Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange Poarch Band of Creek Indians lawsuit http://apr.org en Poarch Creeks Give $750,000 To Hubbard AG Campaign http://apr.org/post/poarch-creeks-give-750000-hubbard-ag-campaign <p></p><p>The Poarch Creek Band of Indians has made a major contribution to state Rep. Joe Hubbard's campaign for Alabama attorney general.</p><p>Al.com reports that the Poarch Creek Band this week gave $750,000 to Hubbard's campaign through three political action committees.</p><p>The donations give the Democratic challenger more than $1 million in cash-on-hand for his race against incumbent Attorney General Luther Strange.</p><p>Strange reported $1,449,928 in cash-on-hand in his most recent campaign finance report.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 21:04:37 +0000 The Associated Press 51658 at http://apr.org Poarch Creeks Give $750,000 To Hubbard AG Campaign Ala Black Caucus Critical of Casino Raid http://apr.org/post/ala-black-caucus-critical-casino-raid <P>Members of Alabama's legislative black caucus are criticizing the state's latest crackdown on the VictoryLand casino at Shorter.</P> <DIV> <P>State Rep. Pebblin Warren of Tuskegee says a raid at VictoryLand is unfair to Macon County residents who voted to legalize bingo.</P> <P>She says it's also unfair that the Poarch Band of Creek Indians continue operating their three casinos when VictoryLand is shutdown.</P> <P>State Rep. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:28:19 +0000 The Associated Press 25285 at http://apr.org Ala Black Caucus Critical of Casino Raid State of Ala Sues to Close 3 Indian Casinos http://apr.org/post/state-ala-sues-close-3-indian-casinos <p>The state of Alabama is trying to shut down Indian casinos in Atmore, Montgomery and Wetumpka.</p><div><p>Attorney General Luther Strange's office filed suit Tuesday against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.</p><p>The lawsuit asks a court to stop the use of illegal slot machines at the group's Wind Creek Casino in Atmore, the Creek Casino in Montgomery and the Creek Casino in Wetumpka.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:33:51 +0000 The Associated Press 25222 at http://apr.org State of Ala Sues to Close 3 Indian Casinos