Oneida tribal administrators, seen in this photo from inside the tribe's administrative building, detected a problem after reorganizing the tribe's housing authority.
The Oneida Tribe of Indians is seeking tax breaks on dozens of Brown County properties, saying it overpaid by more than $1 million over several years.
The tax bills came at the same time the tribe's housing authority was giving the city of Green Bay payments in lieu of taxes - totaling another $400,000 over the past 20 years - on many of the same properties.
The overlooked double payments went undetected until a reorganization involving the housing authority exposed the glitch on properties used to house tribal members. ...