New BIA decision sparks Plymouth casino battle anew
A week after a state administrative judge went into deliberation about whether a proposed Buena Vista Casino near Ione can obtain a liquor license, a ruling from the federal governmental about a different proposed casino — this one near Plymouth — has tribal members cheering and anti-casino groups vowing to fight
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article Lawsuit challenging Amador County casino moved to Sacramento
(California) -- A lawsuit challenging a proposed tribal casino in Amador County has been shifted to federal court in Sacramento, and away from a Washington, D.C.-based...
article Restored Lands for a Restored Tribe?
(California) -- “We expected to be challenged,” Tribal Council Chairperson for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians Yvonne Miller said confidently, laying a...
article EDITORIAL: Communities struggle to slow expansion of gambling
(California) -- What does the Obama administration have against the residents of Amador County? Tiny Amador, home to just 38,000 people, is fighting a pitched battle...
article Amador suit seeks to stop Federal Trust for Ione Band's Plymouth Casino
(California) -- Amador County filed a suit in U.S. District Court last week seeking to stop the taking of land into federal trust on behalf of the Ione Band of Miwok...
article One For Two / BIA approves, denies California gaming applications
(California) -- In May, the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the gaming application of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians for 228 acres in Amador County, California...
article Amador County sues U.S. Interior Department to block casino
(California) -- Amador County has sued the U.S. Department of Interior in a bid to block the Ione Band of Miwok Indians from building a casino resort near the rural town...
article Amador County faces possible third casino
(California) -- The last time Plymouth and its 980 residents felt so agitated about the prospect of an Indian casino voters recalled the mayor and two other City Council...
article Ruling in favor of Miwok Indians reignites Amador County casino debate
(California) -- The last time the town of Plymouth and its 980 residents felt so agitated about the prospect of an Indian casino rising on their golden meadows, voters...
article BIA trust fo Ione Miwok casino based on restoring tribal land
(California) -- The Department of the Interior announced last week two rulings for California tribes seeking casino trust lands, including the affirmative decision for...
article New BIA decision sparks Plymouth casino battle anew
(California) -- A week after a state administrative judge went into deliberation about whether a proposed Buena Vista Casino near Ione can obtain a liquor license, a...
article U.S. Department of the Interior approves Ione Band of Miwok Indians’ fee-to-trust application
(California) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior approved the casino and land fee-to-trust application of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians on Friday, May 25, clearing...
article BIA Approves Ione Band’s Gaming Land Application; Denies Scotts Valley Band
(Washington D.C.) -- One indigenous nation in California has reason to celebrate and another has cause for disappointment after the Bureau of Indian Affairs issued...
article Miwok Indian tribe wins right to build casino near Plymouth
(California) -- An Amador County tribe cleared a major hurdle Friday in a long quest to get land to build a casino near the town of Plymouth.
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