July 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 3:04pm
Willington residents traveled to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Tuesday to make sure that lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy were aware they didn’t want the state to relocate the state police shooting range to their town.
July 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 2:52pm
Two years after Glastonbury residents fended off a proposal to build a state police shooting range in their town, two other communities are working to make sure it doesn’t come to theirs.
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 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 5:30am
The East Windsor Board of Selectman unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that would allow town staff and First Selectwoman Denise Menard to explore the possibility of locating a casino in their town.
Tags: East Windsor, Jason Bowsza, casino, two tribes, I-91 corridor, Windsor, Enfield, Massachusetts, casino, MGM Springfield, dh
April 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2015 5:30am
July 12, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | July 12, 2013 8:47am
This week the National Shooting Sports Foundation withdrew its support for the long-running effort to make a national park out of the Colt firearms manufacturing complex in Hartford’s Coltsville section, citing Connecticut’s new strict gun control laws. The foundation couldn’t abide the “hypocrisy” of paying homage to an arms factory while simultaneously restricting the modern firearms industry. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wasted no time in calling it “sour grapes.” He’s right, it’s a petty move, but there’s more to it than that.