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September 30th

Light and Rand present lecture on Indian gaming in Oklahoma:

Sep 30 2006
On October 9, 2006, Steven Andrew Light and Kathryn R.L. Rand gave the Annual Watkins Lecture at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. The lectureship brings recognized authorities to ECU to address subjects of public interest at the local, state, or national level. Besides their public lecture, Light and Rand also guest lectured in a class and presented an informal “brown bag” discussion with faculty, students, and tribal leaders. Read more.

September 27th

California Dreaming

Sep 27 2006
As we discussed in a mid-September post (see "The Compacts Are Dead, The Compacts Are Dead," Sept. 9th), the recent big news from California was the eleventh-hour demise of Governor Schwarzenegger’s proposed compacts with five tribes that would have changed the landscape of Indian gaming in that state.

September 24th

Eastern Shawnee Survey

Sep 24 2006
Thread: Indian Gaming in the News

September 19th

Steve’s Quoted in These Articles on the RIGHT Bill’s Defeat

Sep 19 2006
Thread: Proposed IGRA Amendments

New Verse, But Same Old Song

Sep 19 2006
Thread: Indian Gaming in the News

States trying to tax tribes is an American tradition. The general rule is that states cannot tax tribal governments (though the U.S. Supreme Court has carved out exceptions), and the express rule in IGRA is that states cannot tax tribal gaming. But that doesn't stop them from trying.

September 13th

Looks Like the RIGHT Bill is Wrong (Temporarily, at Least)

Sep 13 2006
Thread: Proposed IGRA Amendments

September 11th

Indian Gaming and Wisconsin State Politics

Sep 11 2006
Thread: Indian Gaming in the News

Here's a short excerpt from an online “chat” hosted by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel with Paul Bucher, the Waukesha County District Attorney and a Republican challenger for the office of Wisconsin Attorney General.