June 9, 2015
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.
Tags: keno, gambling, casinos, tribes, revenue agreement, Kevin Brown, jeff berger, elizabeth regan, dh
May 29, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2015 12:49am
May 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 11:35pm
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.
Tags: casino, gambling, MGM, Mohegan, Mashantucket, George Jepsen, dh
April 22, 2015
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.
Tags: East Windsor, Jason Bowsza, casino, two tribes, I-91 corridor, Windsor, Enfield, Massachusetts, casino, MGM Springfield, dh
April 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2015 5:30am
February 4, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 4, 2015 1:00pm
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.
December 30, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 30, 2014 6:33pm
A Hartford Times newspaper dated Nov. 29, 1951, local municipal budgets from the towns surrounding Bradley International Airport, and an advertisement promoting the airport were among some of the items found inside a time capsule buried for 63 years in Terminal B’s cornerstone.
November 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 3, 2014 10:04pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Republican challenger Tom Foley believe there are enough voters in Connecticut upset with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his historic tax increase to catapult Foley to victory Tuesday.
Tags: Chris Christie, Tom Foley, Dan Malloy, Ian Sams, Bobby V's, Windsor Locks, dh
by Christine Stuart | November 3, 2014 8:21pm
Republican challenger Tom Foley said he’s been talking about eliminating the state income tax on Social Security recipients for the past three or four weeks, but Sunday was first time anyone can remember him making the statement.
Tags: Social Security, taxes, Tom Foley, Dan Malloy, teacher pension, retirements, dh
January 10, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | January 10, 2014 6:30am
A legislative task force appears poised to push for an expansion of video slot machines at three off-track betting facilities throughout the state.