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Hobbs Straus prepared the successful petition of Native Village of King Salmon for federal recognition under the standard set forth in the Alaska Amendment to the Indian Reorganization Act resulting in King Salmon being added to the list of federally recognized tribes.

Federal Legislation & Rulemaking

  • Advise tribal gaming commissions on the administration of regulatory functions consistent with the requirements of federal, tribal and state laws and regulations.
  • Advocate before Congress, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in support of tribal rights and against proposals to limit those rights.
  • Advise and represent clients on conflicts that arise under tribal-state gaming compacts.
  • Monitor, analyze and report on federal and state proposed legislation and regulations that could impact tribal gaming rights.
  • Draft comments on proposed laws and regulations when a challenge is necessary to promote and defend tribal gaming.


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