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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 3:04pm

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 2:52pm

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 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 22, 2015

East Windsor to Explore Casino Options

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.

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April 6, 2015

Council Expected to Pass Resolution Against Casino Expansion In Windsor

by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2015 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie photo While the General Assembly is still considering legislation to allow new casinos in Connecticut, the Windsor Town Council is planning a pre-emptive step against gaming in their town.

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July 12, 2013

OP-ED | Firearm History and Modern Sensibilities Are Uneasy Companions

by Susan Bigelow | July 12, 2013 8:47am

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Susan Bigelow 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.

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