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June 3, 2017

Lawmakers Still Working On Casino Expansion Puzzle

by Christine Stuart | Jun 3, 2017 2:09pm
Posted to: Gaming | State Capitol | Tribes | East Windsor

Courtesy of MMCT HARTFORD, CT — The Senate and the House on Saturday may have worked out an agreement to approve two separate casino proposals to send to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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June 2, 2017

OP-ED | Make Sportech Part of the Casino Solution

by Ted Taylor | Jun 2, 2017 10:00pm
Posted to: Business | Gaming | Opinion | Sponsored Opinion | Sports | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes

Sportech — as the only other licensed gaming operator in the state besides the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes — should be included in any legislation that expands gaming in Connecticut if we are to protect jobs and grow our economy.

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May 24, 2017

House Leaders Say They Don’t Have The Votes For Tribal Casino Bill

by Christine Stuart | May 24, 2017 2:50pm
Posted to: Gaming | Jobs | Tribes | East Windsor

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Several hours after the Senate passed a bill that would give Connecticut’s two federally recognized Indian tribes the exclusive right to open a third casino in the state, Democratic members in the House said the bill would not pass that chamber in its current form.

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May 19, 2017

Lawmakers, Tribal Chairmen Applaud Governor’s Casino Remarks

by Christine Stuart | May 19, 2017 10:04pm
Posted to: Gaming | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT —Lawmakers who favor maintaining the exclusivity of two federally recognized Indian tribes’ gaming operations in Connecticut applauded comments that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made Friday to another news organization.

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May 9, 2017

Geographic Lines Begin To Form On Third Casino

by Christine Stuart | May 9, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: The Economy | Gaming | Jobs | Legal | Tribes | East Windsor

Courtesy of CT-N HARTFORD, CT — Geographic divides, more so than partisan, emerged Monday as a key committee debated legislation to allow Connecticut’s two federally recognized Indian tribes to build a casino in East Windsor.

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May 3, 2017

Tribes Make Push For Casino, Speaker Says It Will Be Part of Budget Deal

by Christine Stuart | May 3, 2017 12:04pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Gaming | Legal | State Capitol | Tribes | Bridgeport | East Windsor

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s tribal chairmen believe momentum for an East Windsor casino is on their side. But slowing their progress is a House bill that would open the bidding process for a third Connecticut casino to all operators, and House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz says it will likely be part of a budget deal.

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April 17, 2017

Casino Operators Continue Fight Over Third Casino

by Christine Stuart | Apr 17, 2017 1:54pm
Posted to: Gaming | Town News | East Windsor | Tribes

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie photo HARTFORD, CT — The Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee jumped into the debate Monday over a third commercial casino with a public hearing on its own bill that would open bidding for Connecticut’s first casino off tribal land.

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April 6, 2017

Tribes Guarantee Revenue In Push For East Windsor Casino, Put BIA Approval At 99 Percent

by Christine Stuart | Apr 6, 2017 2:41pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor

Courtesy of MMCT HARTFORD, CT —A day after a top lawmaker gave them a 50/50 chance of getting permission to build their first commercial casino off tribal land, the leaders of Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes visited the capitol Thursday to guarantee the state’s share of slot revenues.

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March 29, 2017

FOIA Complaint Explores Use of Social Media By Public Officials

by Jack Kramer | Mar 29, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Courts | FOIA | Legal | Transparency | Tribes

Courtesy of LinkedIn HARTFORD, CT — The Freedom of Information Commission is close to deciding whether a former top banking official violated Connecticut’s open record laws when he deleted social media posts about the Otoe-Missouria Tribal Nation.

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March 15, 2017

Conversation About Connecticut Casino Expansion Continues

by Christine Stuart | Mar 15, 2017 2:09pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie 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.

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