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January 20, 2016

Connecticut’s Civic Participation Increases With Income

by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2016 12:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut residents are more likely than the rest of the country to volunteer and attend a public meeting, but a civic health report released Tuesday found several areas in need of improvement.

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September 25, 2015

With Jury Selection Scheduled for Monday, Ayala Pleads Guilty in Bridgeport

by Christine Stuart | September 25, 2015 2:27pm

Former state Rep. Christina Ayala will be prohibited from seeking office for two years under the terms of her guilty plea, entered Friday in Bridgeport Superior Court.

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September 1, 2015

Federal Prosecutor Who Heads Connecticut’s Public Corruption Unit Leaving For Private Practice

by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2015 10:53pm

CTNJ file photo The federal prosecutor who won the conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland and two political aides working for Chris Donovan’s failed 2012 congressional bid is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office for private practice.

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August 19, 2015

Frank Offers Frank Discussion on American Politics

by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2015 1:15pm

Christine Stuart photo Described by his former colleague, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, as a person with a wit “quicker than Jon Stewart,” a former Massachusetts Congressman told the faculty at Goodwin College on Wednesday about a seismic shift in American life, as chronicled in his recent memoir.

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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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