico Delegation Celebrates House Passage of Permanent Chaco Canyon Protections (10/30/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján, the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, along with U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Deb...
article Congress Takes Up Legislation On Protections For Land Near Chaco Culture National Historical Park (10/30/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Walls of stacked stone jut up from the canyon floor, some perfectly aligned with the seasonal movements of the sun and moon. Circular ceremonial...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Land Issues

article Environmentalists, tribes oppose Clark County lands bill (10/31/2019)
(Nevada) -- Conservationists, rural governments and Native American tribes are opposing a sweeping lands proposal from Clark County over fears that it could restart an...
1 Article on this Issue

New Hampshire Gaming

article New Hampshire cities poised to vote on sports betting permits (10/31/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- People in nine New Hampshire cities are poised to vote Tuesday on whether to allow legalized sports betting in their communities. The voting is part...
article NH Sports Betting Retail Outlets On Concord, Nashua Ballots (10/31/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- Those who want to place a wager on a potential New England Patriots trip back to the Super Bowl, or put a little money on the Boston Bruins if they...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article O’Brien supports sports-betting bill (10/30/2019)
(Ohio) -- State Sen. Sean J. O’Brien testified Tuesday in front of the Ohio Senate General Government and Agency Review Committee about his bill to regulate sports...
article Ohio Lawmakers Are Now Considering Two Sports Betting Bills (10/28/2019)
(Ohio) -- Roughly a year and a half after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a federal law against sports betting and ruled that the question should be left up to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MMIW

article House to vote on permanently banning uranium mines near the Grand Canyon (10/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- The U.S. House will vote Wednesday on a bill that would prohibit new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon, making permanent a ban...
1 Article on this Issue

Montana Gaming

article Sports wagering in Montana moves forward (10/29/2019)
(Montana) -- The Montana Lottery has avoided a major obstacle in its effort to offer sports wagering by the end of the year. An interim legislative committee that met...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article BLOG: Legal sports betting breakdown for the week of October 28 (10/28/2019)
(USA) -- Halloween is just a few days away, but things are already looking grim for the Washington Nationals, who were up 2-0 in the World Series and are now down 3-2...
1 Article on this Issue

Election 2020

article Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Supports Legal Online Poker Nationwide (10/26/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Andrew Yang may have just won the vote of the poker community. The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful said on Twitter he supports legal online...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Illinois lawmakers are going back to Springfield for the fall veto session. Here's what could happen. (10/25/2019)
(Illinois) -- For the first time since the General Assembly adjourned its historic regular legislative session in early June, lawmakers will be back at the Capitol for...
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Other News

article Udall, Murkowski Introduce Legislation to Address Health Care Provider Shortages in Indian Country (11/16/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) introduced the Indian...
article Bill 25 won't uphold Inuit language rights, Nunavut education board says (11/15/2019)
(Nunavut) -- A Nunavut education group is calling out a "huge inequality" between language groups in Nunavut's current education act, and saying a proposed...
article Ukraine Moves Forward With Far-Reaching Gambling Bill But Regional Attorney Urges Investor Caution (11/7/2019)
(Ukraine) -- Ukrainian legalized gambling — which will allow licenses for up to 20 brick and mortar casinos and 10 online gaming operations — is coming...
article IPI wants more time to comment on casino commission bill (11/5/2019)
(Saipan) -- Imperial Pacific International needs more time to comment on a measure that would clarify the regulatory powers of the Commonwealth Casino Commission.
article Greece approves passage of new gambling bill modernising industry frameworks (10/28/2019)
(Greece) -- The Greek government has settled on amendments to finally approve the passage of its revamped gambling bill, launching Hellas first regulated online gambling...
article U.S. Senators Tina Smith & Lisa Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Tribal Energy Legislation (10/17/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- On Wednesday, U.S. Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) introduced the bipartisan Tribal Energy Reauthorization Act (TERA),...
article No more delay on ‘simulated gambling’ ban, Jacksonville City Council decides (10/10/2019)
(Florida) -- A bill passed Tuesday night eliminates a six-month enforcement delay on a law banning casino-style devices used in many video cafes. The city calls the...
article The end of ‘resort fees’ could be at hand (10/8/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Some federal lawmakers want to send hotel resort fees packing. Democratic Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas and Republican Congressman...
article Titus: Congress bill on hotel resort fees faces uphill path (10/5/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal legislation requiring transparency in hotel room rate advertising faces an uphill battle in the current Congress, according to Nevada U.S....
article Washington's coastal tribes are working to escape rising sea levels. A bill in D.C. could help (10/2/2019)
(Washington) -- For the Native tribes that have historically lived along Washington’s Pacific coast, the threat of rising waters is real and imminent. As a result...
article Arizona lawmaker introduces bill to help Native American students (10/1/2019)
(Arizona) -- An Arizona lawmaker has introduced a bill that offers vouchers to Native American students to diversify their educational options. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs on...
article Feds are having to get involved to keep resorts honest (9/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Casinos, hotels and other similar properties are facing heat over outrageous resort fees that are sometimes hidden and which can often drive up...
article Peterson, Stauber introduce bill to remove gray wolves from endangered species protection (9/26/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Trying again. The Duluth News Tribune’s John Myers reports: “Another in a long line of bills to remove wolves from federal Endangered Species...
article Key committee advances Kilmer bill to help coastal tribes facing severe weather threats (9/25/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The congressional House Natural Resources Committee has approved legislation that could help Native American tribes dealing with effects of severe...
article Wyoming Tribes Support Bill To Fund Indian Programs In Advance (9/25/2019)
(Wyoming) -- A bill that would protect tribal nations from the impacts of government shutdowns is up for a hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday,...
article The Oglala Sioux Tribe passes hate crime law protecting its LGBTQ citizens (9/23/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The road to history-making can be rocky for any community. So it was for the Oglala Sioux Tribe on September 4, 2019, when the tribal council voted to...
article Indian Programs Advanced Appropriations Act up for first hearing on Capitol Hill (9/17/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A bipartisan bill to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service in advance is up for first...
article Bost Introduces Bill To Make Cahokia Mounds National Park (8/13/2019)
(Illinois) -- Illinois Congressman Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) introduced legislation Tuesday that would establish Cahokia Mounds in Collinsville, Illinois as a national...
article Measure to guide return of Native American remains pulled by Assemblyman Ramos after tribal backlash (8/12/2019)
(California) -- Members of California tribes not recognized by the federal government were excluded from a recent piece of legislation that would have changed the...
article After California tribes cry foul, Assembly Member James Ramos kills a repatriation bill (8/7/2019)
(California) -- Assembly Member James Ramos, D-Highland, Serrano/Cahuilla, a citizen of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and the first California Indian to be...

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