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California Supreme Court rules in lengthy legal battle over casino resort near Madera

BY ROBERT RODRIGUEZ SEPTEMBER 01, 2020

The California State Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of North Fork Rancheria’s plans to build a casino and hotel off Highway 99 near Madera.

The court issued a 73-page decision settling the question of whether Gov. Gavin Newsom has the authority to concur with a decision by the Secretary of the Interior to take off-reservation land in trust and build tribal gaming without legislative approval.

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