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March 21, 2019

Federal Government Paves The Way for Tribal Winds Casino

by Jack Kramer | Mar 21, 2019 2:24pm
Posted to: Congress | Gaming | Town News | Bridgeport | East Windsor | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes | White House

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HARTFORD, CT — A third casino in Connecticut could be open in 18 to 24 months now that the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs has officially signed off on amendments to Indian gaming agreements that pave the way for an East Windsor casino.

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March 19, 2019

Public Safety Committee Forwards Gaming Bills to House, Senate

by Jack Kramer | Mar 19, 2019 5:30pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | Bridgeport | East Windsor

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HARTFORD, CT — The Public Safety and Security Committee passed a number of gaming bills Tuesday including one that would allow sports betting in Connecticut and others that pave the way for more casinos.

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February 26, 2019

Republicans Pick Up Two, Democrats Hold Onto Three

by Christine Stuart | Feb 26, 2019 10:44pm
Posted to: Elections - Special Elections | Election 2018 | Bloomfield | East Hartford | East Haven | East Windsor | Farmington | New Britain | New London | West Hartford

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Republicans picked up two seats Tuesday in five special elections held as a result of lawmakers joining Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration.

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DC Investigation Focus of Renewed Casino Debate

by Jack Kramer | Feb 26, 2019 3:01pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor

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HARTFORD, CT — The issue of where and who should build a new commercial casino in Connecticut was the subject of an all-day public hearing Tuesday.

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January 28, 2019

Committee To Hear About East Windsor Casino

by Christine Stuart | Jan 28, 2019 3:00pm
Posted to: Business | Entertainment | Gaming | Public Safety | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes | East Windsor | Leisure & Hospital Sector

HARTFORD, CT — On Tuesday the Public Safety and Security Committee will get an update from tribal officials regarding their plans for an East Windsor casino that’s intended to compete with MGM’s new casino in Springfield.

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January 25, 2019

Lamont Says No To Shooting Range in Griswold

by Christine Stuart | Jan 25, 2019 3:59pm
Posted to: Law Enforcement | East Haven | East Windsor | Griswold | Willington

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HARTFORD, CT — Keeping with a campaign promise, Gov. Ned Lamont said Friday that the new state police gun range won’t be in Griswold.

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January 3, 2019

Staying On Daylight Saving Time Among Early Bill Proposals

by Jack Kramer | Jan 3, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Education | Gaming | Social Security | Taxes | State Capitol | Tribes | East Windsor

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State Rep. Kurt Vail has tried without success in the past to get his colleagues to pass legislation that would keep Connecticut on daylight saving time. This year, he’s trying a new approach.

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May 31, 2018

U.S. Interior Department Set To Green Light Tribal Amendment

by Christine Stuart | May 31, 2018 3:31pm
Posted to: DC News Junkie | Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor

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HARTFORD, CT — It’s taken more than a year, a lawsuit, and an investigation, but the U.S. Department of Interior is expected to green light changes to the tribal gaming compact that will allow an East Windsor casino to move forward.

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May 4, 2018

Casino Bill Squeaks Through The House

by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2018 6:34pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | Bridgeport | East Windsor | New Haven

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HARTFORD, CT — After sleeping on it, the House resumed debate and the voted 77-73 to pass a bill that contemplates casino expansion in Connecticut.

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April 17, 2018

AG Advises Lawmakers It Would Be ‘Highly Imprudent’ To Move Forward With East Windsor Casino

by Christine Stuart | Apr 17, 2018 1:45pm
Posted to: Tribes | East Windsor

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HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 3:30 p.m) Attorney General George Jepsen dealt Connecticut’s two tribes a blow Tuesday when he said that plans to build another tribal casino in East Windsor can’t be met until the U.S. Department of Interior approves the amendment to the existing gaming agreement.

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