by Christine Stuart | Jan 29, 2019 4:04pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes
HARTFORD, CT — Chairmen from the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal nations on Tuesday told the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee that the Connecticut legislature could approve construction of the Tribal Winds Casino before the federal government.
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by Christine Stuart | Jan 28, 2019 2:00pm
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 Jack Kramer | Jan 3, 2019 5:00am
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 | Oct 30, 2018 8:30pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Tribes
MASHANTUCKET, CT — With the election less than a week away, the three leading gubernatorial candidates avoided negativity Tuesday night during their final debate of the election.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 23, 2018 6:18am
Posted to: Gaming | Sports | Tribes
HARTFORD, CT — It’s unlikely the state of Connecticut will take steps necessary to allow sports betting to begin this year.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 2, 2018 1:53pm
Posted to: Gaming | Taxes | Tribes
HARTFORD, CT — Outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy invited legislative leaders to his office to let them know he is close to a deal with the two tribal nations to allow sports betting in Connecticut, however, he needs to know whether to proceed or pull the plug.
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by Christine Stuart | May 31, 2018 2:31pm
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 14, 2018 12:03pm
Posted to: Business | Gaming | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes
HARTFORD, CT — Just days after the Connecticut General Assembly failed to pass legislation that would have allowed the state to legalize sports gambling, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to do just that.
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by Christine Stuart and Jack Kramer | May 11, 2018 8:56am
Posted to: Analysis | Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Consumer Protection | Corporate Watch | Election Policy | Equality | Gaming | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Immigration | Insurance | Law Enforcement | Labor | Public Health | Poverty | Public Safety | Sports | State Budget | Transportation | Tribes | Veterans Affairs
HARTFORD, CT—As another session of the General Assembly comes to a close with a mad scramble against the clock, let’s take a look at some of the bills that passed and others that came up short and will be left up to some future legislature and governor to tackle.
Continue reading "ANALYSIS | Legislative Triage: The Winners and Losers of the 2018 Session" »
by Christine Stuart | May 8, 2018 7:40pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | Bridgeport | New Haven
HARTFORD, CT — A bill that would have expanded casino gaming in Connecticut is officially dead for the year.
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