Connecticut may be known as the land of steady habits
, but Fairfield County's condo market might be more accurately called the home of the fire sale.
Connecticut--nicknamed the "land of steady habits
" in recognition of its erstwhile traditionalism--is, per capita, the richest state in the nation.
The contributions to Connecticut's general fund are the winnings from a deal struck 20 years ago by a shrewd governor of the state once known as the Land of Steady Habits
. He was smart enough to negotiate a piece of the action from the gambling industry sponsors of a reinvented Mashantucket Pequot tribe.