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Potawatomi video ad attacks Kenosha casino

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe is back in the fray with a video ad slamming the Menominee Nation’s Kenosha casino proposal.

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1/26/2015

article Editorial: Presidential politics trumped Kenosha casino deal
(Wisconsin) -- To understand how Illinois dodged a large fiscal musket bullet shaped like a roulette ball, you’d have to understand what Wisconsin Gov. Scott...
article Kenosha casino supporters say they're still fighting to change Governor Walker's mind
(Wisconsin) -- Does no mean no? TODAY'S TMJ4 has learned Kenosha Casino supporters are trying to get Governor Walker to reconsider his rejection of the casino...
article Mayor foresees bright future for Dairyland property
(Wisconsin) -- Mayor Keith Bosman said Monday the nixing of a Menominee-Hard Rock casino likely means other potential developers will be waiting in the wings. “We...
article Walker rejects Menominee Tribe’s proposal for Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday he will not approve the long-debated Menominee Tribe’s Kenosha casino proposal, a project that would have...
article Wisconsin Governor Nixes Kenosha Casino [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- Governor Scott Walker vetoed plans Friday for an $800m off-reservation casino between Milwaukee and Chicago, citing legal risks associated with the...

1/25/2015

article Walker Rejects Wisconsin Casino
(Wisconsin) -- The long path to a new casino for the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin came to an abrupt end last week when Governor Scott Walker refused to approve the $800...
article Casino decision decried across party lines
(Wisconsin) -- In a state where the partisan divide has developed into something resembling trench warfare, the reaction to Gov. Scott Walker’s decision to reject...
article Journal Times editorial: Walker deals a win to Potawatomi, big loss to this area
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker rolled snake-eyes for southeastern Wisconsin on Friday. Despite nearly 18 months of negotiations between the Forest County Potawatomi...
article Kenosha Left to Pick Up The Pieces in Wake of Casino Decision
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker sent shock waves through Kenosha late last week, when he rejected a proposed $800 million tribal casino at Dairyland Greyhound Park.
article NO CASINO: Quick quotes from leaders
(Wisconsin) -- Here is a sampling of the local and area leaders reaction to Friday’s decision by Gov. Scott Walker to deny the Menominee-Hard Rock Kenosha casino...
article TURTLE TALK: Forest County Potawatomi Complaint re: Denial of Class III Gaming Compact — And Commentary
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community has filed a complaint against the Department of the Interior over the disapproval of its gaming compact – the...

1/24/2015

article Walker rejects Menominee request for casino
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker on Friday denied the Menominee Nation's request for permission to build an off-reservation casino in Kenosha, saying approving the...
article NO CASINO: Former governor looms in Walker’s decision
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker looked back to his predecessor to justify his denial of the Kenosha casino, saying the compact Jim Doyle negotiated with the Potawatomi...
article NO CASINO: Officials and business leaders react to casino denial
(Wisconsin) -- As he heads to Iowa to attempt to drum up support for a possible presidential run, Gov. Scott Walker is leaving supporters of the Kenosha casino seething.
article NO CASINO: Reactions from residents mixed after Walker denial
(Wisconsin) -- A sampling of people interviewed Friday night in Kenosha elicited a range of opinions on Gov. Walker’s decision earlier in the day to deny the...
article Tribal gaming expert: Risk of lawsuits played into decision
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker’s decision to reject the proposed Kenosha casino may have come down to analysis of dueling threats. Richard Monette, a professor...
article Tribes and politicians react to Governor Walker's decision to reject Kenosha Casino
(Wisconsin) -- Reaction is pouring in from Governor Walker's decision not to approve the Hard Rock Casino planned to be built in Kenosha. The Forest County...
article WI's Indian tribes have mixed reactions to Kenosha casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee and Potawatomi tribes both have been very vocal about the Kenosha casino proposal but other tribes have tried to stay out of the debate and...
article “It would have been fabulous:” Decision to reject Kenosha casino is the talk of the town
(Wisconsin) -- Those who live and work in the Kenosha area are certainly voicing their opinions on the governor’s decision to rule against the proposed Kenosha...
article Dog track may now go on the market
(Wisconsin) -- What now becomes of Dairyland Greyhound Park? That’s one of the questions in the wake of Gov. Scott Walker shooting down the proposed $800 million...

1/23/2015

article Assembly Democratic Leader Response to Rejection of Casino Project
(Wisconsin) -- Today Governor Walker rejected the Menominee casino project in Kenosha, turning away up to 10,000 projected jobs, millions of tourists and a $1.6 billion...
article Disappointing and outrageous
(Wisconsin) -- It’s not just disappointing. It’s outrageous. Gov. Scott Walker’s decision to reject the casino proposed for the Dairyland Greyhound...
article Expert: Tribes, state relationships will be tense moving on from Kenosha casino debate
(Wisconsin) -- The Kenosha casino debate has left Wisconsin's Native American tribes divided following a decision by Gov. Scott Walker not to approve the project. UW...
article Gov. Walker rejects Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's office said Friday that he has informed the Bureau of Indian Affairs at the Department of Interior that he is rejecting...
article Kenosha casino debate swung from jobs to state budget impact
(Wisconsin) -- Early debates over the proposed Kenosha casino surrounded the concerns over the negative social effects from the expansion of gaming, the impacts on jobs...
article Kenosha mayor calls Walker's casino rejection 'bogus'
(Wisconsin) -- Around Kenosha Friday, similar words hung on the minds and lips of people hearing the news Governor Walker rejected the Menominee tribe's planned...
article Lawmakers respond to Walker’s decision to reject Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Governor Scott Walker rejects the Menominee Tribe’s proposed off-reservation casino in Kenosha. Walker said in a statement, “after a...
article Long road to rejection: Walker’s decision not to roll the dice on proposed Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Governor Walker has rejected the plan to build a Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Kenosha. He says it could put tax payers on the hook for hundreds of...
article Menominee expresses disappointment in casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe is expressing disappointment over Gov. Scott Walker's decision against a proposed casino in Kenosha. Tribal chairwoman...
article Menominee Tribe: “Shocked,” “Wronged” and “Angry”
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Nation says Governor Walker’s rejection of their planned Kenosha casino came as a shock. Many tribal leaders and community members are...
article Scott Walker rejects Menominee bid for Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker on Friday killed the Menominee's tribe effort to open an off-reservation casino in Kenosha. In a news release, the governor's...
article State’s casino analysis: Economic impact would have been positive
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin Secretary of Administration Mike Huebsch issued a report on the proposed Kenosha casino that incorporates the analyses of consultants hired by...
article The (now-rejected) Kenosha casino -- jobs and money
(Wisconsin) -- The day before he and other potential presidential contenders headed for a political gathering in Iowa, Gov. Scott Walker announced he would not approve...
article Walker rejects Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- “After a comprehensive review of the potential economic impact of the proposed Kenosha casino project, the risk to the state’s taxpayers is...
article Walker says casino rejection not based on politics
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker will reject the plan for the Kenosha casino. In a statement released Friday, Walker said "the risk to taxpayers is too great....
article Walker's Kenosha casino rejection leads some to anger, disappointment
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker’s highly-anticipated decision on the proposed Kenosha casino finally came Friday, and it left some officials in Racine and Kenosha...
article Wisconsin governor rejects $800 million casino in Kenosha
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday rejected a plan to build a casino in southeastern Wisconsin, saying his decision was based on...
article ‘I think like most of Kenosha, I’m very disappointed’
(Wisconsin) -- As he heads to Iowa to attempt to drum up support for a possible presidential run, Gov. Scott Walker is leaving supporters of the Kenosha casino seething...
article CLOSER LOOK: Presidential implications behind Gov. Walker's Kenosha Casino decision?
(Wisconsin) -- Some wonder if Gov. Scott Walker's (R-WI) decision to reject plans for a new tribal casino in Kenosha had any ties with his presidential ambitions....
article Hard Rock chairman says developer and Menominee met every challenge on casino project
(Wisconsin) -- The developer of the Menominee Nation's proposed Kenosha casino says they've met every challenge confronting the project — and then some....
article OP/ED: Gov. Scott Walker kills the Kenosha casino, and he's right to do so
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker made the right decision Friday when he rejected the Menominee tribe's proposal to build a casino in Kenosha. A study commissioned by...
article Scott Walker rejects Menominee casino in Kenosha, critics blame run for president
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker rejected the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin’s proposed Hard Rock Casino in Kenosha Friday, citing the risk to state taxpayers...

1/22/2015

article Menominee Tribe gets bond to protect state as Potawatomi file federal suit
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Tribe announced Thursday evening its Kenosha Gaming Authority and Hard Rock partners are posting a bond to protect Wisconsin taxpayers if...
article Menominee will post bond to cover state of Wisconsin losses from Potawatomi agreements
(Wisconsin) -- Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Chairwoman Laurie Boivin said Thursday the Menominee Kenosha Gaming Authority, in conjunction with its Hard Rock...
article Tommy Thompson: Potawatomi needs to accept competition
(Wisconsin) -- Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson, who pushed hard for public funding of Miller Park and a Lambeau Field expansion, says a serious discussion of public...
article Walker: Kenosha casino decision ‘imminent’
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker has less than a month to make a decision on the Menominee Nation’s proposed casino in Kenosha. “It will be imminent. It...

1/21/2015

article Casino’s next step: BIA decision on gaming compact
(Wisconsin) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ deadline to rule on the new compact between the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin and the state is further away than...
article Lawmakers weigh in as Menominee compact amendment sent to federal officials ahead of casino deadline
(Wisconsin) -- A deadline is looming for Governor Scott Walker to make a decision on the proposed Kenosha casino. That deadline is February 19th — and the...
article Memo outlines further financial impacts of Menominee compact amendment
(Wisconsin) -- A memo released from Wisconsin Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch on Tuesday raised further concern about state finances over amendments...
article Menominee casino deal poses some risk, state says
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Nation's new gambling compact doesn't guarantee the state wouldn't have to pay a rival tribe hundreds of millions of dollars,...
article Menominee Tribe hopes compact amendment leads to approval of Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin announced today that it has reached an agreement with Gov. Scott Walker to amend its gaming compact with the state...
article Menominee Tribe signs gaming compact with Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian tribe signed an amended gaming agreement with the state Tuesday, calling it a “clear path” for Governor Scott Walker to...
article Menominee Tribe, state sign compact amendment ahead of looming Kenosha casino decision deadline
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Tribe announced on Tuesday evening, January 20th that a compact amendment has been signed ahead of the February 19th decision deadline for a...
article Officials warn casino compact doesn't protect state
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker's administration says the Menominee Nation's new gambling compact doesn't guarantee the state wouldn't have to pay a...
article OP/ED: A sweetener for the tribes
(Wisconsin) -- There’s a sweetener in the amended compact between the state and the Menominee Nation that might make other tribes less resistant to a Kenosha...

1/20/2015

article Compact reached with Menominee Tribe over Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- The state of Wisconsin and the Menominee Nation have agreed to a new gambling compact over a proposed casino in Kenosha that the tribe said would bring $1...
article Menominee hail new agreement, state says Kenosha casino carries big risks
(Wisconsin) -- Menominee tribal officials hailed a gaming agreement signed with the state Tuesday saying it provides Gov. Scott Walker with a "clear path" to...
article Menominee Tribe, State sign new gaming compact amendment
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe and the State have signed a new gaming compact amendment that could clear the way for a proposed casino in Southeast Wisconsin...
article Menominee would pay state at least $1 billion if Kenosha casino is built
(Wisconsin) -- Under an amended compact agreement, the Menominee Nation would pay the state of Wisconsin at least $1 billion over 25 years if a casino is built in...
article Menominee, state ink gaming pact
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Nation and the state of Wisconsin have agreed to an amendment to a gaming compact that would pay the state more than $1 billion over a 25-...
article Report: Menominee, State agree on new gaming compact
(Wisconsin) -- A spokesman for the Menominee Tribe says the tribe and State will sign a new gaming compact this week that could clear the way for a new proposed casino...
article Signatures secured on new Menominee Tribal gaming compact
(Wisconsin) -- A new compact with the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin has been reached, Gov. Scott Walker's office says. In a memo to the assistant secretary of...
article State, Menominee tribe sign new compact; Kenosha casino one step closer
(Wisconsin) -- The state and the Menominee Tribe made a new agreement, or compact, Tuesday that will be sent off to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for its approval. TODAY...
article Seminole Hard Rock Obstructs Scott Walker's Presidential Aspirations
(Wisconsin) -- Social conservatives in Iowa are reminding Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is considering a run for president, that he could lose support in their state...

1/19/2015

article Deadline for Kenosha casino decision one month away
(Wisconsin) -- Time is running out for the state to complete its review of a proposed Kenosha casino, with the deadline for a decision on the project just a month away...
article Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
(Wisconsin) -- Republican leaders in Iowa are urging Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to reject an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation. The $800 million...
article Menominee says state, tribe have agreed on new gaming compact
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Tribe has agreed in principle with the state to a new gaming compact, WISN 12 News has learned. "We expect a new Menominee compact...
article Menominee Tribe says deal close on gaming compact (AUDIO)
(Wisconsin) -- A month out from the deadline for the state to make a decision on a proposed off-reservation Kenosha casino, Menominee Tribe officials indicated Monday...
article Menominee, Walker reportedly negotiating as casino deadline nears
(Wisconsin) -- With a month to go before the deadline to approve or deny a proposed casino, hotel and entertainment project in Kenosha, Gov. Scott Walker's office...
article New gaming compact for Kenosha casino may protect taxpayers
(Wisconsin) -- A new gaming compact addresses the fear that a new Kenosha casino may leave a huge hole in the state's budget.
article OP/ED: Why Walker should approve the Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- This week a group of Iowa social conservatives issued Gov. Scott Walker an ultimatum: If you want to be president, kill the Kenosha casino, they said. To...
article Report: Menominee, State agree on new gaming compact
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Tribe and State of Wisconsin have come to terms on a new gaming compact that could clear the way for a Kenosha casino and hotel, according...
article Walker says he's still trying to work on casino deal
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker says he's still trying to work out a deal before a Feb. 19 deadline that would allow the Menominee Tribe to open a new casino in...
article Wisconsin Family action launches ad urging Walker to say no to Kenosha Casino
(Wisconsin) -- On Monday, the pro-family advocacy group Wisconsin Family Action announced they would hit the airwaves to convince Governor Walker to oppose the Kenosha...

1/17/2015

article Iowa conservatives warn Scott Walker about casino expansion
(Wisconsin) -- Influential social conservatives in Iowa are warning Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker that approving a proposed Kenosha casino next month could hurt his...

1/15/2015

article BLOG: Administrator who rendered Potawotami compact decision is a Democrat donor
(Wisconsin) -- Federal records show that the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs who rendered the decision on the Forest County Potawotami’s compact amendment is...

1/14/2015

article Menominee tribal leaders want meeting with Governor Walker on proposed Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe wants a meeting with Governor Scott Walker to discuss the proposed Kenosha casino — according to the Milwaukee Business...

1/13/2015

article Menominee seek Kenosha casino meeting with Gov. Walker
(Wisconsin) -- A leader with the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin says tribal leaders are ready to meet with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to discuss proceeding with...
article Menominee seek talks with Walker to move casino forward
(Wisconsin) -- Last week’s Bureau of Indian Affairs ruling clears the way for talks with Gov. Scott Walker concerning the proposed Kenosha casino, a Menominee...

1/12/2015

article BIA Rejects Measure Paying Tribe For Competing Casino
(Wisconsin) -- The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday rejected a proposed amendment to an Indian community's gaming compact with Wisconsin that would make the...
article Federal authorities deny Potawotami compact amendment
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawotami lost their bid on Friday to have federal authorities amend their gaming compacts with the State of Wisconsin.
article Kenosha casino proposal: What's new, what's next
(Wisconsin) -- A decision released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs marks the latest development in the complex process surrounding a proposed casino complex...
article Menominee, Potawatomi Tribes At Odds Interpreting BIA Decision
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee tribe says its proposal for a Kenosha casino is getting closer to reality, now that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected an amendment...
article Other View: Don't waste tax dollars on casinos
(Wisconsin) -- It’s hard to think of a more offensive use for public tax dollars than propping up casino profits. Yet that’s how $100 million a year in state...

1/11/2015

article BIA rejects amendment to Potawatomi gaming compact with state
(Wisconsin) -- The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday rejected a proposed amendment to the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe’s gaming compact with the state...
article Federal agency rejects deal over proposed Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected a deal that called for Wisconsin to reimburse the Forest County Potawatomi for any losses the tribe suffers at...

1/10/2015

article BIA rejects Potawatomi compact amendment on recovering losses from Kenosha casino; tribe will sue
(Wisconsin) -- The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Friday rejected a proposed amendment of the Forest County Potawatomi Community's gaming compact with the state of...
article Rep. Kerkman: Casino pact ruling puts gov. in better position to approve
(Wisconsin) -- The Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs rejection of a contract provision that could have obligated the state to make up any money the Pottawatomietribe...
article Advocacy group demands more action from the Menominee Nation on card check
(Wisconsin) -- An advocacy group in support of right-to-work legislation demanded the Menominee Tribe to take further action to end a controversial agreement with three...

1/9/2015

article Bureau of Indian Affairs rejects deal for state to cover Potawatomi losses
(Wisconsin) -- The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday shot down a tribal gaming compact amendment that calls for the state to be on the hook for millions of dollars...
article Casino compact amendment tossed
(Wisconsin) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs rejected a compact amendment Friday that would have obligated the state of Wisconsin to compensate the Forest County...
article Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs rejects amendment to Wisconsin’s compact with Potawatomi
(Wisconsin) -- A jackpot decision, or a $100 million gamble? The Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs handed down a decision on Friday, January 9th that greatly impacts a...
article Feds reject deal linked to Kenosha casino
(Washington D.C.) -- A new development linked to the proposed Kenosha casino. The federal government announced Friday evening that it rejected a deal connected to the...
article Feds reject deal that needed WI to reimburse Potawatomi
(Wisconsin) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected a deal that known as for Wisconsin to reimburse the Forest County Potawatomi for any losses the tribe suffers at...
article Deadline looms for federal officials to approve Kenosha Casino deal
(Wisconsin) -- Federal officials have until today to approve a deal that could impact the future of the Kenosha Casino project. The deal would ensure the Potawatomi...
article Editorial: Don't waste tax dollars on casinos
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker should reject the proposed Kenosha casino, which would be built on the former Dairyland Greyhound Park site.

1/7/2015

article Deadline on Kenosha casino compact amendment looms
(Wisconsin) -- Federal officials have until Friday to approve a deal that calls for the state to ensure the Forest County Potawatomi are reimbursed for any losses tied...
article Federal officials have until January 9th to approve compact amendment for Kenosha casino project
(Wisconsin) -- Federal officials have until Friday, January 9th to approve a deal that calls for the state to ensure the Forest County Potawatomi are reimbursed for any...

1/6/2015

article Menominee trying to get on Walker's good side
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker isn’t crazy about unions. So if you want to get on his good side, cut your ties to unions. That seems to be the message the...
article Tribe, union dissolve 'card check' labor agreement
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian tribe and a labor organization have dissolved an agreement that would have made it easier for casino workers to form a union. Tribal...

1/5/2015

article Council backs resolution urging casino approval
(Wisconsin) -- The Kenosha City Council rang in 2015 Monday night by unanimously supporting a resolution urging Gov. Scott Walker to approve plans for a Kenosha casino....
article Tribe, union dissolve pact in bid to sway Scott Walker on Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- In an attempt to boost the chances of Gov. Scott Walker approving a casino in Kenosha, the Menominee tribe and a labor organization have dissolved a 10-...

1/4/2015

article Letters: Casino should be approved
(Wisconsin) -- The Feb. 19 deadline for Gov. Scott Walker to either give the thumbs up or down to the proposed new Menominee casino at Kenosha is looming. If he’s...

1/3/2015

article Community leaders split on casino's fate
(Wisconsin) -- One thing everyone knows is coming in early 2015 is a decision on the proposed Hard Rock Casino on the former Dairyland greyhound racetrack. Gov. Scott...

1/1/2015

article Wisconsin doesn't need another casino -- David Larson
(Wisconsin) -- We have 18 casinos already in Wisconsin. A casino is within about an hour's drive for most people in this state. We have 5.7 million people who live...

12/31/2014

article 50 days and counting until casino deadline
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker has until mid-February to decide whether to approve a new Kenosha casino, and he says he plans to use the remaining time.

12/30/2014

article Gov. Walker expects Kenosha casino decision close to Feb. 19 deadline
(Wisconsin) -- Governor Scott Walker has until February 19th to decide whether the Menominee Indian tribe can build its long-proposed Kenosha casino. The Republican...
article Governor Walker: “Yes” to Kenosha casino could lead to 5,000 jobs, but it could cost the state $100M
(Wisconsin) -- Saying “yes” or “no” to an $800 million proposal for a casino in Kenosha may be the biggest economic decision Governor Scott...

12/29/2014

article Gov. Walker discusses big decisions ahead in 2015
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker has some high-profile decisions on his plate as he begins his second term. WISN 12 News political reporter Kent Wainscott sat down with...
article Kenosha casino decision likely coming close to deadline
(Wisconsin) -- Governor Scott Walker continues to weigh the approval of a proposed Kenosha casino and says any decision on the project will likely come close to a...

12/28/2014

article Gov. Walker’s decision on the Kenosha casino remains mystery
(Wisconsin) -- Time is growing short for Republican Gov. Scott Walker to decide whether to approve a new Kenosha casino. The Menominee Nation won federal approval for...
article Wisconsin governor's casino decision complicated as clock ticks toward deadline
(Wisconsin) -- The clock is ticking on Gov. Scott Walker to decide whether to approve a new Kenosha casino and it looks like he's going to take every second before...

12/21/2014

article LETTER: Yes to casino proposal
(Wisconsin) -- Monopoly on casino. The group that is working for the Potawatomi with its TV ads against the casino in Kenosha — about all this money that will be...

12/18/2014

article Supporters of Kenosha casino rally for jobs
(Wisconsin) -- Hundreds of supporters of a new casino in Kenosha rallied for jobs at the former greyhound dog track. Local and state officials were among those who...

12/17/2014

article Casino supporters rally at Dairyland site
(Wisconsin) -- Supporters of the proposed Kenosha casino touted the jobs and economic impact possibilities at a rally Wednesday, about two months before Gov. Scott...
article Kenosha casino draws lawmakers, right-to-work advocates, tribes into debate
(Wisconsin) -- By all public perceptions, supporters of a proposed casino complex in Kenosha are optimistic the project will ultimately be approved. The snag: the...
article OP/ED: Time for Gov. Scott Walker to say no to Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Why is Gov. Scott Walker having so much trouble saying no? His administration has hemmed and hawed and delayed and dragged its feet and argued that it...
article Rally pushes jobs, economic benefits of casino
(Wisconsin) -- A rally for jobs to be created by a Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Kenosha drew hundreds of supporters, including local and state elected officials...

12/16/2014

article Hundreds Expected at Kenosha Casino Rally
(Wisconsin) -- About 500 people are expected to attend a rally Wednesday night in Kenosha, to support the construction of a tribal casino. The host is Republican state...

12/15/2014

article Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Walker should say no to Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Why is Gov. Scott Walker having so much trouble saying no? His administration has hemmed and hawed and delayed and dragged its feet and argued that it...
article Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid
(Wisconsin) -- Supporters of the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino will speak at a rally on Wednesday. The rally will be held at the site of the proposed $800...

12/12/2014

article Casino supporters plan jobs rally
(Wisconsin) -- Forces behind the proposed Kenosha casino hope to showcase support for their plan at a rally Wednesday. The “Kenosha Rally for Jobs” at the...

12/11/2014

article Menominee Positive About Gaming Compact Amendment
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee tribe doesn’t think an amendment to the state’s gaming compact will stand up to legal scrutiny. The tribe’s Kenosha Gaming...
article “Kenosha Rally for Jobs” set for December 17th ahead of Kenosha casino decision deadline
(Wisconsin) -- Organizers are anticipating a large turnout for a “Kenosha Rally for Jobs” on Wednesday, December 17th. The rally, to be held from 5:00 -7:00...

12/9/2014

article Conservative group has strong words for Scott Walker on Kenosha casino proposal
(Wisconsin) -- A conservative organization has strong words for Gov. Scott Walker's administration about the potential approval of a new casino in Kenosha. Wisconsin...

12/6/2014

article Opinion: Political dance music playing?
(Wisconsin) -- EARLIER THIS WEEK Gov. Scott Walker issued an update on his consideration of the Menominee casino proposal in Kenosha and related discussions with the...
article Opinion: Time for Gov. Scott Walker to say no to Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Why is Gov. Scott Walker having so much trouble saying no? His administration has hemmed and hawed and delayed and dragged its feet and argued that it...

12/5/2014

article Casino countdown / Deadline looms as compact amendment adds complications
(Wisconsin) -- Since August 2013 when the Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the proposed Kenosha casino, Gov. Scott Walker has made the next step in the process more and...

12/4/2014

article Gov. Scott Walker should stop studying, and reject Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Why is Gov. Scott Walker having such trouble saying no? His administration has hemmed and hawed and delayed and dragged its feet and argued that it needs...
article Questions raised about constitutionality of amended Kenosha Casino compact
(Wisconsin) -- An attorney for Gov. Scott Walker raised concerns Wednesday about the feasibility of a newly approved agreement between Wisconsin and the Potawatomi tribe...
article State Might Be On The Hook With New Gambling Agreements
(Wisconsin) -- Under a new agreement signed Monday, the state would guarantee that the Potawatomi tribe does not lose money from a proposed competing casino in Kenosha....
article Tribes continue to work with state officials on proposed casino
(Wisconsin) -- A decision is on the proposed casino in Kenosha is still, most likely, weeks away. Part of the debate surrounds the potential impact on Wisconsin...

12/3/2014

article Agreement: state would make-up Potawatomi losses from Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Under a new agreement signed yesterday, the state would guarantee that the Potawatomi tribe does not lose money from a proposed competing casino in...
article Casino amendment now in BIA’s hands / Federal agency has until mid January to rule on compact change
(Wisconsin) -- Add another deadline to the long waiting game for Kenosha’s proposed casino. Proponents of the Menominee Tribe’s plan to build an $800 million...
article Casino Controversy continues
(Wisconsin) -- It's a question that still remains unanswered. Will there be a Menomonee Tribe casino in Kenosha? "This decision isn't just about what I...
article Gov. Walker will take as long as he can on Kenosha casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- A plan approved by a federal tribunal won't mean a shorter timeline for Gov. Scott Walker's long-awaited decision on a proposed casino in Kenosha...
article Kenosha casino faces new legal hurdle
(Wisconsin) -- A new hurdle to the Menominee tribe's bid to open a Kenosha casino emerged Tuesday when a lawyer for Gov. Scott Walker questioned whether the governor...
article Potawatomi would be compensated for losses under proposed compact amendment
(Wisconsin) -- The State of Wisconsin has agreed to make an annual payment to the Forest County Potawatomi in order to allow a proposed Menominee Indian Tribe of...
article Tribes continue to work with state officials on proposed casino
(Wisconsin) -- A decision is likely still weeks away regarding the Menominee Tribe’s proposed casino in Kenosha. But in a letter released Tuesday, Gov. Scott...
article Walker explains Menominee casino decision delay
(Wisconsin) -- The proposed Menominee Indian Tribe’s casino at Kenosha has been on hold for a long time, and Governor Scott Walker says it’s important to...
article “It’s complicated:” Doyle tribal compacts makes decision on Kenosha casino project challenging
(Wisconsin) -- Governor Scott Walker has been weighing a decision on the proposed Kenosha casino for more than a year. A February 19th decision deadline is looming. The...

12/2/2014

article Compact amendment muddies Kenosha casino proposal
(Wisconsin) -- The long, slow process for a proposed casino in Kenosha has a new twist in it. Depending on who’s talking, it’s either a stumbling block or a...
article Gov. Walker: ‘Another step’ in process toward casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker says the state has made another step in the process of gathering information about a proposed casino in Kenosha. The federal government...
article Governor Walker says review of proposed Kenosha casino ‘ongoing’
(Wisconsin) -- Governor Scott Walker says he’s still thinking over the Menominee Indian Tribe’s plans to build a casino in Kenosha.
article Kenosha casino faces new legal hurdle
(Wisconsin) -- An new hurdle to the Menominee tribe's bid to open a Kenosha casino emerged Tuesday when Gov. Scott Walker questioned whether he could legally commit...
article Tribunal backs Potawatomi amendment to state compact; Walker says it's not indication of support for Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- A plan from the Forest County Potawatomi to resolve the long-running dispute with the Menominee Indian Tribe over the Menominee's proposed casino in...
article Two months ahead of Kenosha casino decision deadline, state still negotiating with Potawatomi Tribe
(Wisconsin) -- A little over two months ahead of a deadline for a decision on the proposed Kenosha casino, Governor Scott Walker on Tuesday, December 2nd issued a letter...
article Walker, Potawatomi signs compact amendment to offset losses from potential Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker and the Forest County Potawatomi have signed a compact amendment calling for the state to ensure the tribe receives payments for any...

11/28/2014

article State Sen. Link Seeks To Add Casinos
(Wisconsin) -- The ongoing quest by some lawmakers to bring in more casinos to Illinois will continue this coming spring, according to State Senator Terry Link of...

11/23/2014

article Casino prep underway
(Wisconsin) -- Amid a new round of TV ads on the proposed Kenosha casino, those involved with the $810 million project are laying the groundwork for its possible...

11/20/2014

article Anti casino group Enough Already claims most revenue from Kenosha casino would go to Florida
(Wisconsin) -- As a decision by Gov. Scott Walker draws near, debate over a proposed $800 million casino in Kenosha is rekindling on social media and the airwaves. The...
article Potawatomi deserves to have Kenosha proposal turned down
(Wisconsin) -- How foolish we all were to think that the election on Nov. 4 would mean the end to the tsunami of absurd and unbelievable television ads in the Milwaukee...

11/19/2014

article Ads Ramp Up As Casino Deadline Looms
(Wisconsin) -- Now that the November election is history, a different kind of campaign has begun – perhaps you’ve noticed the ads. Gov. Scott Walker has...
article “It’s been a long haul:” Supporters, opponents of Kenosha casino renew appeals as deadline nears
(Wisconsin) -- The November election is over, but you may have noticed a new series of political ads on the airwaves. Supporters and opponents of the proposed Kenosha...

11/18/2014

article People just want decision on Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker stresses the decision is not political and hinges on tribal contracts

11/17/2014

article Walker says casino ads won't make any difference
(Wisconsin) -- The ad wars are heating up over the proposed Kenosha casino, but Gov. Scott Walker told WISN 12 News the ads are all a waste of money. Both sides are...

11/14/2014

article Menominee Tribe pitches casino to Walker administration
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Nation hosted a key member of the Walker administration Friday, providing a sales pitch on why it deserves another casino.

11/12/2014

article Kenosha Casino: Clash Between Tribes, Part Two
(Wisconsin) -- A decade of debate over a proposed Kenosha casino has led to a clash between tribes. But as I discovered during a recent trip to their north woods...

11/11/2014

article Kenosha Casino: Clash Between Tribes
(Wisconsin) -- A chorus of young voices can be heard in the hallways of an aging school building on the Menominee Reservation in Menominee County, Wisconsin. Students in...

11/7/2014

article No decision soon on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
(Wisconsin) -- Fresh off his election day victory, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) plans to take his time on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino. Walker has...
article Walker: No casino decision likely before February
(Wisconsin) -- Casino boosters hoping the end of the governor’s race would light a fire under Gov. Scott Walker to make a decision on the Kenosha project may have...

11/6/2014

article Election's over; focus returns to Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Now that the election is over, some are wondering about the proposed Kenosha casino. The Menominee Tribe wants to build a Hard Rock casino in Kenosha. The...
article Kenosha casino debate heats up
(Wisconsin) -- There's a new radio ad on the air that's pushing for plans to build a casino in Kenosha.
article Kenosha casino decision process may last until February, Gov. Walker says
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said his staff is going to brief him within the coming week on the status of a study and negotiations on the Menominee Indian...

11/5/2014

article Governor to decide on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won his re-election bid on Tuesday, leaving him in charge of a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino....

10/31/2014

article Menominee tribe, Hard Rock team up with colleges for job training program
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Reservation and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Kenosha have decided to plan for the creation of a new Jobs Training Institute that will...

10/29/2014

article OP/ED: Casino is the forgotten issue of the election
(Wisconsin) -- Remember the casino? It used to be a big deal around here. Somehow it has been almost completely ignored during the campaign for governor. The only hurdle...

10/20/2014

article Candidates discuss Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Nation off-reservation casino was discussed at a Wisconsin gubernatorial debate on Friday. Gov. Scott Walker (R), who is running for re-...

10/18/2014

article Burke-Walker: Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Democrat Mary Burke said "she looked forward" to taking on the issue of whether to approve an off-reservation casino in Kenosha.
article Scott Walker, Mary Burke weigh in on jobs, proposed casino and arena
(Wisconsin) -- The governor's race lies balanced on a knife blade, but Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democrat Mary Burke avoided edgy attacks in their second and...

10/13/2014

article Walker's casino decision will come after election
(Wisconsin) -- Three major casinos in Atlantic City, N.J., closed last month. Thousands of jobs were eliminated in a city that already has substantial unemployment....

10/11/2014

article News Republic editorial: Decision time on casino issue
(Wisconsin) -- It’s time Gov. Scott Walker take his own advice and take decisive action on the Kenosha casino question as though he is “Unintimidated.”

10/6/2014

article OP/ED: Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Imagine my dismay upon learning from team Kerkman-Walker that Jim Doyle is to blame for the lack of a Kenosha casino "moving forward." Who knew...

9/27/2014

article LETTER: Story on casino leads to other questions
(Wisconsin) -- Shereen Siewert's Sept. 21 story about the prospect of Wisconsin gambling dollars leaving the state in regards to the proposed Menominee Tribe casino...

9/25/2014

article COLUMN: Walker faces tough casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- Three major casinos in Atlantic City, N.J. closed this month. Thousands of jobs were eliminated in a city already with substantial unemployment.

9/24/2014

article Forest County Potawatomi Tribe questions rival casino partner
(Wisconsin) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida is recognized worldwide as a leader in the gaming and entertainment industry but not everyone in Wisconsin is laying out the...

9/23/2014

article Pommer: Will governor's 'win-win' be a loser for the state?
(Wisconsin) -- Three major casinos in Atlantic City, N.J. closed this month. Thousands of jobs were eliminated in a city already with substantial unemployment.

9/22/2014

article Seminole Tribe's Hard Rock Casting a Big Shadow in Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida has proposed a partnership between its Hard Rock International casinos and the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin, a deal that...
article Wisconsin casino expansion may benefit Florida tribe
(Wisconsin) -- Although the future of the proposed Indian casino in Kenosha is still unknown, it's clear that if it is approved, it will send millions of dollars to...

9/21/2014

article Potawatomi Double Down on Withholding Payment Promise
(Wisconsin) -- Today an attorney for the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe says it will continue withholding millions of dollars in state payments until a decision on a new...
article Potawatomi tribe still won't pay state while Kenosha casino plan is considered
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi tribe plans to continue withholding millions of dollars in payments to the state until a decision is made on a proposed...
article Tribal leader: Competing casino could cost state millions [video]
(Wisconsin) -- Forest County Potawatomi Attorney General Jeff Crawford says the tribe has withheld a huge gaming payment to the state as the governor continues to...

9/19/2014

article COLUMN: Milwaukee key to casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- Three major casinos in Atlantic City, N.J. closed this month. Thousands of jobs were eliminated in a city already with substantial unemployment.
article Wisconsin casino expansion may benefit Florida tribe
(Wisconsin) -- A proposed partnership between Hard Rock International and the impoverished Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin would funnel millions in profits back to Florida...

9/15/2014

article Burke: Casino decision won't be easy
(Wisconsin) -- If Democrat Mary Burke becomes the state's next governor, she says it won't be easy to decide whether to approve a casino project in Kenosha.
article It’s not yet a reality, but Menominee Tribe looking for employees for proposed Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- Looking for a job? Well — despite it not yet being a reality, the proposed Kenosha casino is looking for workers!

9/14/2014

article Kenosha Casino yet to be approved, recruits workers
(Wisconsin) -- Kenosha Casino is already recruiting workers to fill open positions, there's just one problem: the casino is yet to be approved for construction.

9/13/2014

article Casino not a done deal but jobseekers still sought
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker still hasn't decided whether to approve a proposed off-reservation casino in Kenosha, but that hasn't stopped the team leading...
article Governor Says Off-Reservation Casino May Cost Wisconsin Millions [sub req'd]
(Wisconsin) -- A proposed off-reservation American Indian casino in Kenosha, Wisconsin could require the state to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation to...
article Jobs at Kenosha Casino?
(Wisconsin) -- The Menomonee tribe launched a website for people who may be interested in a job at the casino in Kenosha. Although, there isn't a casino in Kenosha...

9/12/2014

article Hard Rock launches website, details potential Kenosha casino jobs
(Wisconsin) -- Feeling confident that Gov. Scott Walker will approve their casino plans, the Menominee Nation and Hard Rock have created a website where curious job...

9/11/2014

article OP/ED: Back and forth between the state and the Potawatomi
(Wisconsin) -- I’ve been poring over correspondence between the state government and the Potawatomi tribe concerning the tribe’s decision to withhold its...

9/10/2014

article Governor says tribal compact is sticking point with Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- A proposed Menominee Nation off-reservation casino for Kenosha is still under review but remains stalled, according to Gov. Scott Walker. Walker, who was...
article State Rep. Kerkman: Calling bluffs and winning the Kenosha casino jackpot
(Wisconsin) -- In the ongoing saga that is the proposed Kenosha casino, new information was injected into the debate when the Forest County Potawatomi refused to make...

9/7/2014

article Take note: Wisconsin poll supports casino
(Wisconsin) -- When the federal government gave its approval to the Kenosha casino plan and sent it to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk for a final decision, Beloiters...
article LETTER: State powerless to force Potawatomi to pay
(Wisconsin) -- Regarding the story “Potawatomi withholds payment to the state”: Looks like Gov. Scott Walker and Brown County are going to learn the same...

9/3/2014

article Casino issue heats up in thick of governor's race
(Wisconsin) -- Less than two weeks ago, Gannett Wisconsin Media Investigative Team reporter Shereen Siewert produced a front-page story revealing how Gov. Scott Walker...
article Ho-Chunk oppose Kenosha casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation remains opposed to a proposed southeastern Wisconsin casino project being pursued by the Menominee tribe.
article OP/ED: Why Walker is delaying casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- Why won't Gov. Walker make a decision on the proposed casino in Kenosha until after the elections? It comes down to maximizing campaign contributions...

9/2/2014

article Wisconsin governor skirts touchy casino decision
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has made a reputation for his willingness to take on difficult political issues. But he's delayed a decision on one of the...

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