August 3, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | August 3, 2015 5:30am
The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that its version of the controversial F-35 joint strike fighter is ready for use. The aircraft was developed in part in Connecticut and has been hailed by members of Connecticut’s delegation, some of whom have taken many thousands of dollars in campaign cash from the plane’s developers.
July 30, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 30, 2015 12:39pm
July 20, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2015 8:59pm
After touring some of Connecticut’s rails and roads, a national Republican leader agreed Monday to take what he saw back to Washington to help construct a national transportation policy.
Tags: transportation, infrastructure, Congressman Bill Shuster, Northeast Corridor, john larson, rosa delauro, Pedro Segarra, anna barry, American Society of Engineers, DRIVE act, Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy act, Jim Himes, chris murphy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Marcia LeClerc, Tony Guerrera, dh
June 9, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 9, 2015 5:30am
The two-year state budget passed in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session relies on $43.6 million from keno, but a revenue sharing deal has yet to be inked with the state’s two Indian tribes.
Tags: keno, gambling, casinos, tribes, revenue agreement, Kevin Brown, jeff berger, elizabeth regan, dh
May 29, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2015 12:49am
May 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 11:35pm
A majority of Senators felt that the benefits of allowing Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open up one casino north of Hartford would outweigh the risks recently outlined by Attorney General George Jepsen’s office.
Tags: casino, gambling, MGM, Mohegan, Mashantucket, George Jepsen, dh
May 7, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2015 4:39pm
A consultant hired by Connecticut’s two Indian tribes found that if they only received permission to build a $300 million casino in north central Connecticut, it would generate $300.9 million in gross gaming revenue and create more than 2,000 jobs.
May 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 12:54pm
Opening a new casino along the I-91 corridor will cannibalize existing business at the two tribal casinos in southeastern Connecticut, but it’s better than losing business to Massachusetts, the chairmen of the two tribes told the Hartford business community Monday.
April 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2015 3:46pm
March 31, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 31, 2015 5:00am
Last week, U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, had the chance to check out the F-35 fighter jet from the inside. Airplane maker Lockheed Martin brought a mobile cockpit demonstrator to the congressional office building to show members of Congress what it’s like to pilot the plane.