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Governor appeals to tribes to reconsider their decisions to reopen casinos

Andrea Lopez-Villafana May 16, 2020 Four gaming operations set to resume this week despite concerns about spread of coronavirus

Gov. Gavin Newsom has appealed to San Diego County’s tribal governments to reconsider their decisions to reopen their casinos this week.

In a letter sent Friday to tribal leaders, Newsom acknowledged the coronavirus’s economic toll, saying he was “aware even a partial reopening of tribal casinos is crucial to your ability to raise governmental revenues to provide for the well-being of your communities.”

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