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The Sacramento Bee: California’s share of Indian gambling money dwindles

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Capitol Alert
By Jim Miller
jmiller@sacbee.com
September 6, 2015

  • Several tribal-state agreements in mid-2000’s included money for state
  • Court decision deemed such payments illegal taxation
  • Tribes happier with Jerry Brown than they were with Arnold Schwarzenegger

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, beginning with the recall campaign and on through his two terms in office, repeatedly linked the state’s tribal casino business to state finances.

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The PE: TRIBAL GAMING: Governor and Ramona band sign casino deal

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June 13, 2013; 04:27 PM

SACRAMENTO — An agreement between the Brown administration and the Ramona Band of Cahuilla allows the tribe to build a casino with as many as 750 slot machines on its remote Riverside County reservation.

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