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February 8, 2016

Tribes Have Yet To Select Location For Hartford Area Casino

by Christine Stuart | February 8, 2016 4:46pm

CTNJ file photo The chairmen of the tribes that operate the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort casinos said they are still in the process of narrowing down a location for a Hartford-area casino.

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February 2, 2016

Some Towns May Want Controversial State Police Firing Range

by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 2, 2016 2:21pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS PHOTO Though officials from Willington and East Windsor are trying to gun down a proposed state police firing range that might be built in one of their towns, municipal leaders elsewhere are trying to snag the proposed $7 million project.

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November 6, 2015

Tribes Accept Five Casino Proposals From Four Towns

by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2015 5:07pm

The deadline for towns or other entities to submit their casino proposals to the state’s two federally recognized Indian tribes has come and gone.

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September 25, 2015

OP-ED | Casinos in Northern Connecticut? Don’t Bet On It

by Susan Bigelow | September 25, 2015 9:45am

Suddenly, the prospect of a glut of casinos along I-91 seems much less certain. This is bad news for governments who were banking on increased tourism and tax revenue, but good news for everyone else.

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July 28, 2015

Willington Residents Tell Malloy, Lawmakers They Don’t Want A Shooting Range

by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 2:04pm

Christine Stuart photo 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.

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July 27, 2015

Residents To Rally Against Potential Plans For Shooting Range

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 1:52pm

Courtesy of the State Police 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.

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June 9, 2015

Keno Still Not a Sure Bet

by Elizabeth Regan | June 9, 2015 4:30am

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 28, 2015

House Sends Casino Bill To Governor

by Christine Stuart | May 28, 2015 11:49pm

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 10:35pm

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 3:39pm

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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