Press Releases

Indian Gaming Employment Grows 9.4% to Far Exceed Most Other Industries

September 4, 2004

CNIGA Unanimously Endorses Indian Gaming Fair-Shaire Revenue Act

July 16, 2004

California Nations Indian Gaming Association Applauds Governor’s Opposition to Deceptive Gambling Initiative

June 21, 2004

Tribal Leaders and Gaming Executives Expected at Sixth Annual Mid-Year Conference

June 2, 2004

Indian Gaming Jobs Hit New All Time High

May 18, 2004

Tribes Oppose Myers Nomination to 9th Circuit Court

March 25, 2004

CNIGA Meets with New Chair of State Gambling Control Commission

March 19, 2004

CNIGA Statement Regarding City and County Relations

March 9, 2004

2004 State of the Tribal Nations Address

January 14, 2004

CNIGA Congratulates Governor on Appointment

January 7, 2004

Ninth Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference to Focus on Cutting Edge Issues Surrounding Tribal Government Gaming in California

January 6, 2004

Tribes Agree with Governor on Jobs

January 6, 2004

U.S. 9th Circuit Court Upholds Constitution’s Restricting Gaming to Indian Tribal Lands

December 23, 2003

Miranda Elected Chairman of California Nations Indian Gaming Association

December 4, 2003

Gallardo to Join CNIGA as Legislative Director

November 17, 2003

Disaster Fund Created for Tribes Devastated by Fires

October 29, 2003

“Tumbling Dice” — “I couldn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel. I wanted to die.”

October 14, 2003

“Tumbling Dice” — Youth Gambling Researchers and Victims Discuss Addiction Oct. 13 at State Capitol Building

October 6, 2003

“Tumbling Dice” — Macarro Satre to Keynote Tribal Problem Gambling Conference Luncheon Oct. 13 in Temecula

September 24, 2003

Schwarzenegger Far Off the Mark on Tribal Governments

September 23, 2003

Statement by Chairwoman Soulliere Following Meeting with Candidates in the Recall Election

August 28, 2003

CNIGA to Host Candidates for Governor Today in Sacramento

August 28, 2003

State to Audit Gaming Regulatory Agency’s Management of Tribal Revenue Sharing Fund

August 16, 2003

CNIGA Responds to Torres Martinez Compact

August 13, 2003

Growth in Tribal Employment Nears 20 Percent

August 12, 2003

Tribes Outraged at Governor Davis’ Refusal to Sign ’99 Tribal-State Gaming Compacts

July 25, 2003

California Gaming Tribes Sharing Revenues with Non-Gaming Tribes and Reaching Out to Problem Gamblers

July 16, 2003

California Tribes “Outraged” at Rhode Island State Police Treatment of Narragansett Tribal Chief

July 15, 2003

Tribal Government Job Growth Hits 14.8%, Topping All Other California Private and Public Sector Employers

July 15, 2003

Advisory: CNIGA Chairwoman to Give Testimony Before Senate Committee

July 8, 2003

California Tribal Employment Continues to Soar as Job Growth for the Rest of the State Lags

June 17, 2003

Tribal Governments Lead California in Job Growth

March 31, 2003

California Tribes Top Other States in Wages, Benefits, UNLV Study Shows

March 28, 2003

Tribal Governments Contributions to Problem Gambling Prevention Highlighted This Week

March 12, 2003

Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission to Speak at the Western Indian Gaming Conference

January 13, 2003

Senator Jim Battin Calls for Eliminating Cap on Machines in Tribal-State Compacts to Stimulate Economy and Help Do Away with Budget Deficit

January 7, 2003

Prominent State Legislators to Speak at CNIGA Conference

January 3, 2003

Manfred P. Muecke Becomes First Attorney in Chemehuevi Tribe

December 26, 2002

Thoroughbred Owners of California Say Gambling Expansion is Their Top Legislative Priority; Tribal Leaders Say This Would Be a Violation of Public Policy

December 19, 2002

Tribal Government Employment Continues to Soar

December 18, 2002

Time Misses the Point of Tribal Government Gaming

December 13, 2002

State Legislators Urge “Vigorous” Investigation into State Gambling Regulatory Agency Responsible for Distributing Tribal Gaming Funds; Lawmakers Cite CGCC as “Exceeding Its Reach”

December 11, 2002

Andreas, Miranda Take Office with State’s Largest Tribal Governmental Association

December 5, 2002

Gaming Symposium Excludes Tribal Governments; Tribal Leaders Cite Anti-Indian Agenda; Key Legislator Calls for Inclusive Process

November 13, 2002

Gaming Tribes Begin Contributing to Special Distribution Fund

October 30, 2002

CNIGA Calls for Legislative Audit and Investigation into the Management of the Indian Gaming Revenue Shairing Trust Fund

October 22, 2002

Statement by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association Concerning Employment Growth in California

October 16, 2002

U.S. District Court Supports Proposition 1A

July 29, 2002

More Than 700 Tribal Leaders and Gaming Executives from Throughout the Country Expected at Seventh Annual Conference in San Diego

January 29, 2002

CNIGA Elects Brenda Soulliere as New Chairperson

December 10, 2001