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April 27, 2015

Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo Pleads Guilty To Direct Mail Kickback Scheme

by Christine Stuart | April 27, 2015 5:49pm

Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo pleaded guilty Monday to steering Republican candidates to a direct mail company in Florida.

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March 24, 2015

Former Congressional Candidate Gets 5 Months In Prison

by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 12:31pm

Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register photo 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.

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March 18, 2015

Rowland Sentenced to 30 Months on Corruption Charges

by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2015 1:40pm

Arnold Gold / New Haven Register (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.

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January 19, 2015

Sentencing for Rowland Co-Conspirator Postponed Again

by Christine Stuart | January 19, 2015 6:30am

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 7, 2015

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

by Hugh McQuaid | January 7, 2015 6:30am

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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December 30, 2014

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Sentence Former Congressional Candidate to 10 Months In Prison

by Hugh McQuaid | December 30, 2014 2:12pm

Scott Benjamin File Photo Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence Lisa Wilson-Foley to 10 months in prison despite her guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge. The feds claim Wilson-Foley was uncooperative in their case against former Gov. John G. Rowland.

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December 29, 2014

Lawyers Request Probation for Wilson-Foley and Husband

by Christine Stuart | December 29, 2014 11:54pm

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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December 16, 2014

Donovan Lands Job With CEA

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 6:30am

CTNJ file photo Former Speaker of the House Chris Donovan, who has struggled to find employment since losing a 2012 Congressional primary to U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, has landed a job with the Connecticut Education Association.

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December 12, 2014

OP-ED | Rowland’s Desperate Attempt To Stay Relevant

by Terry Cowgill | December 12, 2014 6:30am

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Now that the greatest Connecticut political corruption trial of my generation has concluded and will likely result in significant jail time for the convict, I can relax, listen to WTIC and wait for its former employee’s sentencing, right?

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December 4, 2014

Rowland’s Lawyers Ask For Less Than 18 Months, Say He Is Never Returning To Politics

by Hugh McQuaid | December 4, 2014 11:03pm

Douglas Healey file photo Lawyers for former Gov. John G. Rowland asked a judge for leniency Thursday in court documents, requesting a sentence of less than 18 months in prison for his recent corruption convictions.

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