April 25, 2018

CPN prioritizes emergency fire and police dispatch, now serves 40,000 Pottawatomie County residents

  As upgrades to Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s police and emergency dispatch system expand, so do benefits to more than 40,000 Pottawatomie County residents and nearly a […]
January 4, 2016

Tribal gaming has $6.9 billion impact in Oklahoma

Don’t let anyone tell you that Oklahoma’s tribal nations aren’t paying their fair share of fees and taxes to the state government. According to a report […]
August 6, 2015

Tribal economic impact surpasses $500 million once again

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation had a $540 million impact in Oklahoma for 2014. CPN directly supported 2,100 jobs and paid $78.6 million in wages and benefits. […]
July 7, 2015

Guest column: Local Tribe greatly benefits our communities

As a legislator, I always appreciate those in our communities who work together to make our local areas a better place to live, work and play. […]
July 6, 2015

Tribal member and OK State Senator Smalley protects rail funding in southeast Oklahoma

With the State of Oklahoma facing an estimated $611 million revenue shortfall during the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers from across the state were on the lookout […]
January 7, 2015

Grand employees mark another year of giving to the Salvation Army

  Since 2009 the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort has been collecting Christmas presents from employees for the Shawnee Salvation Army to distribute to children throughout the […]
January 5, 2015

City must grant CPN hearing on detachment

  A Pottawatomie County judge ruled Dec. 19, 2014 that the Shawnee City Commission must grant Citizen Potawatomi Nation a public hearing on its Sept. 10, […]
May 16, 2014

Red Cross of Oklahoma Awards $6.5 Million in Grants for Storm Shelters

  The American Red Cross is awarding $6.5 million in new grants to communities in Oklahoma to help homeowners affected by last May’s tornadoes install new […]
February 28, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation largest job creator in Shawnee

Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the largest employer in Pottawatomie County with more than 2,200 employees and is also the largest creator of new jobs in Shawnee, […]