by Jack Kramer | Mar 21, 2019 2:24pm
Posted to: Congress | Gaming | Town News | Bridgeport | East Windsor | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes | White House
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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by Jack Kramer | Mar 19, 2019 5:30pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | Bridgeport | East Windsor
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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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
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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by Jack Kramer | Feb 26, 2019 3:01pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor
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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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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by Christine Stuart | Jan 25, 2019 3:59pm
Posted to: Law Enforcement | East Haven | East Windsor | Griswold | Willington
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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by Jack Kramer | Jan 3, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Education | Gaming | Social Security | Taxes | State Capitol | Tribes | East Windsor
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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by Christine Stuart | May 31, 2018 3:31pm
Posted to: DC News Junkie | Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor
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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by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2018 6:34pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | Bridgeport | East Windsor | New Haven
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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by Christine Stuart | Apr 17, 2018 1:45pm
Posted to: Tribes | East Windsor
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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