September 18, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 18, 2014 11:44am
(UPDATED 4:25 p.m.) NEW HAVEN — Lawyers on both sides of former governor John G. Rowland’s corruption trial wrapped up their closing arguments Thursday afternoon and left a jury to decide whether Rowland is guilty of conspiring to hide his role in congressional campaigns.
September 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 17, 2014 10:43am
Reversing course from previous rulings, U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton allowed a defense witness Wednesday to testify about a conversation he had with Brian Foley, the government’s key witness in its case against former Gov. John G. Rowland.
September 16, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 16, 2014 3:24pm
by Hugh McQuaid | September 16, 2014 12:21pm
NEW HAVEN — A witness testified Tuesday that Lisa Wilson-Foley’s 2012 congressional campaign had an “incestuous” relationship with the nursing home company that federal authorities say was illegally paying former governor John G. Rowland for political work.
September 15, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 15, 2014 3:48pm
Minutes after prosecutors rested their corruption case against former governor John Rowland on Monday, Rowland’s legal team called a witness whose attorney immediately accused the government of intimidation.
by Hugh McQuaid | September 15, 2014 12:04pm
Through a series of charts depicting emails and phone calls, prosecutors argued Monday that former governor John Rowland communicated far more with Lisa Wilson-Foley’s congressional campaign than he did with the business paying him as a consultant.
September 14, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 14, 2014 10:21pm
September 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2014 4:29pm
When Andrew Roraback’s brother called to tell him former Gov. John G. Rowland had given his cellphone number out over the radio, “he seemed alarmed,” Roraback testified Friday.
by Hugh McQuaid | September 12, 2014 5:30am
September 11, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 11, 2014 12:00pm
From his host chair at WTIC, John Rowland emailed Lisa Wislon-Foley’s campaign manager asking for the personal phone number of a political opponent — he told the campaign he would give the number out on the air.