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April 16, 2014

The Rowlands’ Political Paper Trail Includes Republicans & Democrats

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2014 5:29am

Douglas Healey photo Campaign finance records show that in the years following his incarceration, former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife, Patricia, made several donations to both Democratic and Republican candidates and town committees.

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April 4, 2014

OP-ED | We Should Have Seen This Rowland Scandal Coming

by Susan Bigelow | April 4, 2014 10:00am

Christine Stuart

A familiar kind of summer is coming to Connecticut. The light’s getting stronger, flowers are pushing up from below the ground, and former Gov. John G. Rowland is caught up in a corruption scandal that cost him his job.

I suddenly feel 10 years younger.

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March 31, 2014

Wilson-Foley, Husband Implicate Rowland in Guilty Pleas

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | March 31, 2014 7:00pm

CTNJ file photo Former Gov. John G. Rowland is in hot water again. Former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley and her husband, Brian Foley, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to illegally paying Rowland $35,000 in campaign consulting fees.

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November 18, 2013

No Jail Time For Man At Center of Campaign Scandal

by Hugh McQuaid | November 18, 2013 12:43pm

Hugh McQuaid photo (Updated 1:44 p.m.) The architect of the campaign fundraising conspiracy that derailed Chris Donovan’s 2012 congressional bid won’t see the inside of a prison cell thanks to his efforts to help federal authorities build a case against his co-conspirators.

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October 4, 2013

OP-ED | Why the Gov’t Shutdown Is Even Worse Than You Think (The Barbarians Won)

by Jason Paul | October 4, 2013 5:29am

I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Jefferson Jackson Bailey Dinner last week. There I heard Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s fine speech outlining many of the very good things he has done as governor. One line on another topic stuck with me, however, because I agreed with it and because it terrified me. The governor referred to Congressional Republicans as “barbarians” at the wall. The analogy is apt. Yet, the really scary thing to remember is that the historical Barbarians managed to take down the Roman Empire.

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September 27, 2013

OP-ED | Failing The Smell Test In Hartford

by Terry D. Cowgill | September 27, 2013 5:29am

(UPDATED Sept. 29) Connecticut is a land of paradoxes. On the one hand, while some are trying to make secrecy the norm again, we still have some of the strongest freedom-of-information and open-government laws in the country. On the other hand, our state is sometimes run like a third-world country, replete with enough graft and chicanery to make Boss Tweed blush.

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September 16, 2013

Prosecutors Say Evidence Points to Donovan Understanding Scheme

by Hugh McQuaid | September 16, 2013 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo In recommending a prison sentence for his former campaign manager, prosecutors say the evidence makes it “plain” that former House Speaker Chris Donovan understood the scheme to trade campaign contributions for legislative influence.

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September 6, 2013

OP-ED | Primaries Abound In Key Connecticut Cities

by Jason Paul | September 6, 2013 4:52pm

Political junkies in the state are in for a rare treat Tuesday, Sept. 10. We are blessed with a municipal primary day that likely will have an impact on the state’s political future.

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September 5, 2013

Two More Sentenced In Donovan Campaign Finance Scandal

by Christine Stuart | September 5, 2013 5:30am

A Waterbury police detective who co-owned a smoke shop was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for his role in a scheme to direct illegal congressional campaign donations to former House Speaker Chris Donovan.

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August 27, 2013

Former Fundraiser Gets 38 Months In Prison For Role In Corruption Scheme

by Hugh McQuaid | August 27, 2013 6:51pm

Hugh McQuaid photo A federal court judge Tuesday sentenced the former campaign finance director to Chris Donovan’s unsuccessful congressional campaign to more than three years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to hide the source of campaign donations.

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