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23 Sep, 2003, 01:00 ET Schwarzenegger Far Off the Mark on Tribal Governments

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal casinos are government enterprises, similar to state lotteries, municipal and county airports...


12 Sep, 2003, 01:00 ET 'Tumbling Dice' - Teen-Age Gambling Generates Concern

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Gambling addiction among the nation's young people will be a major topic of discussion during...


08 Sep, 2003, 01:00 ET Experts Join Tribal and State Officials in Gambling Addiction Awareness Campaign

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Top authorities on gambling addiction in America will join tribal leaders and state officials Oct....


27 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET State to Audit Gaming Regulatory Agency's Management of Tribal Revenue Sharing Fund

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Legislative Audit Committee of the state Legislature on Tuesday voted unanimously to seek...


13 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET CNIGA Responds to Torres Martinez Compact

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) is pleased that the Governor is negotiating...


12 Aug, 2003, 01:00 ET Growth in Tribal Employment Nears 20 Percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- California tribal government employment grew by 17.8 percent for the year ending July 2003, far...


25 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET Tribes 'Outraged' at Governor Davis Refusal To Sign '99 Tribal-State Gaming Compacts

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- California tribal leaders are outraged at Gov. Gray Davis' refusal to sign tribal-state gaming...


15 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET California Gaming Tribes Sharing Revenues With Non-Gaming Tribes And Reaching Out to Problem Gamblers

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislation to backfill a tribal government fund established so non-gaming tribes receive a...


15 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET California Tribes 'Outraged' at Rhode Island State Police Treatment of Narragansett Tribal Chief

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- California tribal leaders are outraged at the violent behavior Rhode Island State Police displayed...


15 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET Tribal Government Job Growth Hits 14.8%, Topping All Other California Private and Public Sector Employers

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal governments continue to rank above all other California private and public sector employers in...


08 Jul, 2003, 01:00 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Chairwoman to Give Testimony Before Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenue sharing provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act will be the subject of testimony Wednesday...


17 Jun, 2003, 01:00 ET California Tribal Employment Continues to Soar as Job Growth For the Rest of the State Lags

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal governments continue to far outpace all other California private and public sector employers...


13 Jan, 2003, 00:00 ET Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission to Speak at the Western Indian Gaming Conference

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The new chairman of the federal agency that regulates American Indian gaming will be a featured...


08 Jan, 2003, 00:00 ET Senator Jim Battin Calls for Eliminating Cap on Machines in Tribal-State Compacts to Stimulate Economy and Help Do Away With Budget Deficit

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A prominent California legislator believes eliminating the cap on the number of slot machines tribal...


03 Jan, 2003, 00:00 ET Prominent State Legislators to Speak at CNIGA Conference

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Several prominent state legislators will be participating as speakers and panelists at the 8th Annual...


30 Oct, 2002, 00:00 ET Gaming Tribes Begin Contributing to Special Distribution Fund

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal governments on Thursday will make their first quarterly contributions to a state-administered...


22 Oct, 2002, 01:00 ET CNIGA Calls for Legislative Audit and Investigation Into the Management of the Indian Gaming Revenue Sharing Trust Fund

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association is demanding a legislative audit of the Revenue...


29 Jul, 2002, 01:00 ET U.S. District Court Supports Proposition 1A; Indian Leaders Thank Californians For Their Continued Support

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of California has found Proposition 1A to be...


28 Aug, 2001, 01:00 ET California's Gaming Tribes Share More Than $39 Million With Other Tribes

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The first checks, drawn from more than $39 million deposited by gaming tribes, are being sent today...


01 Aug, 2001, 01:00 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recently conducted statewide survey, Californians continue to support Indian self-sufficiency...