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OP/ED: Gov. Walker needs to answer questions in tribal gaming fight

Whatever happened to Gov. Scott Walker’s criteria for expanding tribal gaming in Wisconsin? And why isn’t his administration considering those criteria in the fight between the Ho-Chunk Nation and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community over Ho-Chunk plans to expand its gambling operations?

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10/30/2017

article Tribes clash in northern Wisconsin casino expansion fight
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans in Wisconsin say they will certainly appeal a federal judge’s decision issued last week that said the tribe...

10/29/2017

press release Stockbridge-Munsee Community to Appeal Order Dismissing Ho-Chunk Nation from Lawsuit
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee today announced that it will appeal the recent ruling dismissing the Ho-Chunk Nation from the lawsuit filed to stop the expansion...

10/26/2017

article Stockbridge-Munsee call casino decision "outrageous," vow to appeal
(Wisconsin) -- Calling it “outrageous,” the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans said Thursday that it will appeal a federal judge’s decision issued...

7/6/2017

article Stockbridge-Munsee Band delivers on threat to withhold casino funds
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians is making good on the promise it made in early March to withhold a revenue sharing payment of $923,000 from...
article Tribe withholds state payment over casino dispute
(Wisconsin) -- Officials with the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe say they did not make a casino payment due to the state last month because of a dispute regarding another...
article Wis. Tribe Withholds Revenue Over Rival's Casino Project
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Community let a June 30 revenue-sharing payment deadline pass in the wake of the tribe's fight to prevent a competing Ho-Chunk...

7/5/2017

article Shawano Co. tribe withholds payment to state over casino dispute
(Wisconsin) -- As promised, the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe did not make a June 30 casino payment to the state because of a dispute regarding another tribe’s...
article Tribe withholds $923K payment following competitor's expansion project
(Wisconsin) -- WLUK-TV reports the $923,000 supposed to be made to the state by the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe has been withheld-- a move the tribe announced they'd do...

6/26/2017

article Wisconsin Says Tribe Must Cough Up Casino Revenue [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- The state of Wisconsin on Monday filed a counterclaim against the Stockbridge-Munsee Community in the tribe’s suit seeking to halt plans to expand a...

4/29/2017

article OP/ED: Gov. Walker needs to answer questions in tribal gaming fight
(Wisconsin) -- Whatever happened to Gov. Scott Walker’s criteria for expanding tribal gaming in Wisconsin? And why isn’t his administration considering those...

4/21/2017

article Tribe Asks Judge to Block Competing Casino Expansion
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans, a Wisconsin tribe, filed a lawsuit asking a federal judge to prevent the expansion of a competing Ho-Chunk casino...
article Tribe asks judge to halt Ho-Chunk casino expansion
(Wisconsin) -- A Native American tribe in northern Wisconsin filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday asking a judge to block another band from expanding a competing casino,...

4/20/2017

article Wisconsin tribe files lawsuit against the state
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin’s Stockbridge-Munsee tribe has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker and the Ho-Chunk Nation after...

4/19/2017

article Ho-Chunk Nation casino facing lawsuit over expansion
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation has a lawsuit on their hands after another tribe, the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, sued them over an expansion they say breaks state...
article Judge Asked to Stop Casino Expansion
(Wisconsin) -- A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday by The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans, asking a judge to block Ho-Chunk Nation from expanding their casino....
article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe files lawsuit in casino expansion dispute
(Wisconsin) -- A tribe’s lawsuit is the latest move in a dispute over a casino expansion. The Stockbridge-Munsee tribe has already threatened to withhold nearly...
article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe sues Wisconsin over Ho-Chunk casino expansion
(Wisconsin) -- An eight-month fight over a casino escalated into a lawsuit Wednesday, with one tribe asking a federal judge to block the Ho-Chunk Nation from adding slot...
article Tribe asks judge to halt Ho-Chunk casino expansion
(Wisconsin) -- A Native American tribe in northern Wisconsin is asking a federal judge to block another band from expanding a competing casino. The Stockbridge-Munsee...
article Tribe files lawsuit to block casino expansion in Shawano County
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin Indian tribe that has threatened to withhold nearly $1 million from the state because of a dispute over another tribe's casino expansion...

4/7/2017

article Wisconsin tribe preparing to take Project Forward fight to court
(Wisconsin) -- In Wisconsin, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians is reportedly preparing to file a lawsuit against the rival Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe and its...

4/6/2017

article Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Community might be suing the state of Wisconsin and one of its fellow tribes over a disputed gaming project. The lawsuit would name...
article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe signals it could sue over Ho-Chunk casino expansion
(Wisconsin) -- In a sign a casino dispute between the state and two tribes is escalating, the Stockbridge-Munsee Community has filed initial paperwork in federal court...

4/4/2017

article Tribe president avoids dispute in state Legislature address
(Wisconsin) -- The president of a tribe that plans to withhold nearly $1 million from the state over a casino dispute told Wisconsin lawmakers and officials Tuesday that...
article Stockbridge-Munsee president to address state Legislature
(Wisconsin) -- The president of a tribe that plans to withhold nearly $1 million from the state over a casino dispute will deliver the annual State of the Tribes address...

3/28/2017

article Leader of tribe locked in gambling fight to deliver speech
(Wisconsin) -- The leader of a Wisconsin tribe threatening to withhold its state gambling payment is set to deliver the annual State of the Tribes address to the...

3/13/2017

article Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe Speaks Out
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee tribe has stated that they will not be paying the state the nearly one million dollars in revenue payments as a protest to the Ho-...

3/8/2017

article Wisconsin Indian Tribe Says It Won’t Pony Up $1 Million Casino Payment
(Wisconsin) -- The Wisconsin Stockbridge-Munsee Indian Tribe is making good on its threat to hold back a nearly $1 million casino payment due to the state. The due date...

3/7/2017

article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe threatens to stop casino payment
(Wisconsin) -- A Shawano County Indian tribe threatened Monday to withhold nearly $1 million in casino payments to the state because of a dispute with the expansion of...
article The Stockbridge-Munsee Indians Withhold a $923,000 Revenue Sharing Payment from the State of Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe announced it would withhold a revenue sharing payment from the State of Wisconsin, because it believes the state violated its...
article Tribe notifies State of Wisconsin of intent to withhold nearly $1m revenue sharing payment
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe announced today that it intends to withhold a revenue sharing payment of $923,000 from the State of Wisconsin as the tribe...

3/6/2017

article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe withholding casino payment over dispute with state
(Wisconsin) -- The leader of the Stockbridge-Munsee told Wisconsin authorities Monday her northern tribe was withholding nearly $1 million in casino payments to the...
article Tribe threatens to withhold state payment, ratcheting up clash over Shawano County casino
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin Indian tribe is threatening to withhold a nearly $1 million payment to the state, escalating a dispute over what it describes as an illegal...

9/14/2016

article Meet one of Wisconsin's youngest Native American tribe leaders
(Wisconsin) -- This past weekend on Milwaukee’s lakefront was the annual Indian Summer Festival; a three-day celebration and appreciation of the 11 Native American...

8/29/2016

press release North Star Mohican Casino Resort Appoints Michael Bonakdar New General Manager
(Wisconsin) -- The North Star Mohican Casino Resort announces the appointment of Michael Bonakdar as its new General Manager. Bonakdar will oversee all day-to-day...

8/26/2016

article Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe to Develop $3M Retail Center in Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians continues to spur economic growth in North Central Wisconsin. The tribe has announced plans to develop a...

8/14/2014

article 2nd Circuit won't rehear Stockbridge-Munsee land claim lawsuit
(Wisconsin) -- The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to rehear the Stockbridge-Munsee Community land claim lawsuit. The tribe, now based in Wisconsin, sued the...

6/21/2014

article Appeals court dismisses Stockbridge-Munsee Band's land claim
(New York) -- The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed yet another tribal land claim. In a unanimous decision, the court said tribes can't sue to recover land...

6/7/2014

article Stockbridge-Munsee Band withdraws bid for casino in New York
(New York) -- After more than a decade of work, it looks like the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin has pulled the plug on plans for a casino in...

6/6/2014

article Developer Declines to Bid on Catskills Casino License
(New York) -- The developer who built the Mohegan Sun said Thursday he won't bid on a casino license in the Catskills, citing the potential for competition in nearby...
article Orange County casino plans crowding out Catskills
(New York) -- For years, developers had hoped New York would open its doors to private casinos in an effort to convert abandoned or little-used resorts in the famed...
article Trading Cove withdraws from Catskills
(Connecticut) -- One of the three southeastern Connecticut gaming operators interested in New York’s Catskills region has abandoned plans to pursue a casino...
article Trading Cove, Stockbridge-Munsees pull out of Sullivan casino sweepstakes
(New York) -- Trading Cove and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community have been attempting to bring a first-class casino destination resort to the Town of Thompson for 14...

6/5/2014

article Catskills casino project goes bust, citing competition in Orange County
(New York) -- Developers are dropping a plan to build a casino in Thompson, Sullivan County, citing the growing competition for a casino in Orange County.
article Developers drop plans for Catskills casino
(New York) -- A development group that wanted to build a casino in the Catskills is dropping out, saying the possibility of a competing casino closer to New York City...
article Trading Cove, Stockbridge-Munsee tribe pull plug on Catskills casino project
(New York) -- Trading Cove New York, a partnership whose principals include Len Wolman, chairman of the Waterford Hotel Group, and the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe have...

4/30/2014

article Thompson board hears from two casino contenders
(New York) -- Two of Sullivan County's four casino hopefuls appeared before the Town of Thompson Planning Board Wednesday night.

3/29/2014

article Author chronicles history of Stockbridge Mohicans
(Wisconsin) -- A chance encounter on a kayaking trip sparked an area man’s interest in the history of a Native American tribe and has led him to publish a book...

3/23/2014

article Steve Israel: Investors outside region are asking about casinos
(New York) -- Lots of casino chatter this week as the state inches closer to issuing its formal Request for Applications for the four upstate casinos it will pick in the...

3/17/2014

article New entry in derby to win approval for Sullivan casino
(New York) -- Add another project to the short list of Catskill casino contenders that should meet one of the state's key criteria: to be able to open within two...

2/9/2014

article Casino plan pits economics versus environment
(New York) -- How do you balance the economic boost supporters say a casino will deliver against the environmental harm its critics say it will cause?

2/3/2014

article Progress on Stockbridge-Munsee off-reservation casino bid
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin is seeing progress on its New York off-reservation casino. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is...

8/6/2013

article Stockbridge-Munsee Claim Against Oneida Indian Nation Land Dismissed
(New York) -- A federal judge has dismissed a decades-old land claim in New York against the Oneida Indian Nation by an Indian tribe whose land base is more than 1,000...

7/29/2013

article Stockbridge-Munsee Community still pursuing New York casino
(New York) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Community of Wisconsin is still pursuing an off-reservation casino in the Catskills region of New York. The tribe has been pursuing...

7/26/2013

article Tribe's 13-year pursuit for casino continues / Application 'very much alive'
(New York) -- They're back. Or more precisely, they've never really been away. As casino supporters and opponents jockey for the November referendum to legalize...

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