by Hugh McQuaid | July 10, 2014 1:02pm
Former Gov. John Rowland took money to conduct an on-air “political ambush” of a congressional candidate during Rowland’s live radio show on WTIC, federal prosecutors claimed in new court documents this week.
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by Hugh McQuaid | July 8, 2014 2:57pm
A federal judge declined Tuesday to throw out any of the seven counts against former Gov. John Rowland, denying a motion by his legal team to dismiss the campaign corruption allegations detailed in an April grand jury indictment.
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by Hugh McQuaid | July 2, 2014 5:30am
Republican lawmakers and advocates for disabled people called upon the state Tuesday to halt plans to collect union fees from home health care workers in light of a recent Supreme Court ruling.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 4:16pm
Former Gov. John G. Rowland’s campaign corruption case was transferred Friday to a federal court judge who has recently handed down lengthy prison terms in campaign corruption cases.
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by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2014 11:28pm
New England governors convened Tuesday in Massachusetts in an attempt to come up with a way to more effectively monitor cross-border prescription painkiller trafficking. The discussion was part of a strategy to stem a regional spike in heroin overdoses and abuse of other opioids.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 17, 2014 1:24pm
Federal prosecutors asked a judge this week to deny former Gov. John G. Rowland’s request to dismiss campaign corruption charges against him. Prosecutors called Rowland’s arguments “unconvincing,” but said he could make them to a jury.
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by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2014 2:32pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Monday that would require any police department that hires an officer from another police department to reimburse the first department for the cost of training.
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by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2014 11:30am
A federal judge canceled a hearing Monday on a civil rights complaint against the state regarding its detention of a transgender teen.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 5:18pm
The former Illinois prosecutor Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 months ago to be Connecticut’s Victim Advocate announced his resignation Thursday.
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by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 4:24pm
Advocates were disappointed Thursday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill that would give their clients a fair hearing with the Department of Social Services.
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