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September 16, 2014

Judge Wrestles With Allowing Nursing Home Execs Testimony

by Hugh McQuaid | September 16, 2014 3:24pm

An exhibit in the case courtesy of the US government Calling a defense witness “woefully inaccurate” Judge Janet Bond Arterton rejected testimony, which would have been damaging to the government’s corruption case against former Gov. John G. Rowland.

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Election Regulators Call NU Solicitation ‘Egregious’

by Christine Stuart | September 16, 2014 1:55pm

Christine Stuart photo The State Elections Enforcement Commission dismissed a complaint against Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May Tuesday, but not before offering some harsh criticism of the solicitation the state contractor sent last September to his employees.

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Witness Calls Relationship Between Nursing Home & Campaign ‘Incestuous’

by Hugh McQuaid | September 16, 2014 12:21pm

Hugh McQuaid photo NEW HAVEN — A witness testified Tuesday that Lisa Wilson-Foley’s 2012 congressional campaign had an “incestuous” relationship with the nursing home company that federal authorities say was illegally paying former governor John G. Rowland for political work.

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Coalition Against Domestic Violence Reports Calls Have Increased Following Rice Video

by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2014 7:11am

http://www.ctcadv.org/ Since the video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiance Janay Palmer Rice surfaced, the number of calls for domestic violence services in Connecticut has increased.

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OP-ED | Taking Insurance Companies Out Of Health Care

by Wendell Potter | September 16, 2014 5:30am

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Boeing Experiment Will Be Closely Watched By Business CEOs And Insurers Alike

There are many Americans who are beginning to question the contributions big insurance companies make to our health care system. And I’m not just talking about lefty advocates of a single-payer system. Corporate executives are also wondering why we need the big insurers and whether higher-quality and more cost-effective care could be provided to employees if they didn’t have to deal with health insurers at all.

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Election Regulators Scheduled To Rule On Fundraising Email

by Christine Stuart | September 16, 2014 5:29am

Michael Lee-Murphy file photo State election regulators are poised to make a decision today on whether Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May violated state election law last year when he asked company managers to contribute money to the Democratic Party to help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win re-election.

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September 15, 2014

Rowland’s Attorney Says Work for Nursing Home Was Legit, Feds Say He Worked More On Campaign

by Hugh McQuaid | September 15, 2014 3:48pm

Douglas Healey file photo Minutes after prosecutors rested their corruption case against former governor John Rowland on Monday, Rowland’s legal team called a witness whose attorney immediately accused the government of intimidation.

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Foley, Malloy Challenge Each Other Separately On Transportation

by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2014 1:44pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he’s spending more on transportation than previous administrations, while Republican challenger Tom Foley said traffic congestion in Connecticut has gotten worse over the past few years.

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Feds Say Emails Show Rowland Spent Far More Time On Campaign

by Hugh McQuaid | September 15, 2014 12:04pm

Douglas Healey file photo Through a series of charts depicting emails and phone calls, prosecutors argued Monday that former governor John Rowland communicated far more with Lisa Wilson-Foley’s congressional campaign than he did with the business paying him as a consultant.

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OP-ED | Shining a Light on Tom Foley

by Ron McClellan | September 15, 2014 5:30am

In a July 2013, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said that he was waiting for Connecticut to have its “Wisconsin moment.” This type of careless and offensive comment should be a red flag for every union member, every worker, and every taxpayer in Connecticut.

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