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Connecticut Delegation Says Tribal Recognition Change Would Hurt Connecticut

By MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _Proposed rule changes that American Indian groups say could help bring more casinos to Connecticut are coming under criticism from the state’s congressional delegation, which argues that […]

08/30/2013

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Judge Dismisses Eastern Pequot Recognition Effort

A judge has dismissed a bid by the Eastern Pequots to gain federal recognition that would qualify them for certain financial aid and the right to have land taken into federal trust for casino development.

04/02/2013