Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are asking communities interested in hosting a new casino near the Massachusetts border to move ahead with their local approval processes.
The leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes told The Associated Press Wednesday they want to ensure their proposed gambling facility is located in a community that wants it.
"We want this to be something that will be accepted by the community where it ultimately lands in," Mohegan Tribal Chairman Kevin Brown said. "We want this to be done the right way."
MMCT Venture, a company created by the tribal owners of Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino, sent...