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Connecticut AG raises concerns about casino legislation

Attorney General George Jepsen made it clear Monday his office continues to have concerns about the legal consequences of Connecticut pursing legislation allowing a new tribal casino in East Windsor.

In a letter, the Democrat said the risks associated with authorizing the state's first casino on nontribal reservation land "are not insubstantial and cannot be mitigated with confidence."

Jepsen's letter comes as the General Assembly's Public Safety and Security Committee faces a Thursday deadline to act on the bill. A spokesman for the two tribes contends the letter does not address the actual legislation pending in the General Assembly, which he said includes...

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