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Tribal leaders in Oklahoma want governor to change position


August 30, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The leaders of 34 tribal nations in Oklahoma say they're willing to reconsider how much they pay the state for some casino games but that they first want the new governor to change his position on a key provision of the state's gambling compacts with the tribes.

A letter drafted and signed by the tribes' leaders was delivered Thursday to Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt's office. In it, they say they're united in their position that if no agreement can be reached on renegotiating the compacts' terms, the compacts will automatically renew in January for another 15-year term...

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