4th tribe to join lawsuit against Oklahoma governor
January 23, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma-based Indian tribe unanimously approved a $500,000 supplemental appropriation for expenses related to the lawsuit against Gov. Kevin Stitt over his claim that the state's gaming compacts have expired.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is the fourth tribe that appears to join the suit, according to Tulsa World.
"The National Council's approval of the budget request once again solidifies the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's unified support of the legal action taken by our fellow Nations," Principal Chief David Hill said in a written statement.
The Chickasaw, Choctaw and...