CONNECTICUT

Coverage of Connecticut from New England Public Radio, NPR, and other NPR stations.

Mohegan Sun casino, in 2008.
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Connecticut officials seem less concerned about potential impacts the MGM Springfield casino is having on slot machine revenue at the two tribal casinos in their state. Our panel takes a look at that and other news of the week.

Members of the public who are against legalizing recreational marijuana spoke with lawmakers Wednesday about their concerns that it would lead to underage use.

The U.S. Coast Guard’s highest-ranking officer says it’s unacceptable that the military branch needs to rely on food pantries like the one set up in New London during the government shutdown.  

Historian Samuel Kassow authored "Who Will Write Our History," and teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
Nick Caito / Courtesy Trinity College

A new documentary film, called "Who Will Write Our History," is based on a book by Samuel Kassow, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Lamont Seeks Path Around 'Legal Mud' Of Gambling Wars

Jan 22, 2019

With the new year, the drama over the expansion and control of legal gambling in Connecticut enters its fifth season, a convoluted story in search of an ending. There are new cast members and old feuds, whiffs of scandal in Washington and intrigue in Hartford, and millions spent on lobbying and litigation in both places.

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