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March 19, 2015

State Takes a Step Toward Three New Casinos

by Jordan Fenster | March 19, 2015 2:46pm

Christine Stuart photo A push to add three new casinos in Connecticut took a step forward Thursday with the approval of the legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee.

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March 17, 2015

Tribal Leaders Say Jobs Are At Stake

by Elizabeth Regan | March 17, 2015 4:49pm

Elizabeth Regan photo Two tribal chairmen, a delegation of casino workers, and several Democratic lawmakers warned that Connecticut could lose as many as 18,000 jobs if the state fails to expand gambling.

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March 12, 2015

OP-ED | A New Casino Isn’t Worth Betting On

by Susan Bigelow | March 12, 2015 12:23pm


The way people at the Capitol have been talking this week, you’d think Massachusetts raiding parties had set fire to Suffield. “Massachusetts has declared war on us,” said Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, “and we are going to fight back.” Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, said, “We will not step aside and let any other state… take jobs away from Connecticut.”

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March 10, 2015

Doubling Down: Legislature Mulls Three New Casinos

by Jordan Fenster | March 10, 2015 1:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut will roll the dice on a proposal to allow three more casino gaming facilities, with the first slated to be built at an as-yet unspecified spot along the Interstate 91 corridor.

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March 5, 2015

Lawmakers Will Consider Expansion of Gambling, While Malloy Awaits Their Decision

by Elizabeth Regan | March 5, 2015 6:04pm

Elizabeth Regan Against the backdrop of a planned $120 million hotel project at Mohegan Sun Casino, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy distanced himself from legislative attempts to expand gambling in the state.

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February 4, 2015

Lawmakers To Hear Slot Proposal For Off-Track Betting Facilities

by Hugh McQuaid | February 4, 2015 1:00pm

Shutterstock The Public Safety and Security Committee will hear public testimony Thursday on a proposal to allow slot machines at existing off-track betting facilities located within five miles of I-91 and I-95.

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December 2, 2014

Trouble in Toyland 2014: ConnPIRG Finds Dangerous Toys Are Still On Shelves

by Kristi Allen | December 2, 2014 12:40am

Kristi Allen photo The Connecticut Public Interest Research Group’s annual Trouble in Toyland report says the group found 24 toys on the market this year that could be hazardous to children because of toxic chemicals, choking or ingestion hazards, or excessive noise.

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November 21, 2014

OP-ED | Looking Beyond Connecticut’s Borders

by Susan Bigelow | November 21, 2014 9:00am

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If you live in Connecticut you live with — and surprisingly close to — state borders. In fact, no matter where you go in our state, you’re never more than about 50 miles away from either New York, Massachusetts, or Rhode Island. So why do we continually treat the state lines as if they’re the edge of the world?

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November 17, 2014

Malloy: Odds Are Against Expanded Gaming in Connecticut

by Hugh McQuaid | November 17, 2014 3:14pm

Courtesy of the Mohegan Sun casino Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday he does not see general support in Connecticut for expanding gambling outside the state’s two tribal casinos.

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March 4, 2014

Lottery Chairman Thinks There’s Hope For Keno

by Hugh McQuaid | March 4, 2014 6:29pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Despite widespread political support for repealing keno this year, the chairman of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s board of directors said Tuesday he’s still optimistic lawmakers will choose to allow the corporation to implement the game.

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