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Okla. Tax Battle Ratchets Up Tension Between Tribes, State

Law360, New York (April 15, 2016, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s recent arbitration win in its tax dispute with the state of Oklahoma gives it a leg up as the battle shifts to the courts, but the confrontation could serve to increase friction in the already strained relationship between Oklahoma tribes and a state strapped for cash by tax cuts and plunging oil prices.

The Nation, known as CPN, asked an Oklahoma federal court Wednesday to confirm an arbitrator’s decision earlier this month that the tribe didn’t have to pay $27 million in...
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Case Title

Citizen Potawatomi Nation v. Oklahoma State of

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Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Arbitration


Robin J. Cauthron

Date Filed

April 13, 2016

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