The state legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee on Wednesday sent two casino bills to the full General Assembly for debate, one a third casino operated by the state’s two tribal nations and the other for a competitive gaming process backed by Bridgeport State House members Chris Rosario and Ezequiel Santiago.
From Kenneth Gosselin, Hartford Courant:
The competing casino expansion bill that would open up the process to more proposals could require the legislature to give final approval to any operator chosen in a process led by the state consumer protection department, under revisions to the bill that will be considered by a legislative committee Wednesday.
The bill comes up against the other proposed legislation that would allow the partnership by the operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun to establish a “satellite” casino in East Windsor.
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