March 15, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 15, 2017 3:09pm
HARTFORD, CT — Members of the legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee didn’t necessarily say how they felt about the two bills to expand casino gaming, but they forwarded them onto the House and Senate for more debate.
March 13, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2017 4:17pm
HARTFORD, CT — In a much anticipated legal opinion, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, said Monday there is a legal and financial risk to granting Connecticut’s two federally-recognized tribes exclusivity to open up a third casino.
March 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 5:36pm
HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers on the Public Safety and Security Committee struggled Thursday with figuring out what would happen if they expand casino gaming beyond the borders of the two federally recognized tribes’ reservations.
March 3, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2017 12:28pm
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking Attorney General George Jepsen to weigh in on the state’s legal position if it allows Connecticut’s two Native American tribes build a casino in East Windsor.
February 23, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2017 3:32pm
Connecticut’s two tribal casinos are looking for the legislature to give them the green light to build the state’s first commercial casino off tribal land.
November 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 22, 2016 1:00pm
A Connecticut state Senator didn’t pull any punches in a Nov. 18 letter to a top executive at MGM Resorts International criticizing the company for an election night party it sponsored at the Washington Post.
October 18, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 18, 2016 2:08pm
East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.
October 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2016 2:00pm
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land.
October 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 12, 2016 12:24am
September 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 13, 2016 2:19pm
The Connecticut Department of Banking has less than 20 days to decide whether it will appeal a court decision that sustains tribal immunity for an Oklahoma-based Indian tribe that manages payday loan companies.