Lamont is hopeful he will be able to reach a deal with the tribal operators of the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos to offer sports betting and online gambling in Connecticut for the first time. Long running talks with the tribes have centered around whether they would have exclusive rights to the new forms of gambling or whether other operators like the Connecticut Lottery Corp. Or Sportech, which operates off track betting in Connecticut, would be allowed to participate..
OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeA legal challenge could see potentially explosive documents relating to the Alex Salmond Inquiry published.MSPs on the Holyrood committee yesterday voted by 5 4 not to include a damning submission from the former First Minister in its public record, despite the contents having already been widely reported in the media.As a result, Salmond is unlikely to appear in front of MSPs and is instead expected to stage a press conference.The Spectator magazine is reportedly seeking a ruling from the High Court in Edinburgh on Thursday that would put the legality of publication beyond doubt.A special Holyrood committee is investigating the Scottish Government’s botched handling of sexual misconduct complaints against the former first minister.Salmond took the government to court in 2018 and it was accepted the internal probe had been unlawful.Read MoreJoanna Cherry says some SNP colleagues behaving like witch trials The fiasco ended the friendship between Sturgeon and Salmond, whose allies believe he was targeted by Government and SNP figures.A key area for the committee inquiry centres on the meetings Salmond and Sturgeon held during the misconduct probe in 2018.In a submission to Holyrood, described by the Tories as a “bombshell” , Salmond accused his predecessor of misleading parliament and breaching the ministerial code of conduct. Sturgeon denied the claims.However, the Parliament recently decided against publishing the Salmond submission despite it being widely reported in the media.
With regards to chemical sprays it’s one of the most effective methods of controlling a crowd which has crossed the line from peaceful and protected free speech into unlawful and violent. Just a few weeks ago, I stood on a line in hard gear and protected the Madison Fire Department while they were putting out massive dumpster fires. At one such fire, I saw looks of true terror on the faces of people in their apartments, and a young college aged woman crying, as the dumpster underneath her window in her apartment went ablaze, and the nearby tree almost went up as well..