News Reports 2010

This page contains all archived news stories from 2010. Some links go to online newspapers off of our site. Some of those links may not have been maintained by the other sites.


Date: January 2, 2011
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Interior Department believes they have a way to overcome Supreme Court Ruling

Date: December 30, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Feinstein’s use of Interior ‘drafting service’ sparks controversy

Date: December 22, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansetts fail in effort to win land-trust status in Rhode Island

Date: December 19, 2010
Source: CNN Politics
Subject: Senate GOP leader says deal reached on government spending, but Democrats say not yet, and no word yet on Carcieri fix

Date: December 18, 2010
Source: Federal News Radio
Subject: Congress approves three-day continuing resolution

Date: December 17, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Senators, more tribal leaders urge ‘clean Carcieri fix’ passage – Senate Republican minority leader pitches two-month budget extension

Date: December 17, 2010
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Land-into-trust fix in limbo amid dispute on appropriations bill

Date: December 16, 2010
Source: The Hill
Subject: Nevada’s Senator Reid pulls back from yearlong omnibus, aims for short-term funding resolution

Date: December 16, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Obama repeats support for Narragansetts’ land trust

Date: December 15, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansett measure out of Senate bill

Date: December 15, 2010
Source: Common American Journal
Subject: Playing games at high levels

Date: December 15, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Tribal leaders urge Obama to support ‘Carcieri fix’

Date: December 11, 2010
Source: Press Democrat (Sonoma County California)
Subject: No Quick Fix: Tribal land issue deserved the light of public debate

Date: December 10, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansetts’ chief Thomas optimistic after House vote

Date: December 10, 2010
Source: The Hill (a Congressional blog)
Subject: Crying wolf: Tribal bill unrelated to Indian gaming

Date: December 9, 2010
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Land-into-trust fix passes House – Dianne Feinstein to offer amendment in Senate

Date: December 9, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: US House vote gives Narragansetts boost in land debate

Date: December 9, 2010
Source: Press Democrat (Sonoma County California)
Subject: Zane blasts Woolsey over vote on spending bill

Date: December 8, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Obama administration supports Carcieri “fix”

Date: December 8, 2010
Source: FINAL VOTE RESULTS – Langevin votes against the fix
Subject: How did your U.S. Representative vote?

Date: December 7, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: ‘Carcieri fix’ held hostage

Date: December 2, 2010
Source: Capital Weekly (California)
Subject: Feinstein wades into urban gaming fight

Date: November 30, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Carcieri ‘wrongly framed’ as a gambling issue, say critics

Date: November 30, 2010
Source: South Coast Today
Subject: Fall River casino suit: ‘It’s like putting the cart before the horse’

Date: November 26, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: White house confirms support of ‘clean Carcieri fix’

Date: November 18, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansett sachem in D.C., seeks land trust legislation

Date: November 16, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Charlestown Town Council: Wind project freeze adopted

Date: November 8, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Kenyon Industries cuts back river waste

Date: November 7, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Change of course for Whalerock wind project

Date: November 3, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Election results

Date: October 26, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Council takes the wind out of Whalerock hearing

Date: October 15, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Wind project fuels fierce resistance

Date: October 7, 2010
Source: Gambling Compliance
Subject: Shinnecock May Have a Carcieri Problem

Date: October 7, 2010
Source: Capital Weekly – California
Subject: Casino tribes defaulting on debts — with few consequences

Date: October 6, 2010
Source: Newstimes – Connecticut
Subject: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation recognition: End of the road?

Date: October 6, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Court denies Onondaga land rights lawsuit

Date: October 5, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is planning her own version of a “Carcieri fix”

Date: August 24, 2010
Source: Pacific Coast Business News
Subject: Ruling on Chumash property key to Santa Ynez Valley future

Date: August 16, 2010
Source: The Sacramento Bee
Subject: Editorial: Feinstein and Pelosi must stop the “fix” of Supreme Court ruling

Date: August 3, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Janet Coit and W. Michael Sullivan: Protect our land, our water, our future

Date: July 29, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Dam’s removal opens more of Pawcatuck River to spawning fish

Date: July 28, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: ‘Carcieri fix’ bill author says he can’t address RI concerns

Date: July 26, 2010
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Indian lobbyists expect a tough road ahead for land-into-trust fix

Date: July 26, 2010
Source: Gambling Compliance
Subject: Carcieri ‘Fix’ Faces Uncertain Future In Senate

Date: July 25, 2010
Source: New York Times
Subject: States Hooked on Gambling for Revenue

Date: July 24, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: ‘Carcieri fix’ linked to bill in U.S. House

Date: July 23, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Chief Thomas hails House panel vote on trust status

Date: July 23, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Carcieri movement in House – fix attached to appropriations bill

Date: July 21, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Carcieri fix will not move as a standalone due to political opposition – tribal leaders seek attachment to appropriations bill

Date: July 19, 2010
Source: Hartford Business Journal
Subject: Connecticut’s Casino Haul Hits Decade Low

Date: July 19, 2010
Source: The Delaware County Daily Times
Subject: Slot machine play takes tumble

Date: July 17, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Shannock Falls dam project underway

Date: July 14, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Narragansetts seek to reverse Supreme Court ruling, but Reed says not likely to happen

Date: July 13, 2010
Source: The Associated Press
Subject: Mass. Gov. says there may be no casino bill

Date: July 7, 2010
Source: Indianz.com
Subject: Era of big Indian tobacco comes to end

Date: July 7, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: NCAI/USET set July 13 Tribal Leaders’ Carcieri Summit

Date: July 2, 2010
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Housing project could cost town more than $500K per year

Date: July 1, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Candidates for local offices

Date: June 12, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Casino referendum wins 2 a.m. General Assembly approval – also lawmakers approved a bill to increase penalties for “habitual traffic offenders.”

Date: June 12, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: This is how each member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives voted on the casino question

Date: June 12, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: This is how each member of the Rhode Island Senate voted on the casino question

Date: June 8, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Lawmakers to consider casino vote

Date: June 4, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Voters decide budget Monday in Charlestown

Date: May 27, 2010
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: WHY NO FEDERAL OR STATE AGENCY ENFORCES LAWS OR RULES WHEN IT COMES TO INDIAN CASINOS

Date: May 21, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: RI General Assembly debates giving Twin River slot parlor full casino authorization

Date: May 20, 2010
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: CORRUPTION OF CALIFORNIA’S GOVERNMENT BY INDIAN GAMBLING DOLLARS

Date: May 19, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Council votes 5-0 to oust DiBello

Date: May 13, 2010
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: THE FALSE ECONOMIC OF INDIAN GAMBLING CASINOS AND ITS CORRUPTION OF THE STATE’S GOVERNMENT

Date: May 6, 2010
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: INDIAN CASINO GAMBLING IN CALIFORNIA AFTER PASSAGE OF PROPOSITION 1A

Date: May 4, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Conservancy restocks Ninigret Pond clams

Date: April 29, 2010
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: RESULTS OF I.G.R.A AND THE PASSAGE OF PROPOSITION 1A AND THE FLOOD OF INDIAN GAMBLING CASINOS IN CALIFORNIA

Date: April 23, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Carney and Mageau in dispute over who will run the Charlestown Democratic Town Committee

Date: April 22, 2010
Source: Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Subject: THE INDIAN GAMING AND REGULATORY ACT OF 1988: A WELL INTENDED LAW GONE AWRY

Date: April 16, 2010
Source: Cape Cod Times
Subject: Mashpee casino faces long odds

Date: April 13, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Charlestown departments report to council on flood damage

Date: April 9, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Pollutants, from oil to chemicals, foul area floodwaters

Date: April 9, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Fishermen urged to stay away from rivers

Date: April 6, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Tribe loses bid for Navy land

Date: April 1, 2010
Source: The Buffalo News
Subject: Obama signs bill restricting mail-order cigarette sales despite tribal objections

Date: March 29, 2010
Source: The Chariho Times
Subject: Carolina documentary explores village history

Date: March 27, 2010
Source: Santa Maria Times (California)
Subject: Response overturns Chumash expansion (land into trust story)

Date: March 21, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Longtime rec chief fires back at DiLibero

Date: March 13, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Chariho adopts $52.6M budget

Date: March 12, 2010
Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida New York)
Subject: Oneida Indian Nation, Upstate Citizens for Equality at odds over tribe recognition date

Date: March 12, 2009
Source: New London Day
Subject: Casinos given poor grade in new poll results

Date: March 10, 2010
Source: The Wilsonville Spokesman (California)
Subject: Casinos not good for people or government

Date: March 10, 2010
Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida New York)
Subject: 1934 may be key to Oneida Indian Nation land trust suit

Date: March 9, 2010
Source: Observer Dispatch (Utica New York)
Subject: Schumer: Let Congress settle land into trust

Date: March 9, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: DEM backs deer hunt

Date: March 8, 2010
Source: Siskiyou Daily News
Subject: Not just a simple fix of Carcieri, but a broader solution that balances the roles of local and tribal governments

Date: March 8, 2010
Source: Madison County Courier (upstate New York)
Subject: Schumer Implores Administration to Not Institute ‘Carcieri Fix’

Date: March 7, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Narragansetts’ gaming dispute heading to trial

Date: March 6, 2009
Source: New London Day
Subject: More Mashantucket bonds are assigned default S&P rating

Date: February 25, 2010
Source: Cape Cod Times
Subject: Full-text letter from Middleboro selectmen to Mashpee Wampanoag leaders

Date: February 23, 2010
Source: The Providence Journal
Subject: Indian Affairs renews bid for Navy land for Narragansetts

Date: February 22, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Congress shake-ups affect Indian country

Date: February 19, 2010
Source:The Boston Globe
Subject: Wampanoag Tribe member challenges sun rite in letter to Salazar

Date: February 16, 2010
Source: Indian Country Today
Subject: Who is ‘Indian’ varies by definition

Date: February 15, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Objection to Mageau slander

Date: February 13, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Building A Pooch’s Paradise (dog park at Ninigret Park)

Date: February 11, 2010
Source: Mercury News (California)
Subject: Editorial: Guess who is among the top lobbying spenders in D.C. — Indian gaming

Date: February 10, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Parks and Rec votes against town camping fee

Date: February 7, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Moving Upstream – Efforts to bring fish back to the Pawcatuck River

Date: February 6, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: National treasures: WPWA seeks wild and scenic river designations

Date: January 26, 2010
Source: The Columbian (Washington State)
Subject: Silver Lining
– Yes, the recession is awful, but one effect has been to stifle tribal casinos

Date: January 20, 2010
Source: Salt Ponds Coalition
Subject:The Salt Ponds Coalition, the local organization whose mission is to protect the coastal ponds, has written a letter of opposition to the Town Council’s proposed boat ramp on Ninigret Pond. You can read that letter by downloading a PDF of the letter here.

Date: January 18, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Wells to be tested again for toxins

Date: January 11, 2010
Source: The Westerly Sun
Subject: Revised wind power ordinance to be aired tonight in Charlestown

Date: January 9, 2010
Source: E-Gaming Review
Subject: US Indian leader: Barney Frank bill “greatest threat in 20 years”