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Entries Tagged as 'George Jepsen'

Jepsen Opinion A Blow To Tribes’ East Windsor Casino

April 17th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: Attorney General George Jepsen strongly warned the legislature Tuesday against allowing the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to jointly develop a casino in East Windsor without the approval of the U.S. Interior Department, a condition of the 2017 law permitting the project to compete with MGM Springfield.

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Jepsen Backs Lamont For Governor

March 26th, 2018 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Had Attorney General George Jepsen sought Connecticut’s top office he’d likely be the Democratic standard bearer. Eschewing a third term as the state’s top civil attorney, Jepsen on Monday endorsed Ned Lamont for governor declaring “Of all the Democratic candidates, Ned is the only one who can win the November general election.”

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Moore Supports Casino For Bridgeport–Why Can’t MGM And Tribal Nations Partner?

March 15th, 2018 · 7 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Members of Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation on Thursday appeared before the state legislature’s Public Safety Committee voicing support for an open, competitive process for a major gaming facility in the city. State Senator Marilyn Moore in prepared testimony submitted to the committee suggested that competitors MGM and the tribal nations make a marriage to create […]

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Jepsen: Initial Process To MGM Casino Does Not Jeopardize Tribal Slot Deal–Ganim Testifies In Support Of Casino

March 15th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: Attorney General George Jepsen advised legislators Thursday that the state could take a tentative step toward testing the market for opening Connecticut to commercial casinos without immediately jeopardizing $260 million in slots revenue the state expects to collect this year under an exclusivity deal with the tribal owners of Foxwoods […]

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Ganim Gears Up For Governor, Formal Announcement Next Week

December 27th, 2017 · 73 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

UPDATE: video from Doing It Local. He ran on a second-chance message that resurrected him as chief executive of Connecticut’s largest city in 2015 and now Mayor Joe Ganim is gearing up for a 2018 statewide run in which he’ll tout a new Connecticut economy with cities as the economic drivers. Ganim is expected to […]

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Mattei Seeks Attorney General Seat

December 4th, 2017 · 14 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport attorney Chris Mattei, ex federal prosecutor who put former Governor John Rowland away the second time, announced on Monday his candidacy for attorney general, the state’s chief civil lawyer. Incumbent George Jepsen announced last week he’ll not seek another four-year term in 2018. Mattei joins a list of Democrats that include State Rep. William […]

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Tong: Trump Attacks Families Like Mine

November 28th, 2017 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Democratic State Rep. William Tong on Tuesday filed paperwork with the State Elections Enforcement Commission forming an exploratory committee for statewide office with a focus on attorney general, Connecticut’s chief civil lawyer. On Monday George Jepsen announced he’ll not seek a third term in 2018. Tong was a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2012.

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Jepsen Will Not Seek Third Term, No To Governor Run

November 27th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Attorney General George Jepsen announced on Monday he’ll not seek a third term in 2018, igniting a scramble for a coveted position that has been a stepping stone for pols such as Joe Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal. Jepsen also declared he’ll not be a candidate for governor.

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