Native American tribes who have been denied federal recognition might have another chance under proposed new rules from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. But those new rules come with a clause that leaves tribes in Connecticut unsure if they’ll ever be recognized. It has reopened an old debate between the state of Connecticut, homeowners and tribes.
A poll released on Monday finds the positive wording of a November ballot amendment to expand gambling in New York State is influencing voters. The poll finds a majority of New York voters support the amendment.
Anti gambling activists took a sledgehammer to a slot machine in front of the New York State Capitol on Tuesday. The activists were demonstrating against a ballot amendment to legalize gambling casinos in New York.
A question on the November ballot will ask New Yorkers if they support an expansion of casino gambling in the state. A new poll finds the language in that ballot question is written in a way that influences voters to vote yes.