Native American Tribe Protests Keystone Vote

Native American Tribe Protests Keystone Vote

Updated 11:15 p.m. | A Senate vote to approve the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday took an odd turn after Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., read the final vote tally as protestors of the pipeline in the Senate Gallery burst into song. Capitol Police officers dragged out five protesters, including Greg Grey Cloud of the Rosebud Sioux […]

Morongo Tribe To Purchase Beaumont’s Non-Existent Recycled Water

Morongo Tribe To Purchase Beaumont’s Non-Existent Recycled Water

Three Items concerning the City’s wastewater are listed on the November 18, 2014 Beaumont City Council Agenda: Item 6.a.7 – Recycled Water Agreement with Morongo Item 6.a.15 – Report of Waste Discharge Submittal to Regional Board Item 6.a.16 – Sewer Bond Payoff The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board gave the City of Beaumont […]

Time running out for state to renew gambling pact with Seminole Tribe

Time running out for state to renew gambling pact with Seminole Tribe

TALLAHASSEE — Time is running out to renew a revenue-sharing deal between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe, but the new head of the state Senate isn’t so sure it’s needed. Andy Gardiner, the Orlando Republican set to take over this week as Senate president, says the state government shouldn’t necessarily rush into […]

Current, former Choctaw chiefs to testify at bribery trial – Tulsa World

Current, former Choctaw chiefs to testify at bribery trial – Tulsa World

MUSKOGEE — The current and former chiefs of the Choctaw Nation are expected to be called to the witness stand as early as Monday in the federal proceedings against the tribe’s one-time construction director. Former chief Greg Pyle and his successor, current principal chief Gary Batton, are among the defense witnesses subpoenaed to testify in […]

California Tribe Launches Online Casino, Defying State and Federal Law

California Tribe Launches Online Casino, Defying State and Federal Law

Iipay—the aboriginal nation in Southern California—is entering the massive legal gray area that is online gambling. The tribe’s argument? The servers and all the technology required to make the bets is located on their land, and as a result governed under its laws derived from the legal concept of tribal sovereignty. For years, online gambling […]

County poised to sell park to Suquamish Tribe

County poised to sell park to Suquamish Tribe

SUQUAMISH — Kitsap County has been trying to sell a 200-acre parkland to the Suquamish Tribe for more than a year. Now the two parties have agreed on a price: $1.475 million. The county commission is tentatively slated to approve the sale of the forested property, known as Place of the Bear, at its Monday […]

Obama Doubles Down On Immigration, Keystone Pipeline

Obama Doubles Down On Immigration, Keystone Pipeline

Even as far away as Myanmar, President Obama cannot escape the brewing face-off with Republicans that awaits him at home. Speaking to reporters alongside famous opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, President Obama was adamant that, despite mounting GOP objections, he will move forward and take executive action to reform the immigration system by the […]

MONTANA FSA: Coverage Selection for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs Begins Nov. 17

MONTANA FSA: Coverage Selection for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs Begins Nov. 17

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), begins Nov. 17, 2014, and continues through March 31, 2015. The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in […]

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