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Leland McGee


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Greed, Corruption and Indian Country’s New Welfare States

Indian country’s pecuniary advancements created by Indian gaming are well documented. Many tribes have taken full advantage of expanding and diversifying business ventures that now represent a sustainable economic base far greater than their initial casino enterprise. Such planning and financial discipline is commendable. Strong tribal leadership and willingness...

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Attempted Tribal Casino Urbanization in California Is Dangerous

Currently before the Interior Department are two California “off reservation” casino proposals that carry the support of California Governor Jerry Brown. These two tribes are being touted by Governor Brown as needing additional trust lands closer to urban population centers in order to develop more successful casino enterprises. approved,...

McGee: C;mon, just take the money!

As the final months of the 2008 presidential race unfold, Indian country will determine which of the remaining candidates will best uphold the government-to-government relationship with tribes as the next president of the United States. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the presumptive Republican nominee, has by far the longest most...

McGee: C’mon, just take the money!

As the final months of the 2008 presidential race unfold, Indian country will determine which of the remaining candidates will best uphold the government-to-government relationship with tribes as the next president of the United States. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the presumptive Republican nominee, has by far the longest most...