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  • Schaghticoke chief says tribe will continue casino pursuit

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Schaghitcoke Tribal Nation Chief Richard Velky is troubled by media reports regarding Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s rejection of the tribe’s new business registration. The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation applied for limited liability corporation status under Special Act 15-7, which allowed the Mohegan Tribal Nation and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to…