From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: In a major blow for an expansion of gambling, the Senate majority leader said Monday that a proposal to legalize slot machines outside two Indian casinos is dead for this year.
Entries Tagged as 'Jim Amann'
February 9th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events
November 18th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
So are you grooving on the latest chatter about potential expanded gaming in the state’s most populous city? Or do you think that ship has sailed? With Connecticut’s two tribal nation casinos being squeezed by competition from border states, does it make sense to open up a Fairfield County market? State Senator Andres Ayala argues […]
March 14th, 2011 · 66 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Calling all Connecticut constitutional officers! (Well, most of them.) Mayor Bill Finch is calling on his political friends for a mega campaign event Tuesday night at Testo’s Restaurant, the political and professional mothership of Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa. Team Finch is doing quite well in fundraising. They want to load up the warchest to load […]
May 11th, 2010 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, State Politics
Afternoon update: You think the scoreboard keeper at Fenway Park is paying attention? That’s nothing compared to the scorekeepers in Connecticut politics these days. Every endorsement triggers a friend … and a memory. That no good sonuva bitch endorsed …
January 13th, 2010 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Update, SuBy announces AG run: I’m starting to wonder if the Egyptian mummy from the Barnum Museum that director Kathy Maher is shipping to Quinnipiac for age testing is actually Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa eavesdropping on Q Poll callers. Mario, that you? What a kooky week. Buried some pols, resurrected others. Does that mummy know poll […]
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July 14th, 2009 · 47 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
1:30 p.m. update: Are you getting excited about the gubernatorial campaign? Yawner, you say? We are just about a year away from a potential 2010 summer Democratic primary featuring Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz and Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy. Both have raised more than $two hundred thousand on their way to qualifying for public financing that […]
April 27th, 2009 · 21 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Media, News and Events, State Politics
Lots of trepidation in the Connecticut Post newsroom. On Friday the paper cut loose Business Editor Pam Dawkins, reporter Aaron Leo and tech editor Todd Hollis among 44 layoffs impacting Hearst-owned papers in Bridgeport, Greenwich, Stamford and Danbury. Greenwich, Stamford and Danbury pubs took the biggest hit in the latest round of layoffs. The larger […]