December 17, 2014
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.
December 16, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 5:30am
December 13, 2014
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.
December 12, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | December 12, 2014 5:30am
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?
December 10, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 10, 2014 12:26pm
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.”
December 5, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 5, 2014 11:31am
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.
December 4, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 4, 2014 10:03pm
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.
November 26, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | November 26, 2014 5:30am
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.
November 11, 2014
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.”
November 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | November 10, 2014 1:02pm