Posted: Feb 1, 2017

Verified: Are casinos dangerous to communities?

abc10

To get a better assessment of the potential dangers of a casino, we looked at violent crime, property crime, drug offenses, DUI arrests and alcohol-related accidents in three areas: Lincoln, Placerville and Rohnert Park — comparing incident rates before and after a big Casino opened its doors.
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Posted: Feb 1, 2017

Local Assemblyman speaks on work ahead for state

Elk Grove Citizen

Cooper noted that his position could potentially include his vote regarding the proposed Wilton Rancheria casino-resort at Highway 99 and Kammerer Road. The tribe, in order to offer gambling, must have a state gaming compact approved by the governor and ratified by the Legislature.
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Posted: Jan 31, 2017

Elk Grove Police Chief's Findings Debunk False Claims about Crime and the Resort and Casino Project

Elk Grove Police Chief Bryan Noblett has told a community meeting that his department conducted “a pretty extensive study” of other cities and found no “significant uptick” in crime associated with nearby casinos.
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Posted: Jan 28, 2017

Voices of Elk Grove - Resident in Support to Casino

ElkGroveNews.Net

Below are videos of some of the opinions expressed by supporters  of the controversial $400 million casino resort proposed on Elk Grove's south side, directly adjacent to the unfinished Outlet Collection at Elk Grove.
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Posted: Jan 24, 2017

Wilton Rancheria chairman: Federal decision allows casino, with or without vote

Sacramento Business Journal

The top official of the Wilton Rancheria Indian tribe says that with an approval received Friday from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, the tribe is now nearly clear to develop its $400 million casino in Elk Grove — no matter what a local election decides.
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Posted: Jan 21, 2017

Local tribe hits milestone for proposed casino-resort

Elk Grove Citizen

The Wilton Rancheria’s plan for a $400 million casino-resort in Elk Grove took a step forward on Jan. 19 when the U.S. Department of Interior decided to place land into a federal trust for this project.
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Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Tribe wins major ruling on Elk Grove casino project

Sacramento Bee

In a major boost for a proposed $400 million Indian casino in Elk Grove, the federal government has agreed to let the tribe acquire 36 acres of land in the suburb for the embattled project.
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Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Department of Interior Issues Decision to Place Elk Grove Land into Trust for Wilton Rancheria

ELK GROVE—Jan. 20—The U.S. Department of Interior has issued a Record of Decision to place 35.9 acres of land in Elk Grove into federal trust for Wilton Rancheria, which will end nearly six decades of “landless” status for the Tribe and mark a major milestone in plans to build a resort and casino adjacent to the planned Outlet Collection mall along Highway 99.
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Posted: Jan 9, 2017

Elk Grove’s new mayor talks about casino, outlet mall, more

Elk Grove Citizen

Elk Grove’s new mayor, Steve Ly sat down with the Citizen last week at City Hall to discuss some of the projects and issues that he feels are most important to the community.
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Posted: Dec 8, 2016

Environmental Council of Sacramento letter of support

ecosacramento.net

RE: ECOS endorsement of Alternative F location selection for the Wilton Rancheria project
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