by Eugene Driscoll | September 17, 2014 5:30am
The Republican candidate for governor said Tuesday he would support proposed legislation prohibiting people who have temporary restraining orders against them from possessing a firearm.
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by Hugh McQuaid | September 4, 2014 6:26pm
NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland responded with a strange outburst during a meeting in 2009 when staffers for Mark Greenberg’s congressional campaign rejected his consulting proposal, the staffers testified Thursday.
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by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2014 2:40pm
A former Access Health CT employee was fined $600 by the State Ethics Office for trying to solicit additional money from a state contractor for information he was supposed to share.
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by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 8:22pm
The day before former Gov. John G. Rowland’s second corruption trial began, U.S. District Judge Janet Arterton handed his attorneys a victory when she waived attorney client privileged, possibly allowing seven accidentally-disclosed emails to become evidence.
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by Hugh McQuaid | August 29, 2014 10:21am
Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to prevent former Gov. John Rowland’s lawyers from using accidentally-disclosed privileged emails as evidence during his campaign corruption trial scheduled to begin Wednesday.
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by Hugh McQuaid | August 11, 2014 12:22pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called Monday for the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on “predatory” debt collection tactics of certain retailers targeting military servicemembers.
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by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2014 10:19pm
The Insurance Department denied requests by two insurance companies to boost their rates by more than 12 percent for 2015.
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by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2014 12:00pm
The Independent Party has the ability to endorse a candidate for governor, but if two factions within the party can’t stop litigating each other or come to an agreement on a candidate, then no one will get the ballot line in November.
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by Hugh McQuaid | July 29, 2014 5:30am
A man who served more than 20 years in prison for a crime he did not commit is expected to testify during a Tuesday hearing on his claim for millions in compensation from the state.
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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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