Mass. Tribe Urges Judge To Stay Casino Permit Ruling

Law360 (July 11, 2019, 8:27 PM EDT) -- A Martha’s Vineyard tribe asked a federal judge Thursday to stay his ruling that the tribe must secure municipal permits to build a casino from a Massachusetts town because the town actively opposes the project.

A recent court judgment holding that the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head must first secure municipal permits before it can build and operate its proposed casino wrongly found that the construction proposed in Aquinnah is subject to local and state regulatory laws, including permitting requirements, the tribe argued in its motion to stay. The motion comes on the heels of the tribe’s June 28 notice of appeal before...

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