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Jul 15, 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...

Jul 08, 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...

Jun 17, 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...

Mar 31, 2003, 00:00 ET

Tribal Governments Lead California in Job Growth

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal government economies have for three years led the state in job growth, with employment...

Mar 28, 2003, 00:00 ET

California Tribes Top Other States in Wages, Benefits, UNLV Study Shows

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at California tribal government gaming operations earn substantially higher wages and...

Mar 12, 2003, 00:00 ET

Tribal Government Contributions to Problem Gambling Prevention Highlighted This Week

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The contribution tribal governments have made in the education, prevention and treatment of problem...

Jan 22, 2003, 00:00 ET

State Legislators at WIGC Lash Out at Davis' Proposal to Balance the Budget On the Backs of Indians

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Several prominent state lawmakers voiced support Wednesday for the economic contributions being made...

Jan 13, 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...

Jan 08, 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...

Jan 03, 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...

Dec 19, 2002, 00:00 ET

Thoroughbred Owners of California Say Gambling Expansion Is Their Top Legislative Priority; Tribal Leaders Say This Would Be a Violation of Public Policy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Efforts by California's thoroughbred racing industry to legalize slot machines at state racetracks,...

Dec 18, 2002, 00:00 ET

Tribal Government Employment Continues to Soar

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal government employment in California for the year ending in November rose 12.2 percent over...

Dec 13, 2002, 00:00 ET

California Nations Indian Gaming Association: TIME Misses the Point of Tribal Government Gaming

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent issue of TIME magazine contains a misleading and inaccurate profile of tribal government...

Dec 11, 2002, 00:00 ET

State Legislators Urge 'Vigorous' Investigation Into State Gambling Regulatory Agency Responsible for Distributing Tribal Gaming Funds; Lawmakers Cite CGCC as 'Exceeding Its Reach'

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A demand by California tribal governments for a legislative audit and investigation into the...

Dec 06, 2002, 00:00 ET

Andreas, Miranda Take Office With State's Largest Tribal Governmental Association

ALPINE, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Ann Martin Andreas, a member of the tribal council for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians in...

Nov 13, 2002, 00:00 ET

Gaming Symposium Excludes Tribal Governments; Tribal Leaders Cite Anti-Indian Agenda; Key Legislator Calls for Inclusive Process

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- An upcoming symposium on gaming slated in Sacramento for Thursday is deliberately excluding tribal...

Oct 30, 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...

Oct 22, 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...

Oct 16, 2002, 01:00 ET

Statement by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association Concerning Employment Growth in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- California tribal governments were the only employer in the state registering double-digit employment...

Jul 29, 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...