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[Nebraska] Oral arguments presented in Winnebago Tribe lawsuit

Two divisions of the Winnebago Tribe allege the state’s regulation of the reservation’s tobacco production is unconstitutional, and an attack on the tribe’s sovereignty. Monday in a federal courtroom in Omaha, the tribe argued the state’s regulation of
KTIV TV Channel 4 (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 12, 2018 03:40
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Nebraska asks judge to toss suit over Winnebago Reservation cigarette sales

Cigarette sales on the Winnebago Indian Reservation can still be regulated in some ways, even though tribal reservations are considered sovereign territory, attorneys for the State of Nebraska argued Monday in federal district court in Omaha.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 12, 2018 03:38
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[Nebraska] Winnebago files lawsuit over ATF raid

The lawsuit says that the state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate tribal tobacco products on its reservation is "unconstitutional." Stating that tribal commercial activities are protected by federal law, and Nebraska has no authority over the tribe's cig
KCAU-TV Eyewitness 9 (IA)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:52
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[Nebraska] FEDERAL HEARING SET ON LAWSUIT FOLLOWING TOBACCO RAID IN WINNEBAGO

Oral arguments are set for Monday, December 10th at the Federal Courthouse in Omaha regarding a lawsuit filed by Ho-Chunk Incorporated distribution against the State of Nebraska. The lawsuit was filed April 20th challenging what Ho-Chunk calls Nebraska’
KSCJ (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:52
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[Michigan] Mich. Says Tribe Doesn’t Deserve Win In Tax Authority Suit ($$)

Michigan state officials have slammed a Native American community’s quick win bid in a suit over the state’s tax authority, saying the community had provided information that was inaccurate or unsupported...
Law360
added Nov 21, 2018 02:59
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Won’t Rehear $58 Million Tribal Tobacco Company Tax Case ($$)

on Oct. 22 denied rehearing en banc of its affirmance of a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 18:22
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[New York] High Court Won't Hear Tribe Member's NY Cig Tax Challenge ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a tribal member’s challenge to New York state’s imposition of a tax on cigarette sales within Native American reservations, leaving undisturbed a...
Law360
added Oct 30, 2018 17:13
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Denial Of Cert Allows New York To Tax Cigarettes Sold To Non-Indians ($$)

New York can continue to seek taxes from tribal retailers on cigarettes sold to non-Indians after the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 29 denied a petition for a...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 29, 2018 15:42
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9th Circ. Stands Firm On $64M Tax Rulings Against Tribal Co. ($$)

Ninth Circuit on Monday declined to rethink two rulings that found a Native American tobacco company liable for some $58 million in excise taxes and $6 million in fees.... T
Law360
added Oct 24, 2018 01:32
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[Michigan] Tribe Accuses Mich. Of Using 'Rules Of Their Own Invention' ($$)

n American Indian community and Michigan officials have filed competing motions in federal court seeking quick wins in a suit over the state's tax authority, with the community saying Michigan was...
Law360
added Oct 24, 2018 01:32
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