Tribal battles make for well-fed lobbyists

While there are winners and losers in just about every conflict between Native American groups, one group seems to do well no matter the outcome: lobbyists.

In April, another skirmish broke out in Indian Country when the Kalispel Tribe of Indians filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Spokane Tribe of Indians

 from building a casino. The Kalispel claim the gaming operation would draw business away from their own casino, and imperil their tribe’s continued well-being.

The latest conflict over profitable gaming facilities on tribal lands is unlikely to be the last. The Indian gaming industry brought in almost $30 billion in revenuein 2015, marking a growth spurt after increasing gradually over the last decade…read more.

by Niv SultanSource: Tribal battles make for well-fed lobbyists

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