April 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 27, 2015 5:49pm
April 21, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | April 21, 2015 5:00am
April 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2015 5:30am
April 8, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2015 5:30am
April 3, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | April 3, 2015 5:30am
When Gov. Dan Malloy and the Democratic-controlled General Assembly decided in 2011 to consolidate several agencies, including three of the largest autonomous watchdog units, and essentially put them under his control, he was met with cries of well-earned protest from open-government advocates.
March 31, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2015 12:02pm
March 30, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 30, 2015 5:30am
State lawmakers will soon debate a bill that would prevent politicians convicted of corruption from running for office after their sentences have been carried out. It’s not the first time such a measure has been considered, as U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal championed a similar bill in 2008 when he was Connecticut’s attorney general.
Tags: Tong, Coleman, Blumenthal, ganim, rowland, Ernie Newton, js
March 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 12:31pm
Former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley was sentenced Tuesday to five months in prison for her role in a scheme to hide former Gov. John G. Rowland’s involvement in her campaign.
March 18, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2015 1:40pm
(Updated 3 p.m.) NEW HAVEN — A federal judge with a reputation for being tough on corruption decided to abide by less restrictive sentencing guidelines Wednesday when she gave former Gov. John G. Rowland 30 months in prison for hiding campaign work from election regulators.
January 29, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 29, 2015 5:35pm
Republican lawmakers called Thursday for reducing the amount of money that flows into publicly financed campaigns and giving regulators more tools to investigate abuses.