Oklahoma governor signs gaming compacts with two more tribes
July 3, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New gaming compacts have been signed with two additional Indian tribes, according to Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt.
Though Stitt on Thursday described the compacts with the Kialegee Tribal Town and Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians as promoting economic development, Matthew Morgan, the chairman of the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association immediately challenged their legality, according to The Oklahoman. He said they are neither legal nor helpful.
"We agree with Oklahoma's legislative leadership and Attorney General Mike Hunter that Gov. Kevin Stitt unilaterally entering in...