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August 5, 2015

Malloy Encourages Transportation Finance Panel To Look At All Options

by Christine Stuart | August 5, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he doesn’t know a whole lot about “mileage taxes,” but he wants the task force created to come up with ideas to fund his 30-year, $100 billion transportation initiative to consider everything.

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August 3, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Connecticut-built F-35 Fighter Jet Ready for Takeoff

by Jordan Fenster | August 3, 2015 5:30am

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Remington Hall/Released
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.

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July 30, 2015

Advocates Praise Passage of Law To Speed Transfer of Rape Kits

by Christine Stuart | July 30, 2015 12:39pm

Christine Stuart file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined victim advocates last week to commemorate passage of a new law that improves the processing and collection of sexual assault evidence.

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July 20, 2015

Key Washington Republican Visits Connecticut to Assess Transportation Needs

by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2015 8:59pm

Madeline Stocker photo 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.

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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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