The Connecticut State Senate passed a bill early on Wednesday allowing a new satellite casino to be built by two Native American tribes in East Windsor. It passed by a vote of 24 to 12. But it's doubtful the bill in its current form will win approval in the House of Representatives.
Connecticut’s two Native American tribes made their case in Hartford Thursday for a new casino they would jointly own and operate. That casino would be in East Windsor, and it would be smaller than the state’s two existing casinos.
The Islandia Village Board passed a $4.4 million budget for next year. It will reduce property taxes by 25 percent, and increase spending. The budget relies on revenue from the casino at the Islandia Marriott Hotel…that is not yet finished.