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1:00 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Kenosha Casino Debate: The Numbers Game

The Menominee tribe envisions a casino complex at the site of the former greyhound racetrack
Credit WATG

The Menominee tribe has until Tuesday to win unanimous support for a new casino in Kenosha.

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Economy & Business
5:17 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Professor: State Will 'Drive a Wedge' Between Indian Nations Over Casino

A rendering of the Menominee Tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha, in partnership with Hard Rock International.
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Patty Loew.

Earlier this week, Governor Scott Walker called for a meeting with the leaders of Wisconsin’s 11 Indian tribes to discuss plans for a Menominee casino in Kenosha.

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4:46 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Council Members Urge Walker to Reject Kenosha Casino

Casino opponents fear the project would lure jobs from the Milwaukee area. Those who support the casino say it would create regional jobs
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Milwaukee leaders say the city could lose thousands of jobs, if the Menominee tribe is allowed to build a new casino.

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Politics & Government
2:59 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Senate President Questions Walker’s Criteria for Casino Decision

Sen. Mike Ellis says the governor is ignoring the free enterprise system, by allowing other tribes to potentially block a Menominee casino

Republican Mike Ellis says the governor is contradicting the principle of free enterprise, by putting certain restrictions on a potential casino.

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12:31 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Menominee Nation Urges Walker to Approve Kenosha Casino

The Menominee tribe hopes revenue from a casino would help reduce poverty on the tribe’s reservation in northern Wisconsin
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Leaders of the Menominee tribe held a news conference at the state Capitol on Tuesday.

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