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Petaluma objects to Windsor tribe bill

Matt Brown Nov. 9, 2017

The Petaluma City Council is unanimously opposed to a bill that would help an Indian tribe develop land near Windsor, saying it could “paint a bull’s eye” on Petaluma for unwanted development including a casino.

The council on Monday sent a letter to Sen. Kamala Harris and Sen. Dianne Feinstein opposing H.R. 597, which would take 124 acres of land into federal trust for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians. The tribe, which owns a casino in San Pablo, plans to build tribal housing and a winery on its Windsor land.

 

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