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Author: Bill Cummings

New Indian casinos unlikely under revised federal rules

A new rule proposed by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs may stamp out any chance of another federally recognized tribe in Connecticut building a casino. “This means the state is not for sale,”

Governor’s Residence open to tours June 13

The Governor’s Residence in Hartford   Ever want to see the inside of the governor’s Residence in Hartford? Well, here’s your chance: The Governor’s Residence will be participating in the

DRS: Use card to directly pay state taxes

Hartford – State residents can now use a credit or debit card to directly pay their taxes online or at a Department of Revenue Services branch office. DRS Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan on Wednesday

State police holiday crackdown continues

A state police crackdown over the Memorial Day weekend has so far resulted in hundreds of tickets and a few dozen arrests. Between Friday and Sunday morning, police issued 679 speeding tickets, 811

Malloy: rebates offered to purchase electric cars

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday announced a new state rebate to reduce the cost of buying an electric car. The governor said a cash rebate of up to $3,000 is now available for Connecticut

Obama in Connecticut on Wednesday

President Barrack Obama will be in Connecticut Wednesday to give the keynote address during the 134th Commencement Exercises of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London. The commencement

Report: Family of NY woman in fatal Metro-North crash to sue

  The family of the Ellen Brody, the driver of the SUV which caused the worst crash in Metro-North history, has filed a notice of claim to sue the railroad and others, claiming the rail crossing

Uber says drivers earned $8m in last year

Uber, the ride sharing service which began operations in Connecticut a year ago, says it now reaches 83 percent of the state’s population. and its 4,000 drivers have earned over $8 million. In a post

State officials prevent $14 million in tax fraud

HARTFORD – State officials say over $14 million in fraudulent tax claims have been detected and prevented so far this tax season. “Even though April 15 has passed, our agencies are working diligently

Blumenthal pushes train safety bill

  U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, on Sunday unveiled legislation designed to force railroads like Metro-North to adopt positive train control, improve rail inspections and oversight. “New