federal Bureau of Indian Affairs

Wampanoag Casino Compact Gets Approval From Feds
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has gotten a green light to pursue a casino in Massachusetts after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs opted to take no action to block a revised casino compact with the state.
 
    The bureau had rejected an earlier agreement.
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State Lawmakers Approve Revised Casino Compact
The Massachusetts Senate has approved a revised casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which is seeking to build a resort casino in Taunton.
 
    The agreement, reached between the tribe and the governor in March, was approved Thursday on a voic…
Crucial Week For Southcoast Casino Plans
The week ahead could be crucial for the casino process in southeastern Massachusetts.
 
    Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe say they have an agreement in principle on a new compact that could be signed in the coming days and help jumpstart the tribe's propos…