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  • Embattled port authority to face questioning from lawmakers 15 Aug 2019 21:17 Day State lawmakers will get to question representatives of the Connecticut Port Authority, which has been mired in controversy, at a forum Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in Room 1E of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. "This isn't a legal proceeding …
  • Connecticut had one of the first red flag gun laws. Is it tough enough? 13 Aug 2019 23:07 Day Co-workers were concerned after Justin Olden, a Stafford public works employee, told them there would be “a mass shooting” if he continued to be reassigned to jobs outside the municipal garage. The co-workers were aware Olden owned guns and called the …
  • CT’s red flag gun law increasingly used life saver, records... 11 Aug 2019 05:23 Greenwich Time Connecticut’s red flag law, allowing police to seize the firearms of people who may be a threat to themselves or others, has been an increasingly used life-saving measure now being considered as a national tool to combat mass violence. The nation’s oldest …
  • Senator: If Lamont wants jobs, he should back casino bill 08 Aug 2019 17:46 Day TV viewers in Connecticut were treated last week to a new commercial for Encore Boston Harbor, Steve Wynn’s new $2.6 billion resort and casino on the Beantown waterfront. From start to finish it took four and a half years to build and open (if you go, be …
  • Tribes reject Lamont’s grand bargain on gambling 06 Aug 2019 09:30 CT Mirror mark pazniokas :: ctmirror.org Tribal leaders watch Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sign ceremonial copy of the East Windsor casino bill in July, 2017. Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes have doubled down on their commitment to jointly develop a casino in …
  • Officials, activists cite Connecticut’s gun laws as models for reform 06 Aug 2019 03:35 Waterbury Republican American BY PAUL HUGHES REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN A supporter of stronger gun laws had this message Monday after two more deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio the weekend. Paul Hughes Republican-American HARTFORD — Connecticut’s unfortunate history of deadly mass …
  • Connecticut Officials Call On Congress To Act on Gun Background Checks 05 Aug 2019 21:41 CT News Junkie HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy took to Twitter this weekend to call on his colleagues in the Senate to do something more than offer sympathy to the victims of this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “To my colleagues — get …
  • After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. 05 Aug 2019 18:58 Yahoo! Voices Americans are angry and fearful after two back-to-back mass shootings rocked the country this weekend. In response to their calls for political action, President Donald Trump told the country he wants "red flag" laws to prevent more tragedy. …
  • Politics and the ‘dark psychic force of collectivized hatred’ 04 Aug 2019 10:37 CT Mirror President Donald Trump insists he is not a racist, but 51 percent of Americans believe he is, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released last week. Certainly his “send her back” comments about Somalia-born U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and last …
  • Bridgeport casino proposal backed by bipartisan group of state legislators 01 Aug 2019 16:09 Fairfield County Business Journal The on-again, off-again plan to bring a casino to Bridgeport looks like it could be on again – although there are still hurdles to overcome. The Connecticut Jobs and Revenue Act (CJRA) carries the support of a bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators, …
  • Lamont Wants An ‘Intrusive’ Look Into State’s Quasi-Public Agencies 01 Aug 2019 11:09 CT News Junkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Ned Lamont announced investigations this week of incidents at both the Connecticut Port Authority and the Lottery, but an administration official confirmed Wednesday night that they’ll also be looking at other quasi-public agencies. …
  • Sweeping gaming bill calls for Bridgeport casino, sports wagering 01 Aug 2019 06:21 Day State lawmakers unveiled a sweeping gaming bill Wednesday calling for the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to invest at least $100 million in a Bridgeport gaming facility and granting them permission to conduct internet gambling and sports wagering …
  • Lawmakers say they've come up with wide-ranging casino plan 01 Aug 2019 04:56 Greenwich Time Susan Haigh, Associated Press Updated 10:31 pm EDT, Wednesday, July 31, 2019 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers from around Connecticut announced Wednesday they've crafted a wide-ranging compromise bill they hope could lead to a …
  • Connecticut’s broken lottery 31 Jul 2019 23:01 CT Mirror Oops, is that the right headline? “Broken?” How can that be — it keeps bringing in more and more money every year. The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) must be in good shape, yes? No — it’s not in good shape. In fact, it’s in worse shape than at any …
  • Lawmakers Join Forces To Bet On Tribal Gaming 31 Jul 2019 23:00 CT News Junkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 4:18 p.m.) Lawmakers from different regions of the state who had previously been at odds over casino expansion have joined forces with the state’s two tribes to come up with a proposal to build a Bridgeport casino and three …

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