A federal judge has refused to declare that land now owned by the Cayuga Indian Nation in Seneca County does not constitute a reservation, which prevents the county from collecting property taxes. The Cayugas have refused to pay taxes on property they purchased over the past several years because they contend it is reservation land. […]
Seneca County can levy property taxes on land owned by the Cayuga Indian Nation, but has no legal means of collecting them. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Thursday agreed the tribe has federal sovereign immunity from suit and upheld a preliminary injunction preventing the county from foreclosing on Nation-owned lands […]
Sen. Charles E. Schumer is pushing for a meeting in Washington for officials from Seneca and Cayuga counties to on the status of a the Cayuga Indian Nation’s land-into-trust application. The nation’s application to have about 125 acres in the two counties placed into federal trust, free from local and state regulation and taxation, was […]
Seneca County cannot foreclose on tax-delinquent properties owned by the Cayuga Indian Nation. U.S. District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa on Monday granted a preliminary injunction to the Cayuga nation, saying it had demonstrated the foreclosure actions are barred from suit by its sovereign immunity. “The nation is very pleased with the decision which once […]
SENECA FALLS — State police and a lawyer say a series of layoffs and a leadership dispute may have triggered a truck crash and break-in at the Cayuga Indian Nation’s office building in Seneca Falls. Troopers charged 24-year-old Elijah Jimerson of Seneca Falls ...
After a nearly three-month feud, the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs is backing a change in leadership of the Cayuga Indian Nation in central New York.
The wait continues. A federal judge Thursday reserved decision in a request by the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York to stop Seneca County from foreclosing on some of its properties.
A hearing is being rescheduled in a federal case being brought by the Cayuga Indian Nation against Seneca County. The hearing, seeking an injunction to stop the county from foreclosing on Nation properties ...
A new legal battle between two Finger Lakes counties and the Cayuga Indian Nation appears headed to federal court. Attorney Daniel J. French, who represents the Nation, said if the counties proceed with threatened foreclosures on Nation-owned property ...
BUFFALO — Rulings by two federal judges will continue to prevent the state from collecting taxes on some Indian cigarette sales while tribes continue their legal fight against an issue that has caused tension for decades.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request by Seneca and Cayuga counties to hear a case involving a tax dispute with the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York.
A New York appeals court has held off deciding whether to extend or lift an order blocking the state from collecting taxes on cigarettes sold by Native American stores to non-Indian customers.
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