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June 9, 2015

Keno Still Not a Sure Bet

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.

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May 29, 2015

House Sends Casino Bill To Governor

by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2015 12:49am

Twitter The House forwarded legislation Thursday to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that allows two federally-recognized tribes to move forward with plans to build a casino north of Hartford.

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May 20, 2015

Senate Forwards Watered-Down Casino Bill To House

by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 11:35pm

Christine Stuart photo 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.

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May 7, 2015

Consultant Says Convenience Is Key In Capturing Gambling Revenue

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.

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May 4, 2015

Tribal Chairmen Pitch Casino Plans To Hartford’s Business Community

by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 12:54pm

Christine Stuart photo 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.

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April 10, 2015

Malloy Administration Pitches ‘Lean’ Government, Denies Being Heavy Handed

by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2015 3:46pm

Christine Stuart photo EAST HARTFORD — Malloy administration budget director Ben Barnes encouraged state agency heads Friday to think about how they can make their agencies more efficient through what’s called “lean” government.

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March 31, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Larson Touts F-35 Despite Project’s Problems

by Jordan Fenster | March 31, 2015 5:00am

Submitted 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.

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November 5, 2014

Larson Wins Another Term in 1st Congressional District

by Luke Foster | November 5, 2014 2:06am

Luke Foster photo Democratic Congressional incumbent John B. Larson was elected to his ninth term as Representative of the 1st Congressional District, beating challengers from both the Republican and Green parties.

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September 25, 2014

Malloy Stands His Ground on Education Policy

by Christine Stuart | September 25, 2014 11:48pm

Christine Stuart photo The most recent public poll shows Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy doing better than his Republican challenger Tom Foley when it comes to education policy, but Malloy’s campaign wanted to further demonstrate his grasp of the issue.

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August 29, 2014

Malloy Reminds Labor To Vote For Him In November

by Christine Stuart | August 29, 2014 4:10pm

Christine Stuart photo On the eve of the Labor Day weekend, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reminded labor leaders from across the state why they should support him in November.

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