The Menominee Nation's latest attempt at persuading Gov. Scott Walker to change his mind and approve the tribe's plans for a Kenosha casino fell flat Wednesday after a police officer refused to let the tribal chairman into the governor's Capitol office.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker and the Forest County Potawatomi have signed a compact amendment that would formally require the state to ensure the tribe receives payments for any losses its Milwaukee casino might suffer if the Menominee Nation opens a competing facility in Kenosha.Read More »
Opponents of gambling expansion are arguing a 5 percent revenue drop at Wisconsin's 20 American Indian casinos from 2007-11 is evidence the state has reached its saturation point for casinos. But a tribe trying to open a new casino in Kenosha is blaming the economy.
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KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Menominee tribal officials say the federal government will withdraw its rejection of their plan for an off-reservation casino in Kenosha and reconsider their application. Tribal attorney Rory Dilweg tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel the U.S. Department ...Read More »