For Mashpee Wampanoag, land rights, casino back on the table

Keating says fate of native social programs tied to bill becoming law

A WEEK AFTER a tweet by President Trump derailed efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag to build a $1 billion casino in Taunton, the US House of Representatives has revived the tribe’s gaming prospects.    Last Wednesday, after Trump tweeted that Republicans should not support a bill to protect the tribe’s land trust designation in Taunton, House Democrats pulled the measure from the floor. It(...)

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