Rejection of amendment may be good for Kenosha

Rejection of amendment may be good for Kenosha


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WISN NEWS STARTS RIGHT NOW.
WITH BREAKING NEWS.
THAT BREAKING NEWS IS ABOUT
THE PROPOSED CASINO IN KENOSHA.
JUST MINUTES AGO, THE FEDERAL
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
REJECTED A COMPACT AMENDMENT
BETWEEN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN
AND THE FOREST COUNTY
POTOWATOMI.
MANY BELIEVE THAT COULD HELP
PAVE THE WAY FOR GOVERNOR WALKER
TO APPROVE THE MENOMINEE HARD
ROCK CASINO.
12 NEWS’ KENT WAINSCOTT IS
SORTING THROUGH THE DECISION
THAT’S JUST IN.
IT’S HARD TO SAY WHAT THE
IMPACT WILL BE.
MOSTLY, IT’S A POSITIVE SIDE FOR
THOSE WHO WANT A CASINO IN
KENOSHA.
SUPPORTERS SAY IT WILL MEAN
HUNDREDS OF JOBS AND A BOOST TO
THE STATE’S ECONOMY.
CRITICS BLAST EXPANSION OF
GAMING BY OUT-OF-STATE
ORGANIZATIONS.
THE GOVERNOR STILL HAS TO
APPROVE IT, BUT HE TOLD US THAT
HIS CONCERN WAS THAT THE
POSSIBILITY THAT THIS STATE
COULD LOSE $100 MILLION OR MORE.
POTTAWATOMIE HAS THE LARGEST
CASINO.
THIS RULING MAY ILLUMINATE THAT
CONCERN.
A SPOKESMAN FOR THE MENOMINEE
TRIBE SAYS, THE REJECTION WILL
BE TERRIFIC NEWS FOR THE STATE
AND THE MONOGAMY, CLEARING THE
WAY FOR A HUGE BOOST TO THE
ECONOMY.
A POTTAWATOMIE SPOKESMAN SAYS
,
WHILE IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS HAS
REJECTED THIS, WE ARE CONFIDENT
THAT IT WILL BE REINSTATED BY
THE .
THEY ARE ALREADY TALKING ABOUT A
LAWSUIT.
FROM GOVERNOR WALKER, THE
REJECTION OF THIS AMENDMENT
SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED
TOWARDS GOVERNOR WALKER
REJECTING OR APPROVING THE
KENOSHA CASINO.
THE GOVERNOR
HAS UNTIL THE

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