Tag Archives: Port Huron

News Commentary on Port Huron Casino Likelihood

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Bay Mills Indian Community on the Move Again: Port Huron Land Deal Completed Yesterday

News articles here and here.

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Detroit Auto Bailout & Indian Gaming Proposals: A Link?

Congress effectively killed the various proposals brought by the State of Michigan, the Bay Mills Indian Community, and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians to ratify off-reservation gaming agreements between the three and variously the Cities of Romulus, … Continue reading

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BMIC & Sault Tribe Gaming Bill Heads to House Floor

Never mind the Senate, this one’s going to be ugly. I wonder how many times Abramoff’s name gets mentioned. Here’s the report from The Hill: House Democratic leaders have brokered a deal to bring to the floor next week a … Continue reading

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News Coverage of BMIC/Sault Tribe Off-Rez Gaming Bills

From the Detroit Free Press: WASHINGTON – The House Judiciary Committee is set to work on a couple of bills on Wednesday that would allow for two new Indian casinos in Michigan – even though another committee has already approved … Continue reading

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House Judiciary Committee Hearing re: BMIC & Sault Tribe Bills — Witness List and Testimony

From the House Judiciary Committee website: The Honorable Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick U.S. House of Representatives Michigan, 13th District Chief Fred Cantu Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan

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House Hearing on Bay Mills/Sault Tribe Off-Rez Gaming

From Indianz: Not sure what it means below that Alicia Walker is chair at Sault Tribe…. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing this morning on two off-reservation casino bills. H.R. 2176 and H.R. 4115 settle land claims for … Continue reading

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Jeff Parker in Business Week re: Metro Detroit Casino Proposals

From Business Week: MGM Mirage’s Hidden Card The flyers mailed to homes across Michigan in late January looked like the handiwork of a group bitterly opposed to gambling. They pictured dice emblazoned with exclamation marks, piles of crumpled-up cash, and … Continue reading

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Off-Reservation Casino Bills Inspire Big Fight — Bay Mills & Sault Tribe

From Indianz: Disgraced Republican lobbyists Jack Abramoff is in prison but his name is being thrown around a lot as the House considers legislation to authorize two off-reservation casinos. Abramoff lobbied against casinos sought by tribes in Louisiana and Michigan. … Continue reading

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Freep Opposes Bay Mills and Sault Tribe Bills

From the Detroit Free Press: Say no to a bad precedent on casinos Among John Engler’s last acts as governor of Michigan — on Dec. 30, 2002, to be precise — was approving a land claim settlement with two Upper … Continue reading

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