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December 17, 2014

Early Legislation Focuses On Term Limits, Campaign Finance

by Hugh McQuaid | December 17, 2014 3:43pm

With less than a month before the start of the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers have begun filing bills on topics ranging from new term limits for public officials to changes in the state’s public-funded campaign program.

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December 16, 2014

Donovan Lands Job With CEA

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Former Speaker of the House Chris Donovan, who has struggled to find employment since losing a 2012 Congressional primary to U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, has landed a job with the Connecticut Education Association.

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December 13, 2014

OP-ED | Omnibus? Try Ominous

by Sal Luciano | December 13, 2014 6:53pm

In case you missed it, there’s a monster lurking in our nation’s capital. It’s assumed the form of a 1,603-page, $1.1 trillion spending package written (allegedly) to avert another government shutdown.

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December 12, 2014

OP-ED | Rowland’s Desperate Attempt To Stay Relevant

by Terry D. Cowgill | December 12, 2014 5:30am

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Now that the greatest Connecticut political corruption trial of my generation has concluded and will likely result in significant jail time for the convict, I can relax, listen to WTIC and wait for its former employee’s sentencing, right?

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December 10, 2014

Feds Balk At Sentence Request By Rowland Attorneys

by Hugh McQuaid | December 10, 2014 12:26pm

Douglas Healey file photo Prosecutors have asked a federal court judge to reject a prison sentence requested by the attorneys of former Gov. John G. Rowland. In court documents filed Tuesday, they questioned whether Rowland deserved “yet another ‘break.”

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December 5, 2014

Feds Want Rowland To Serve More Than 3 Years

by Hugh McQuaid | December 5, 2014 11:31am

Hugh McQuaid file photo Prosecutors want former Gov. John G. Rowland to serve more than three years in prison for his recent felony conviction. In a court filing, they described Rowland as arrogant, power-hungry, and disdainful of clean election laws.

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December 4, 2014

Rowland’s Lawyers Ask For Less Than 18 Months, Say He Is Never Returning To Politics

by Hugh McQuaid | December 4, 2014 10:03pm

Douglas Healey file photo Lawyers for former Gov. John G. Rowland asked a judge for leniency Thursday in court documents, requesting a sentence of less than 18 months in prison for his recent corruption convictions.

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November 26, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Braddock’s Sentence

by Hugh McQuaid | November 26, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of Robert Braddock Jr., a political aide serving more than three years in prison for campaign finance conspiracy while working for former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign.

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November 11, 2014

OP-ED | Connecticut Legislature Should Close Loopholes to Preserve Citizens Election Program

by Cheri Quickmire | November 11, 2014 5:30am

Re: Suzanne Bates’ op-ed, “Connecticut’s Publicly Funded Campaign Finance System is a Joke”

There is one thing we agree with Suzanne Bates from the Yankee Institute about, “money gets into politics — to influence.”

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November 10, 2014

Election Highlights Flaws In Campaign Finance System

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | November 10, 2014 1:02pm

istockphoto Good government advocates concede that the state’s clean election program may need some work after this year’s election cycle.

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