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Candidates want gaming law changed

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2002

The two candidates for Connecticut's 2nd Congressional district want to change the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to shut out newly recognized tribes, The New London Day reports.

Rep. Rob Simmons (R) and Democrat challenger Joe Courtney agreed on the issue during a debate yesterday.

Simmons has publicly questioned the Bush administration's decision to recognize the Eastern Pequot Tribe.

Get the Story:
Simmons and Courtney slugging down to the wire (The New London Day 10/30)

Relevant Links:
Rep. Rob Simmons - http://www.house.gov/simmons
Rob Simmons for Congress - http://www.simmonsforcongress.com
Joe Courtney for Congress - http://www.courtneyforcongress.org

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