September 29, 2014
by Mary E. O'Leary | September 29, 2014 9:56pm
Former Gov. John G. Rowland may be facing 57 years in federal prison for his latest tangle with the law, but he will continue to collect his state pension.
by Hugh McQuaid | September 29, 2014 12:50pm
State Democrats filed a complaint against Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley Thursday, asking election regulators to investigate his campaign’s use of policy language from a think tank Foley founded.
September 25, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 25, 2014 1:08pm
September 19, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 19, 2014 2:44pm
NEW HAVEN — A federal court jury unanimously agreed Friday that former Gov. John G. Rowland was again guilty of corruption. A decade after he resigned amidst scandal, jurors handed Rowland seven guilty verdicts related to two congressional campaigns.
by Susan Bigelow | September 19, 2014 8:00am
About a decade ago, after John Rowland was chased from office, the state’s leaders decided once and for all to reduce the influence of campaign money on politics and government. The legislature passed a sweeping campaign finance reform bill, which, among other things, instituted a public finance system for state campaigns and banned campaign donations from state contractors.
So, how did that turn out?
September 18, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 18, 2014 11:44am
(UPDATED 4:25 p.m.) NEW HAVEN — Lawyers on both sides of former governor John G. Rowland’s corruption trial wrapped up their closing arguments Thursday afternoon and left a jury to decide whether Rowland is guilty of conspiring to hide his role in congressional campaigns.
by Christine Stuart | September 18, 2014 11:14am
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be in California both today and Friday.
September 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 17, 2014 10:43am
Reversing course from previous rulings, U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton allowed a defense witness Wednesday to testify about a conversation he had with Brian Foley, the government’s key witness in its case against former Gov. John G. Rowland.
September 16, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 16, 2014 3:24pm
by Christine Stuart | September 16, 2014 1:55pm
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.