POLK COUNTY JUDGE MURPHY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT CORNYN PUTTING EAST TEXAS JOBS AT RISK POLK COUNTY JUDGE MURPHY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT CORNYN PUTTING EAST TEXAS JOBS AT RISK Posted by Karen Leidy | Sep 14, 2020 | The Times Freestone County By Polk County Judge Sydney Murphy There are just a few months left…
House Resolution 759, authored by U.S. Congressman Brian Babin of Texas, clarifies the right of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe to offer electronic bingo games at their entertainment facility on tribal land. On July 24, the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of this bill! Now it will go the U.S. Senate for consideration.
There are three federally recognized Tribes in Texas. Only one Tribe, the Kickapoo, are legally allowed to offer Class II gaming on its reservation. This is not fair.
In order to correct that imbalance, HR 759, will do the following;