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Governor Signs Tribal Gaming Bills

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians along with two other tribes this morning reached the end of a campaign to expand their tribal casinos when the governor signed bills ratifying revised gambling agreements.

PD Gets Mobile Station

Consider taking an entire police station to a crime scene. It's what Banning Police Department's Mobile Command Center does. The state-of-the-art center - which looks like a white, 34-foot motor home with blue lettering - runs on 490 horsepower and is equipped with satellite radio and satellite phones.

U.S. Gambling Revenues Up 6.8%

Gambling revenues at U.S. commercial casinos rose 6.8 percent to a record $32.4 billion in 2006, according to a survey released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

When I presented my revised budget Monday, I laid out a proposal that will bring our state tens of billions of dollars in new revenue by leasing the California Lottery, while still maintaining state ownership, to a private concessionaire.

Energy Right-Of-Way

The US Departments of Energy and Interior have told Congress that energy rights of way on Indian lands are best left to tribes and energy companies to negotiate without government interference. 

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