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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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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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September 14, 2014

Nursing Home Executives Testify They Never Met Rowland

by Christine Stuart | September 14, 2014 10:21pm

Christine Stuart file photo Two nursing home executives testified Friday that former Gov. John G. Rowland did little work for a nursing home chain, even though he was being paid $5,000 per month for his services.

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September 12, 2014

Roraback Testifies That WTIC Listeners Said Rowland Told Them To Call

by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2014 4:29pm

Josalee Thrift file photo When Andrew Roraback’s brother called to tell him former Gov. John G. Rowland had given his cellphone number out over the radio, “he seemed alarmed,” Roraback testified Friday.

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Reporter’s Questions Confirm Campaign Manager’s Suspicion About Rowland Contract

by Hugh McQuaid | September 12, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of LinkedIn Lisa Wilson-Foley’s campaign manager told a jury Thursday that a call from a reporter confirmed his suspicions about the existence an arrangement to pay former governor John Rowland off the campaign’s books.

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September 11, 2014

Evidence Shows Rowland Pushed Campaign to Attack Roraback On Death Penalty

by Hugh McQuaid | September 11, 2014 12:00pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo From his host chair at WTIC, John Rowland emailed Lisa Wislon-Foley’s campaign manager asking for the personal phone number of a political opponent — he told the campaign he would give the number out on the air.

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September 10, 2014

Malloy Calls Rowland ‘Massive Disappointment’

by Hugh McQuaid | September 10, 2014 1:14pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Regardless of whether a jury finds former governor John Rowland guilty of campaign corruption, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said his predecessor’s behavior has been a “massive disappointment” for Connecticut.

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September 9, 2014

Tom Foley’s Campaign Manager Recommended Rowland To Wilson-Foley

by Hugh McQuaid | September 9, 2014 3:20pm

Courtesy of LinkedIn Former Gov. John G. Rowland came recommended by Tom Foley’s campaign manager in a 2011 email to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley.

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Witness: Campaign Consulting Contract Was Unspoken

by Hugh McQuaid | September 9, 2014 11:07am

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 3:52 p.m.) NEW HAVEN — The campaign consulting agreement at the center of the government’s criminal case against former Gov. John G. Rowland was unspoken, the government’s primary witness acknowledged in court Tuesday.

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September 8, 2014

Candidate’s Husband Outlines Scheme To Hide Rowland’s Work For Campaign

by Christine Stuart | September 8, 2014 1:01pm

Douglas Healey photo NEW HAVEN — (Updated 4:21 p.m.) The government’s key witness told the federal jury Monday that he tried his hardest to hide the true intent of former Gov. John G. Rowland’s involvement with his wife’s congressional campaign.

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