U.S. House Passes Bill to Protect East Texas Jobs – H.R. 2208 would provide needed certainty for jobs on Tribal land.
The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas (the Tribe) expressed support today for H.R. 2208, a newly filed bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would protect its Naskila Gaming electronic bingo facility from the state’s efforts to close it.
A modest electronic bingo facility run by a tribe that played a key role in Texas’ gaining independence from Mexico…
The state of gambling in Texas — much like anything else here under Abbott’s reign — is at the whim of the highest bidder.
Naskila Gaming seeks support for new gambling bill. The facility has drawn 55,000 Conroe residents and 140,000 Montgomery County residents since January 2018, gaming officials said.
As the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas continues its fight to offer electronic bingo at its Naskila Gaming facility near Livingston, we’re still scratching our heads as to why this is even an issue in the first place.
There are just a few months left for the United States Senate to save 700 East Texas jobs and preserve $170 million a year in private-sector economic activity in East Texas— and yet, one man currently stands in the way.
Today, our country and State are in the midst of a health pandemic, an economic recession with high unemployment, and unrest in the streets as thousands demand their voices and the voices of the marginalized be heard.
The Deep East Texas Council of Governments approved a resolution in support of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas’ battle to keep Naskila Gaming open.