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January 28, 2015

Attorney’s Notes Back Rowland Claim That Prosecutors Withheld Evidence

by Hugh McQuaid | January 28, 2015 1:23pm

CTNJ file photo 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.

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January 22, 2015

Courant Seeks To Unseal Documents In Rowland Case

by Christine Stuart | January 22, 2015 1:17pm

shutterstock The Hartford Courant is seeking a federal court’s permission to intervene to unseal documents in a sentencing dispute involving former Gov. John G. Rowland.

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January 19, 2015

Sentencing for Rowland Co-Conspirator Postponed Again

by Christine Stuart | January 19, 2015 5:30am

CTNJ file photo 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.

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January 16, 2015

Jury Returns Split Verdict In Campaign Finance Case

by Hugh McQuaid | January 16, 2015 4:14pm

Hugh McQuaid photo HARTFORD — A jury reached a split verdict Friday in former state Sen. Ernie Newton’s corruption trial, finding him guilty of illegal campaign practices, not guilty of witness tampering, and reaching no verdict on two larceny charges.

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January 12, 2015

Sentencing Postponed for Former Congressional Candidate

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2015 2:49pm

A federal court judge agreed Friday to delay the sentencing of a former congressional candidate involved in a campaign finance scandal that led to the second conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland.

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January 9, 2015

Rowland Co-Conspirator Gets 3 Years Probation

by Hugh McQuaid | January 9, 2015 2:44pm

Hugh McQuaid photo 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.

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January 7, 2015

Lawyer Accuses Government of ‘Cherry Picking’ Campaign Violations to Prosecute Newton

by Hugh McQuaid | January 7, 2015 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo The second corruption trial of former state Sen. Ernie Newton got off to a contentious start Tuesday in Hartford Superior Court, where his lawyer accused prosecutors of withholding documents from the defense.

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January 5, 2015

Judge Postpones Rowland’s Sentencing

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 2:27pm

Douglas Healey file photo U.S. District Court Judge Janet Bond Arterton decided Monday to postpone former Gov. John G. Rowland’s sentencing, which had been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 7.

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December 31, 2014

The Land of Steady Habits Holds Steady In 2014

by Hugh McQuaid | December 31, 2014 2:38pm

Here is CTNewsJunkie’s look back at 2014, a year in which voters opted to put one governor back in office and a jury voted to convict a former governor, likely sending him back to prison for a second time.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be sworn in on Jan. 7, the same day former Gov. John G. Rowland will be sentenced in federal court.

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December 29, 2014

Lawyers Request Probation for Wilson-Foley and Husband

by Christine Stuart | December 29, 2014 10:54pm

CTNJ file photo Lawyers for a former congressional candidate are urging a judge to grant her probation for her role in the conspiracy that is likely to send twice-convicted former Gov. John G. Rowland back to prison.

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