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July 8, 2014

Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Rowland Corruption Case

by Hugh McQuaid | July 8, 2014 2:57pm

Douglas Healey file photo A federal judge declined Tuesday to throw out any of the seven counts against former Gov. John Rowland, denying a motion by his legal team to dismiss the campaign corruption allegations detailed in an April grand jury indictment.

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July 7, 2014

Dems File Election Complaint Against Foley

by Christine Stuart | July 7, 2014 1:38pm

Screengrab of ad (Updated 3:47 p.m.) The Connecticut Democratic Party filed an election complaint against Republican Tom Foley on Monday alleging that the campaign violated the clean election laws. Specifically, the Democrats say the Foley campaign spent more money than they could have had on hand, citing the campaign’s purchase of TV ads before it receive public funds.

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McKinney-Walker Close To Qualifying

by Christine Stuart | July 7, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo The deadline for qualifying for public funds is fast approaching and at least one gubernatorial candidate is still waiting for his funds.

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June 25, 2014

Foley’s Public Financing Grant Delayed Again

by Hugh McQuaid | June 25, 2014 5:12pm

CTNJ file photo State election regulators declined for a second week to approve Tom Foley’s public financing grant, suggesting the Republican candidate has yet to make up all of the $30,000 in donations disqualified by regulators last week.

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May 28, 2014

Malloy, Wyman Say They Qualify

by Staff Report | May 28, 2014 4:56pm

CTNJ file photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman claimed Wednesday that they’ve reached the goal of raising $250,000 in small donations to qualify for $6.5 million in public financing.

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DGA Comes To Town

by Christine Stuart | May 28, 2014 5:29am

Screengrab of DGA website (Updated 7:38 a.m.) The price of admission to the Democratic Governors Association Northeastern Policy Conference in Greenwich isn’t prominently listed on its website, like it was in December for a similar event in Hartford.

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May 27, 2014

Nappier Calls On Google To Disclose Lobbying Activity

by Christine Stuart | May 27, 2014 12:00pm

Courtesy of the Center for Responsive Politics The Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, along with a coalition of institutional investors, called on tech giant Google Inc. to increase its disclosure of its lobbying activities.

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April 25, 2014

Malloy Says DGA Responded ‘Appropriately’

by Hugh McQuaid | April 25, 2014 2:30pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday the Democratic Governors Association’s recent legal action against state election regulators is an appropriate response to what it sees as a misinterpretation of Connecticut campaign finance laws.

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April 18, 2014

OP-ED | Republicans Should Beware Of Rowland’s Stench

by Terry D. Cowgill | April 18, 2014 5:30am

Could this be the end of the road for former Gov. John G. Rowland? If once again convicted of political and financial malfeasance, will he ever be taken seriously when he’s released from prison a second time? And moreover, will his legal troubles drag down Republican candidates, especially the six running for the privilege of unseating Gov. Dannel P. Malloy?

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April 16, 2014

The Rowlands’ Political Paper Trail Includes Republicans & Democrats

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

Douglas Healey photo Campaign finance records show that in the years following his incarceration, former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife, Patricia, made several donations to both Democratic and Republican candidates and town committees.

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