Federal Regulations Could Derail Cowlitz Plans - Thursday 20th of April 2006

WASHINGTON – As reported by the Columbian: "Federal officials are crafting regulations that could derail the Cowlitz Tribe's chances for winning federal approval of its $510 million casino complex near La Center.

"The regulations, which still are in the preliminary stage, would require at least half of tribal members to live within 50 miles of the casino site, a condition the Cowlitz and many other tribes would not meet.

"Congress already is considering legislation that would make it more difficult for tribes to build new casinos.

"The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has approved legislation sponsored by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., that would impose a new requirement on the Cowlitz and other tribes. In the House, Rep. Richard Pombo, R-Calif., has introduced a bill that would all but kill the tribe's prospects for building a 134,150-square-foot casino…"

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