Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2011 - 9:01 am
Gary Mayer's Potshots cartoon about casinos in Bridgeville, Sullivan County. A nit-picky rule for Indian casinos was thrown out the window yesterday, when the federal government announced that it will no longer reject potential Indian casino projects for... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 - 11:11 am
It's official: Yesterday, the U.S. Department of the Interior rejected the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans' application for approval to build a resort casino in a hamlet in Sullivan County. The Times Herald-Record has the story: The Department of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 - 1:25 pm
You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em. Photo by Flickr user Jim Lynch; published under Creative Commons license. Now that the federal Departments of the Interior and Justice have put the kibosh on the proposed Stockbridge-Munsee casino... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 - 9:03 am
"Potshots," by Bovina artist Gary Mayer, runs every Sunday. You can see Gary's collected Sunday cartoons by clicking here. For some context for this week's cartoon, click here. Mayer is an artist who's lived in Bovina for the past seven years. Originally... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 - 10:30 am
The Times Herald-Record and the New York Times broke the news this week that the federal government almost certainly won't approve ex-governor David Paterson's plan to build a massive casino in Sullivan County. Both papers obtained a leaked letter from... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 - 10:05 am
Apparently, as opponents of a plan to build a resort casino in Sullivan County gathered at Albany this week, the casinos backers were getting "frowns" and "bad vibrations" in Washington about the plan. The Times Herald-Record reports that members of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 - 2:40 pm
The Capitol Confidential blog is reporting this afternoon that a lobbyist for a Saratoga Springs racino is suing Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration. The suit charges that the Sullivan County casino deal negotiated under former governor David Paterson... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 - 6:15 pm
Opponents of former governor David Paterson's plan to allow the Stockbridge-Munsee Indian tribe to build a resort casino in Sullivan County testified at a hearing in Albany today. Critics of the plan are hoping to persuade Governor Andrew Cuomo that the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 - 5:36 pm
Detail of this week's "Potshots" cartoon, by Gary Mayer. As anticipated last week, Governor David Paterson announced today that he has struck a deal with the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans to build a gaming resort in the hamlet of Bridgeville in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 - 4:53 pm
Big, surprising news out of Sullivan County this afternoon. The hamlet of Bridgeville, which has been the focus of several Indian tribes' casino dreams for years, just got closer to becoming the home of a major gaming resort. The Stockbridge-Munsee Band... Read more
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