Posted: Mar 3, 2017

It’s time to turn the tables on casino gadfly and demand accountability, transparency

Elk Grove Citizen

People deserve to know whether this self-proclaimed ‘statewide gaming watchdog’ is indeed independent of conflicts of interest – or merely a ‘guard dog’ for established casino tribes and card rooms, as many suspect.
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Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Opinion - Why I Support the Wilton Rancheria Casino

ElkGroveNews.Net

We stand at a turning point in our city. While we became a city in 2000, we’ve still retained a small town mindset. Now we have a chance for some real development, development that will boost our city’s economy and pave the way for a vibrant new night life
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Posted: Feb 17, 2017

Federal approval ups the odds for casino in Elk Grove

KCRA

The city of Elk Grove is now one giant step closer to becoming the home of a very controversial casino. The Wilton Rancheria tribe announced Tuesday that it now has the approval of the U.S. government to proceed, changing the odds for a gambling center that could alter the face of Elk Grove forever.
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Posted: Feb 17, 2017

The facts about Wilton Rancheria’s casino project

Sacramento Bee

After 58 years of struggle, Wilton Rancheria is no longer a landless tribe. The placing of 36 acres of land in Elk Grove into federal trust is a testament to the persistence and courage of our members.
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Posted: Feb 14, 2017

Federal government grants Wilton tribe control of land for Elk Grove casino

Sacramento Bee

The Indian tribe that plans to build a casino in Elk Grove announced that the federal government has taken 36 acres that it purchased into trust for the tribe.
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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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