Mashpee tribe speeds up timetable for Taunton casino opening

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Former Mashpee tribal chairman Glenn Marshall, who had previously been convicted of rape, pleaded guilty in to embezzling tribal funds and campaign-finance violations while working with Abramoff to secure federal recognition for the tribe, which was granted in Another figure from the Abramoff lobbying scandal, former California Rep. Richard Pombo, now works as a lobbyist for Genting Americas Holding Limited, which has been involved with funding the project. Salazar, the U.

Supreme Court ruling that the declared the federal government could only take land into trust for tribes recognized at the time of the Indian Reorganization Act of District Court Judge William G.

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S Department of the Interior on Tuesday took no position during a congressional hearing on legislation that would secure the Mashpee Wampanoag Tuesday to talk about legislation that could help revive Department of the Interior, lawmakers, the courts and commercial The Cape Cod tribe on Tuesday House panel shows support for Warren-backed bill on tribal casino Washington D. Native News Energy Environment. Realpolitik In Mashpee Massachusetts -- What a difference two years can make.

In the spring of , Mashpee town government and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe appeared to be on a collision Indian Gaming Casinos Education. Warren blasted for backing Cape Cod tribe over blue-collar burg for casino jobs Massachusetts -- Sen. Indian Gaming Casinos Elections Politics.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging the federal government to issue a final decision about land-in-trust Indian land-trust case raises red flags Massachusetts -- A modest courthouse and a fledgling police force, a housing development for American Indian families and a school where students are taught Energy independence Massachusetts -- News that the Mashpee Wampanoag has secured a grant to explore energy self-sufficiency should be seen as a powerful and unique opportunity that could The tribe's housing department recently issued a Liz Warren is pushing legislation to let the Casino is at heart of Wampanoag challenge, and Obama was no help Massachusetts -- Maybe the Wampanoag deserve a reservation, but it is understandable that the rest of the state may not want another casino open.

It involves a piece of legislation introduced in the Senate in March Elizabeth Warren is pushing federal legislation to help deliver a casino to a tribe with a checkered Reservation Restoration Act rights a historical wrong Massachusetts -- As mayor of the City of Taunton, the question I am asked most frequently is: The short answer is A failure to understand Massachusetts -- The Mashpee Wampanoag, like hundreds of Indian tribes across the country, once had little choice but to give up their tribal lands to marauding Pequot police department is overseen by a criminal Connecticut -- It was alarming when Gov.

Dannel Malloy agreed three years ago to withdraw state police from regular assignment in the two tribal casinos, even though Take the Shakopee Mdewakanton in the state of Minnesota

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