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Entries from August 17th, 2018

OIB Poll: Will Ned Deliver Or Renege?

July 20th, 2018 · 3 Comments · State Politics

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Lamont’s Lofty Promises Would Become A Mega Windfall For City

July 20th, 2018 · 59 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

Ned Lamont is making promises no gubernatorial contender has ever delivered before, but if he becomes governor and shepherds his pledges they’ll represent well over $50 million extra to the state’s largest city for reimbursement on payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT) and Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula.

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Meanwhile, Ganim Claims Lamont ‘Waffling’ On Supporting Casino For City

July 20th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Is Ned Lamont waffling on a waterfront gaming destination for Bridgeport? Mayor Joe Ganim, his rival in the August 14 Democratic primary for governor, claims Lamont’s support is melting. The next governor sworn into office in January will inherit a host of issues including a major budget deficit and a legislative session that is expected […]

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MGM Springfield Resort Meets Hiring Goals, Poised For Opening With Local Mass Job Creation

July 20th, 2018 · No Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

As the Connecticut General Assembly awaits its next session in January to weigh gaming expansion in the state, the countdown is underway for the opening of MGM’s $960 million resort casino in Springfield, Massachusetts that includes the hiring of 3,000 resort employees. The opening is scheduled for August 24.

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