April 26, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 26, 2016 3:20pm
The special act giving exclusive rights to build a third casino to two federally-recognized Indian tribes would not violate any exclusivity arrangement they have in their gaming agreement with Connecticut or the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
April 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2016 1:27pm
March 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2016 2:58pm
The chairmen of Connecticut’s two federally-recognized Indian tribes and dozens of casino workers told the legislature’s Commerce Committee Thursday that they aren’t looking to expand gaming by opening a third casino.
February 11, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 11, 2016 11:00am
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill tried to make it clear Wednesday to the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation that an error by her office doesn’t give the tribe the legal authority to pursue building a casino in Connecticut.
February 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 8, 2016 5:46pm
February 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 4, 2016 4:06pm
Schaghitcoke Tribal Nation Chief Richard Velky is troubled by media reports regarding Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s rejection of the tribe’s new business registration.
December 18, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | December 18, 2015 10:00am
December 11, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | December 11, 2015 6:30am
It’s been said that smoking marijuana makes you stupid. So it’s reasonable to ask whether Connecticut will become stupider if the evil weed is legalized across the board. That question has to be on the minds of Nutmeggers after the recent Bridgeport visit of a former Colorado police chief who told his audience our state should get ready for legalized pot.
November 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2015 6:07pm
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.
October 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 22, 2015 5:30am
As plans for the MGM Springfield casino continue to diminish in scope, Connecticut’s two sovereign Indian tribes are moving forward with efforts to maintain their market share through a satellite casino in the north central part of the state.