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.
January 28, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 28, 2015 2:23pm
Lawyers for a co-conspirator of former Gov. John Rowland cited notes Monday that aid Rowland’s claim that federal prosecutors withheld evidence before convincing a jury to find him guilty of campaign corruption.
January 20, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 20, 2015 3:43pm
Despite loopholes in Connecticut’s public campaign finance system, clean election advocates said Tuesday it still remains a model for other states to follow to reduce the influence of money in politics.
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January 19, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 19, 2015 6:30am
A federal judge on Sunday indefinitely postponed the sentencing for a former congressional candidate involved in a campaign finance scandal that led to the second conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland.
January 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 16, 2015 4:17pm
Errors and omissions by Hartford election officials, dysfunctional relationships, a lack of leadership, and the absence of a chain of command contributed to the city of Hartford’s Election Day problems, according to a new report.
January 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2015 4:00pm
January 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2015 3:49pm
January 9, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 9, 2015 3:44pm
NEW HAVEN—(Updated 4:48 p.m.) Brian Foley, a nursing home owner who illegally bankrolled former Gov. John G. Rowland’s consultant work on his wife’s congressional campaign, will not see the inside of a prison cell, a federal court judge said Friday.